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Subject: Re: Grayscale Display/ Picture Viewer/ HDD Upgrade
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2003-01-02

ABAZ wrote:
> It is very possible, but oly 4 color gray is really feasible (on most
> platforms). Considering the Jukebox's hardware and the need to use pins and
> etc. it would be difficult and require a decent chunk of processor time.
> However, I don't really know how the Jukebox would perform in such a case,
> so I can't say for certain.

The SH1 has a serial connection to the LCD, therefore it is pretty slow.
Updating the entire display takes a lot of time, so we won't be able to
update it often enough to emulate gray scales.


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