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Richard legalize at xmission.com
Sun Jan 29 16:29:51 CST 2006


In article <20060129134635.E24579 at shell.lmi.net>,
    Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com>  writes:

> On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Richard wrote:
> > Presumably you mean 375-475?  I can't imagine displaying 3 lines on a
> > CRT ;-).
> 
> Back when Comdex was still active, there were a lot of technologies used
> for billboard sized screens.  One of the techniques that I saw was a
> billboard made of thousands of 2" CRTs, using each 2" CRT as a single
> pixel.  Each CRT only displayed 3 "lines", RED, BLUE, and GREEN.

Wow.  I'd love to have seen a picture of that puppy!  I wonder how
much power it drew when turned on :-)
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