[BBC-Micro] bbc b screen problems

Darren T. Brown darren at hammond-organ.com
Tue Jan 5 23:21:37 GMT 2010

Thanks for the reply Alex,

Its just a standard Sony tube type TV (its about 8 years old). I haven't 
tried it with an LCD TV, but will do tomorrow.

I noticed someone selling a beeb on ebay with a similar problem.


From: "Alex Taylor" <zeem.uk at googlemail.com>
Sent: Monday, January 04, 2010 10:38 PM
To: "Darren T. Brown" <darren at hammond-organ.com>
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Subject: Re: [BBC-Micro] bbc b screen problems

> 2010/1/4 Darren T. Brown <darren at hammond-organ.com>:
>> Just got my old BBC B out after a couple of years and the screen image is
>> somewhat poor, its not sharp and the colours are washed out. Anyone come
>> across this before?
> What kind of screen are you connecting it to? I've heard people
> complaining of very similar symptoms when connecting a BBC to an LCD
> TV.
> I've not had the problem myself, but I've had something similar when
> connecting a BBC to an LCD projector via composite video, where the
> projector would gradually fail to lock on to the colour signal as the
> machine warmed up, the picture flickering into monochrome until it
> eventually stayed that way.
> -- 
> Alex Taylor

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