How easy is it to damage an IBM CGA display?
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Nov 28 18:10:51 CST 2007
> I'm having a bad day here ..
> I mistook an IBM Industrial CGA display for a monochrome display, and
> plugged it into a monochrome display adapter port. There was no smoke
> or funny noises, but it definitely did not work.
> I've heard stories about the IBM monochrome displays being fragile
> when mishandled like this. Were the IBM CGA displays also this fragile?
No. Doing the revers (5151 MDA monitor into CGA card) lets the smoke out
of the monitor, but the CGA monitor shouldn't be easily damagrd.
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