ComputerSphere – testing the Via Epia M output on the LCD

A quick update.

Before I went through the process of installing the operating system on the computer, I thought I should quickly check the VGA output and make sure everything was normal.

BIOS output of the Via Epia M on the LCD.

Testing the Via Epia M output on the LCD

Secondly, I decided to shorten the VGA cable to a more manageable length.

First splicing the cable.

Splicing the VGA cable

Then rejoining the individual cores with heatshrink.

Rejoining the VGA cable

Finally, a bit of aluminium foil as a crude shield before taping it all up with electrical tape.

A bit of aluminium as a crude shield