8-bit color

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8-bit color

The number of colors in a display system. An 8-bit color system may use a total of eight bits per pixel (see indexed color) or eight bits for each red, green and blue subpixel. The latter is also called "24-bit color" or "True Color," which is the minimum number of bits for photorealism. See color depth and bit specifications.
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System Requirements: Windows NT4, Windows 95, Windows 98 / ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Mac Classic, or Mac OS X operating system; 8Mb RAM; 256 color supported graphics card; sound card; CD ROM drive; 3Mb of free hard disc space.
The Comtek laptop cooling stand is available in all of your team, company and school colors with 256 color combinations.
The entire system, which includes 16 SpectraLens monochrome incandescent ribbon displays and a RainbowWall RGB LED marquee encompassing 5,275 square feet and capable of 256 color shades, is operated by the company's ProLine computer interface that allows any image running under a Windows application to be shown on one of its display systems.
Multimedia PC, Windows 95 or higher, Pentium 133 or higher, 16MB RAM, 25MB free hard drive space, SVGA with 256 color display, 4x CD-ROM drive.
To run, the program requires a 486 or higher IBM/IBM compatible PC; 16 MB minimum of RAM; 256 color VGA video or better and a CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: 68LC040 25 MHz or faster, minimum of 12 MB RAM (16 MB recommended), 16-bit (256 color) 640 X 480 display, quad-speed CD-ROM drive, System 7.01 or later
System requirements: 486SX (33 MHz) or higher microprocessor, Memory 8MB of RAM, hard disk space 6 MB, CD-ROM drive double speed or faster, SVGA 256 color monitor, Windows 95 operating system and Windows NT Workstation 3.5 or later, sound board and headphones or speakers 8 bit required; 16 bit recommended, mouse.
PC: 486 DX-33MHz or higher microprocessor; 8MB RAM (12MB recommended for Windows 95); MPC-compatible double-speed CD-ROM drive and sound card; mouse; SVGA 256 color display [16 bit color preferred]; loudspeakers or headphones; Microsoft Windows version 3.1 or Windows 95.
Windows 3.1 or later, 486/33 MHz CPU, 8 MB RAM, 2 MB available hard disk space, 640 x 480 256 color monitor, 2x CD-ROM, Sound Blaster or compatible sound card, speakers or headphones, printer.
Multimedia PC, Windows 95 or higher, Pentium 66 or higher, 12MB RAM, 40MB free hard drive space, SVGA with 256 color display, 2x CD-ROM drive.
Equipped with a STN 256 color LCD display, it also has an external connector for a standard VGA monitor.
Since we also wanted the capability of playing live video or even instant replay during games, we settled on a Daktronics 256 Color Message Center similar to those used at the 1996 Summer Olympics.