LCD question

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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-- 
Member of the toughest, meanest, deadliest, most unrelenting -- and
ablest -- form of life in this section of space,  a critter that can
be killed but can't be tamed.  --Robert A. Heinlein, "The Puppet Masters"
-
Information is more dangerous than cannon to a society ruled by lies. --James 
M Dakin




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