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2013-08-24 05:30
Overthink

Registered: Aug 2013
Posts: 10
Release id #115599 : SID-Wizard 1.4

Is there a working NTSC version of SID-Wizard? The top and bottom borders of the screen are chopped off on my NTSC machines. Tried a 64, 64c, with Commodore 1702 and 1084, and even another old monitor that had a vertical height adjust - nothing is there. Makes the program impossible to use as the orderlist is contained at bottom. Works on my PAL tester 64/PAL capable monitor. Tried 1.2 and 1.4.

Thanks.
2013-08-24 15:13
iAN CooG

Registered: May 2002
Posts: 2988
actually it IS NTSC compatible, you might need to regulate your monitor vertical size, but at least on VICE it works and the whole borders are visible.
2013-08-24 15:40
Overthink

Registered: Aug 2013
Posts: 10
Thanks for the response.

Unfortunately this is not the case - in emulated NTSC, it works, but on real hardware (and I tried all of the most common types) it does not. I also tried a monitor with vertical height adjust (a color Magnavox Professional RGB Monitor 80) and it simply adjusted the chopped-off screen and made it smaller (the graphics in the top and bottom borders still weren't there).

I reached out to Hermit about this and he kindly replied, I may be out of luck (he hadn't tested it on real NTSC hardware). We'll see :-)
2013-08-24 16:08
Overthink

Registered: Aug 2013
Posts: 10
Update... after discovering there was also vertical height adjustment on the 1084 monitor, I tried that and was finally able to see the most of the screen. The very top is still cut, but it's just the top edge of the logo, I can live with that :-D

It's a little odd that the V height adjustment worked for one monitor, not another. Whatever works.
2013-08-25 18:14
Six

Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 280
I had a monitor (think it was a 1084S) for a while where I'd installed a toggle switch and resistor across the vheight pot so you could simply switch between heights - saved me a lot of fiddling around with a tiny screwdriver. Simply adjust it for the lower height, measure the resistance, then set it to normal and measure THAT resistance, and find a resistor that will match one of them. Don't know if this'll help you or not, but it made my life easier (Used the same monitor on the Amiga for the same reason, btw)
2013-08-26 19:19
Overthink

Registered: Aug 2013
Posts: 10
Six- that's a cool idea, thanks :-D
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