From: Greg Langham (greg_at_psnet.net)
Date: Thu Mar 02 2000 - 14:31:27 EST
My solution to the digitial vs. analog flat panel problem was to buy a
Selectadock III and buy a digital video card and flat panel. In my
particular case, I'm driving an SGI 1600SW with the Number 9 card using the
You are right - no matter how good the analog interface, the direct digitial
interface will always look much clearer.
From: Christoph Eyrich [mailto:eyrich_at_zedat.fu-berlin.de]
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 10:09 AM
To: Jeff Jackowski
Cc: Randal Whittle; TP List
Subject: Re: TFT Screen Clarity?
I'm using the Apple flat panel monitor with a HP Omnibook 800.
No problems at all but it takes a bit of fiddling to get a good image
quality. I'd buy it again ... (mainly running Linux but there were no
problems with the W95 driver either)
One caveat: you may get close to the quality of the built-in TFT but
comparing a digital to an analog display interface is a bit unfair,
you will never get the same quality :-)
On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Jeff Jackowski wrote:
> > went to visit and take a look at his Apple Studio 15 flat panel monitor.
> I've had the same trouble with the desktop LCD I'm using now. I found that
> by changing the vertical referesh rate, I can get the image to be about as
> sharp as my ThinkPad's. At 60Hz, the image is fuzzy. At 75Hz, the image is
> great. You might want to give that a try.
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