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alxtronics
03-29-2003, 08:01 AM
Hi

I ran out of 1084s monitors... i only have left a 1942... when i open WB it works fine, but when i open my flyer screen it goes out of sync...

Is there a fix for this? Could MoNed help me here?

In other words... HELP!

TIA

Alxtronics :(

Keith Kittlesen
03-30-2003, 11:47 AM
The 1084 monitors had 23 pin connections that went directly onto the video port on your Amiga. The 1942 however needs an adapter. If you're using a supplied amiga adapter with a video toaster the part number needs to be greater than "-01". Apparently the original adapters weren't pinned right for use with a toaster. Software hut (www.softhut.com) has a Flicker fixer, the ToastScan, ($130-$140) available that will let you use most VGA monitors including a 1942 or 1960 on your Toaster/Flyer system. It's a little expensive but it does allow you to use a wider variety of monitors on your system so you don't have to worry about your 1084 dying. I have a Sony Multiscan 100sx hooked up to my Non-toaster Amiga 4000 and it works fine. They may also have the older Amiga adpaters which were only about $15 way back when. Hope this helps.

tonsofpcs
10-23-2003, 09:43 AM
Convert to an Amiga 3000, it has built in VGA-Output at 'normal' refresh rates [built in flicker fixer and scan converter]. The Amiga 3000 probably sells cheaper on ebay than a flicker fixer