BeyondPixels on Twitter just posted some interesting comparison pictures of a French NES’ fake RGB, vs the normal Composite Video output on another NES. Since the RGB of the French NES is simply an internal cvbs-to-RGB converter, the differences we’re seeing in the pictures can be a number of things:
- The display’s comb filter doing a good job with composite.
- The converter separates the color signals close to the source, theoretically allowing for less interference between colors.
- Weirdness that’s created by the converter?
I’d some day like to do a more in-depth analysis of how these French RGB converters worked, but for now, enjoy the pics!
Here is what a French NES "RGB" can output compared to a regular Euro NES with CVBS:
– Both consoles has been hooked up to my Sony BRAVIA 40W4000 on the same SCART port.
– Photos taken with an iPhone 5S
Overall, more ghosting and color bleeding than CVBS.
— Beyond Pixels (@ChristianBruyer) June 21, 2018