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Colorgraphic Communications Corporation

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Colorgraphic has been a forerunner in electronics technology since 1980. Today we specialize in the design, manufacture and sale of multi-screen video adapters for PCs.

History

  • 1980 - Designed a high resolution color graphic terminal for use with mainframe computer systems.
  • 1981 - Started shipping the terminal, MVI-100, which provided emulations with color enhancement to work with seven popular terminals of that era.
  • 1982 - Began development of new terminal MVI-100 in an ergonomic package.
  • 1983 - Expanded capabilities of the MVI-100 with an XL-Bitmap graphics terminal.
  • 1984 - Continued development of the high resolution bitmap graphics.
  • 1985 - Designed a new power supply for the color graphic terminal which we also installed in the new monitors under development.
  • 1986 - Designed and began shipping an industrial EGA monitor, EG1522 and EG2040.
  • 1987 - Designed first multiple display adapter, EGA, capable of independent ports or combining two ports into one for a text overlay onto graphics.
  • 1988 - Designed and shipped first VGA multiple adapter, VGA
  • 1989 - Designed and began shipping the Dual VGA+, two port video adapter, developed primarily for the military's use in Trident nuclear submarines.
  • 1990 - Dual VGA+ became the FIRST multi-screen video adapter for Windows.
  • 1991 - Designed Twin Turbo Accelerator which was the first multi-screen accelerator for Windows with 1 MEG of memory per section.
  • 1992 - Super Dual VGA designed with an ET4000 with a faster VGA interface. Most successful product to date. Introduced CG Panel: first Window Placement Software.
  • 1993 - Designed and shipped the WARP Series with one MEG of memory per section.
  • 1994 - Began development of a PCMCIA card, Voyager VGA. Designed the WARP 4: Colorgraphic's first four port card using one slot for four separate displays.
  • 1995 - Introduced the Pro Lighting Series for a PCI Bus. Shipped the Mega Lightning, a high performance video adapter with four MEG of memory per section.
  • 1996 - Began shipping a totally revamped Pro Lightning Series with two MEG of memory per section.
  • 1997 - Voyager becomes the PCMCIA/Windows CE VGA adapter of choice. Began shipping the Evolution Series with four MEG of memory per section.
  • 1998 - Release of Predator 3D AGP card with eight MEG of memory per video section.
  • 1999 - Predator Pro comes with 32 MEG of memory, standard, per port. Colorgraphic introduces a moderately priced card for the low to medium end of the market, Predator LT.
  • 2000 - Predator Pro line is fully developed. A predator ProMedia and a ProVideo Series will be designed to replace earlier TV overlay/TV out products.

Products

Documentation

Drivers