Monitors

An important part of the retro experience is having a good monitor. What is a good retro monitor? I think it’s the kind if monitor that give you the match to the quality and the era the usage was. Connect old machines to a newer TV or monitor and you will not get the same result due to many reasons.

Here is my collection of screens used for retro computing/gaming:

CRT:
Commodore 1081 -> Amiga 1000
Commodore 1084S -> Commodore Amiga 2500/RPi
Commodore 1084S-D2 (2x) -> Amiga 4000 and C128-D
Commodore 1701 -> not in use
Commodore 1702 -> C64 and AC Ryan Playon!HD Mini 2
Commodore 1901 -> not in use
Commodore 1930-II -> not in use
Commodore 1950 -> not in use

IBM P72 -> A2386SX BridgeBoard via VGA Card

Philips CM8533 -> Sega MegaDrive
Philips 14PT1354 -> not in use

Aristona 37KV1212-03B GR1AX TV -> Atari VCS 2600
Aristona 38ZZ3253-03B Anubis A TV -> not in use

Sharp CV-2031S -> Amiga 2000

Sony KV-25FX30B -> not in use

LCD:
Sony Bravia TV KDL-40V5500
ANT -> Sega Master System II
AV1 SCART -> not in use
AV2 SCART -> not in use
AV3 CVBS -> PlayStation 1
HDMI 1 -> Wii U
HDMI 2 -> XBOX 360S
HDMI 3 -> PlayStation 3 Slim
HDMI 4 -> ChromeCast
COMPONENT -> PlayStation 2 / Wii / XBOX
PC/VGA -> Sega DreamCast

Samsung T200HD
ANT -> not in use
D-SUB VGA -> not in use
DVI-D -> not in use
HDMI 1 -> PiStorm in A2500
HDMI 2 -> RGBtoHDMI in A2500
SCART RGB -> not in use
COMPONENT -> not in use

Philips 19PFL3403/10
EXT1 SCART RGB -> not in use
EXT2 SVIDEO -> not in use
EXT3 Component -> not in use
HDMI 1 -> not in use
HDMI 2 -> not in use
D-SUB VGA -> not in use

OLED:
LG OLED55CX6LA
HDMI 1 -> PlayStation 5 Disc Edition
HDMI 2 -> Nvidia Shield TV
HDMI 3 -> XBOX Series X
HDMI 4 -> PC X99 with GTX1080