[BBC-Micro] Microvitec CUB 895 monitor?
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Sat Dec 9 14:03:18 GMT 2006
On Sat, 09 Dec 2006 12:33:01 +0000, Alex Taylor <astravan at ntlworld.com>
> I've had this monitor in my loft for years now, and I've never
> it on until today. I got it from the tip as a job lot with a BBC B,
> drive etc. The monitor is still dirty from being left out standing on
> soil in the rain.
> I did notice when I first got it that the tube looked darker than a
> 'normal' Cub. It's only today that I power it on and connect it to my
> Master 512, that I notice that it's by far and away the best picture
> I've *ever* seen on a monitor of its type.
> Has anyone else come across a CUB 895 before? I'm just interested
> because this is the only one I've ever seen, and I wonder how it
> in with the rest of the range and if it cost any more.
Seen one on a Beeb that had been kept in the head office of a
not-so-well known brand, as a character generator and PROM blower (via
a big tin box full of discrete components that were re-seated on every
use as there was a dry joint *somewhere*). When you brought your
finger close enough some static discharge would crackle - and keep
So they were around, and it was definitely a higher-spec model and not
just a second-source tube. No information about the price, but what do
you think! ;-)
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