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Fri Aug 11 16:19:04 CDT 2006
>Subject: Re: LCD question
> From: "Roy J. Tellason" <rtellason at verizon.net>
> Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 15:19:08 -0400
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>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.
Lest we forget the WD Pascal Micro? The one with the WD16 chipset
programmed as a P-engine.
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