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Raspberry Pi works with a 30-year-old mini CRT display

Apr 10, 2012, 17:01 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Humphries)

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"Andrew Back, the guy behind the Open Source Hardware User Group, has given us the perfect example of old meeting new by posting the image you see above. What you are viewing is a Raspberry Pi beta board hooked up to Thandar Monitor TV2S, which was manufactured over 30 years ago. The image it is displaying is of the DesignSpark homepage, a website for online engineering resources and design support.

"The setup isn?t exactly practical or even usable, as Back admits, but it could mean a resurgence of effectively dead technology. How many of you have a CRT display stored away somewhere? Does it still work? Were you considering a new flat screen display purchase to run the Raspberry Pi with?"

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