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enhanced graphics adapter (EGA)

The EGA card is one of the first graphics variants for simple applications with low resolution.

With 640 x 200 (350) pixel resolution and 4 bitcolor depth, with which 16 colors out of 64 colors can be displayed, and a screen memory of 64 KB, the EGA card belongs to the simplest versions of a graphics card, which at the time of development in 1984 were still characterized by high costs for memory space.

Pin assignment of EGA

Pin assignment of EGA

EGA uses a 9- pin Sub-D connector as PC interface, whereby the DB socket is used on the computer side.

Englisch: enhanced graphics adapter - EGA
Updated at: 22.10.2017
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Links: enterprise grid alliance (EGA), graphics, resolution, memory, kilobyte (KB)
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