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Ben Eater: World's Worst Video Card

Build a VGA Video Card

By Ben Eater

Let's build a video card! In these videos, Ben will talk about how VGA signals work and build a circuit that provides the correct timing of sync signals, so a monitor will recognize the signal and display an image stored on an EEPROM. If you’re interested in building your own World's Worst Video Card the kit includes all the components used in Ben's video series.

The Worlds Worst Video Card

Installing the Worlds Worst Video Card

The Exciting Conclusion

In addition to the VGA kit, you will want some way to program the EEPROM that holds the image to be displayed. The easiest way to do this is with an EEPROM programmer. Alternately you may want to investigate building your own programmer with an Arduino or similar.

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