mini LCD monitor for replicas

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I am just looking for a small lcd display for my A-One and found some interesting ones at www.lcdtft.com under lcd modules there are very pretty ones with 1.8 2.5 and 3.5 inch diagonale.

Do you think it is possible to use them with the A-One; would there be "readable" signs on a 1.8 inch monitor. (?) I think it has to be 3.5 inch at least (?)

http://www.lcdtft.com/Detail.asp?Product_ID=000.175_LCD18L
http://www.lcdtft.com/Detail.asp?Product_ID=000.250_LCD35L
See types LCD18L and LCD35L; which can handle PAL and NSTC input signals.

What do you think about it? Who has a small monitor in use?

Best regards
minimani

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> I think it has to be 3.5 in

> I think it has to be 3.5 inch at least (?)

NO !!!!
It has to be 7" at least.
Better buy a quality-monitor (Lenco) then one of
this cheap ones (Joytech-Monitors).

best regards
Franz

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I bought this display which i

I bought this display which is pretty universal (not only for my A-ONE):

http://www.conrad.de/goto.php?artikel=341529

Best regards,
Thomas

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CRT vs LCD

LCD are really cool, there small and perfect for the replicas, but when i program it, i prefer to look at a CRT with green text on a black background, it's that nice old feeling that i miss with these modern GUI Smile

Using the replica on a Apple II monitor is awesome !

IA.

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I think Franz is right about

I think Franz is right about 7 inch, but my intention is not to use it for programming.
Programming is much easier connecting it to my iMac with a big lcd 15 inch display and use the serial connection.
Or better to my Classic II, 9inch and have it in black&white

But these small displays would enable me to build a compact housing with display integrated, only for playing moonlander etc. The size of the "mainboard" is 100x160 mm; so the display should not be larger - I want to have a very compact housing
Also it could be connected to the same power plug as the A-ONE, consumption of these displays is very low, 70-100mA, 12V

UncleToms suggestion is not bad at all, because with this MiniTV you can also watch TV and the price is not too high.
I looked also at Lenco, but their miniTVs do not have an input.

I will rethink it - my decision is on HOLD

But there is another interesting theme of mobility - storing the programmes:

NVRAM as descripted by italianapple Paolo or
CFFA1 by rdreher1 Richard Dreher (compatibility A-ONE?)

Thanks

minimani

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NVRAM

If you program basic or Assembly on the mac, the NVRAM you don't really need it.
As i done all my programs straight on the A-One, i wanted to be shore not to lose the code in case of "power down"

Smile