Flat screen for monochrome Sun output?
mark at wickensonline.co.uk
Thu Nov 27 02:49:54 CST 2008
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> I've been trying (unsucessfully) to get various flat screen
> monitors to display the output from a sun monochrome frame
> buffer. This is proving tricky.
> The monochrome fb outputs 1152x900 if I recall correctly and
> its proving difficult to get any monitor to sync to this. Note
> the output is analogue not the older ECL (?) type display.
> Old CRT multi-sync monitors that sync on green handle this
> Can anyone recommend a modern flat screen that will work with
> this kind of framebuffer?
> I do have various video processing units that can scale and
> process the output, but I'd rather not use these as they
> are already in use for other tasks.
I've had good results with the output from various VAXen that generate
sync-on-green signals with an Iiyama AS4637UT 18". It was produced about
five years ago, features dual DVI and composite inputs. Should be able
to get hold of them on the second hand market fairly reasonably.
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