From: email@example.com (FMCDave) Organization: America Online, Inc. (1-800-827-6364) Date: 01 May 95 02:44:03 References: 1
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firstname.lastname@example.org (Max Francis) on Date: 27 Apr 95 02:53:18 wrote >Does anyone know what the 24-bit RGB colour (yes, I'm English) values are for >the gorgeous set of colours used on CRT-based EFIS and other such aircraft >flight-deck instruments? I'd be very grateful to know..... Unfortunately, most EFIS displays (be they smart or driven by a signal generator) do not use the same method of communication as used by the computer industry. On the 737/757/767 EFIS, a Symbol Generator generates the analog signal which drives the dispaly. On the "smart" displays, a digital signal is sent; but the protocols in both cases are proprietary to the manufacturer and do not correspond to the PC protocols. Sorry. Dave PS: Note: In most cases the graphics are both raster scan and stroke refresh. Usually, the background is raster and the text (and symbols on the Nav display) are stroked.