Topic: Does Hacker Board Video Out Work in NTSC mode?
I just got my CHB Hacker Board version 1.0 from adafruit.com today. After carefully modifying my FTDI TTL-232R-3V3 USB to serial cable so that only the TX, RX and GND pins connect to the proper pins on the Hacker Board header per the instructions on the adafruit wiki site, I powered up the unit with the approved 2 Amp 5V power supply also supplied by adafruit. I was able to get a console prompt through the USB serial cable with minicom on a separate linux machine, but when I attach the Composite Video cable to the designated port on the Hacker board and plug the Yellow phono plug into the video input on the back of my NTSC TV and the audio plugs into the audio inputs on the back of my TV, I get no video or audio. I did a multi term search of the forum to see if I could find any reference to "Composite" "TV" "NTSC" "PAL" "VIDEO" and nothing came up in the forum posts about this issue. Does any one else have the NTSC video output working on their CHB Hacker Board Version 1.0? I noticed that the data sheet says that the board is compatible with both NTSC and PAL so I was wondering if it needs some setup to be properly configured to output the NTSC signals. Again I found no reference to anyone asking this question.