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rfs is currently offline  rfs
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Message-ID: <633@loral.UUCP>
Date: Wed, 7-Nov-84 14:20:20 EST
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Due to popular demand and being	accussed of commercialism (which I was
trying to avoid	by direct mail)	I am going to reveal the place I bought
the little card	that greatly improved by video display.

To recap:
I own a	PC with	a color	graphics card interfaced to a composite	video
monitor	(Amdek 300A).  In black	and white mode every thing looks ok.
When the software switches to 'color' mode the image looks like	SH__!.

Text is	un-readable, You can't see graphic images from the back ground.

I bought a little card from Jade computer that cost $89.  Its called
The Composite Video Enhancer.  It fits in any slot in a	PC, XT or portable
and interfaces with any	color graphics card (IBM, Hercules, Paradise,
Plantronics, etc.).

As I stated before this	little card improved my	video display on my monitor
by 1000%.  Every color is converted to a shade of gray.	 The display really
looks good.  By	buying this card I don't need to buy an RGB monitor.

In reply to some mail.	I know the Zenith, AT&T	and others have	gray shading
in their system.  I know some new graphic cards	offer gray shading.

I spent	a lot of money on my PC.  I'm not going to throw it out and spend
$2500 on another computer just to get gray shading.  I spent close to

$250 for my color card (IBM).  I'm not going to throw it out and buy an
Everex just to get GRAY	shades.	 Some of these other cards cost	over $400.

Its more cost effective	for me to spend	$89 and	correct	a problem that drives
me crazy!

As I said before contact Jade Computer Products	at 213-973-7707	and ask	for
Blake Vitale.  He'll sell you one just like the one he sold me!
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Date: Fri, 9-Nov-84 09:17:00 EST
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Posted: Fri Nov  9 09:17:00 1984
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Amazing machine, the IBM/PC!!  You spend the extra money for color, and
you pay more to make it function like a real computer...

Sigh...

How come my KAYPRO-II (with floppy drives!) compiles my C code faster
than my spiffy PC-XT??  I know!! When you pay $1,200 for a KAYPRO and
$6,500 for the PC, you expect to wait longer --- the more you pay, the
slower the machine???
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