Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Fri Aug 11 14:19:08 CDT 2006
On Friday 11 August 2006 02:35 pm, Evan Koblentz wrote:
> Western Digital is a major manufacturer of hard drives.
I knew that, I have several of them on hand here. And that's the *only*
computer I've ever seen that had that name on it. And it was
semi-proprietary in terms of the way it was built, no way was I gonna bother
with messing with it...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roy J. Tellason [mailto:rtellason at verizon.net]
> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 1:53 PM
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> Subject: LCD question
> Some time back, I pulled apart a fairly trashed XT-class computer and one
> of the things I got out of it was an LCD, most of it appearing to be
> fairly standard stuff and I don't think that I'm going to have a lot of
> trouble with that but then there's that other connector...
> Two pins, and both wires are the same color.
> It's been suggested to me that perhaps this is for an EL backlight. Any of
> you folks know of how I might go about testing that, so I can get some
> idea of what's actually in there?
> Anybody by any chance know of this display?
> Oh, and if it helps any the brand name on the box was "Western Digital",
> which is the only time I've ever seen that brand name on a computer.
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