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Electronic Circuits / CRT hacking ideas....
« on: June 18, 2019, 07:20:16 PM »
After a recent and rather successful trip to the recycling area, I found and old GE CRT TV (tiny one) with a vcr and a blockbuster batman tape stuck in it ;D. I cannot imagine who would keep something like this until friggin 2019 but thats besides the point...

I was always a big fan of CRTs, and I was wondering how can I hack it into something cool. And by "cool" I mean being able to control the video signal in some manual and interesting way.

Decades ago back in school I have done the classic hookup of sound output to deflector coils to draw Lissajous figures and I tried building a crude scope as well... I want to take this in some sort of NEW direction, maybe somehow control the color?

The other thing I have is an Arduino and I have several programs with TVOut library (I wrote code for pong for example), which works via composite input. It is BW only, but maybe something can be done about it.
Wondering if anyone has any unusual ideas!

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