[SunRescue] Monitor for a 3/80
Michael C. Vergallen
mvergall at double-barrel.be
Wed Dec 1 08:20:28 CST 1999
Eh ... I don't know if it helps but I can use my GDM-1962B with my 3/80 no
probs with a Mono Frambuffer. However I don't have the part no of the
Framebuffer or the monitor on me.
Michael C. Vergallen A.k.A. Mad Mike,
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On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, james wrote:
> On 1 Dec 1999, Harry Regan wrote:
> > I was talking to a friend about what monitors a 3/80 could
> > support. I had used a 3/80 with an (antique) Hitachi 19'
> > quite a while back, but my friend gets nothing when he plugs
> > in the montior from a Sparc 2 into the 3/80-- the 3/80 works
> > otherwise... I don't know which framebuffer is installed.
> > Are there only certain monitors that work with the 3/80?
> > Can you use a color monitor on a B&W framebuffer or a
> > B&W moniotr on a color framebuffer?
> Unfortunately, this is like saying "my modem doesn't work with my
> computer" without giving more specifics. Since the 3/80 didn't come with
> an onboard framebuffer, it could be set up to drive anything from a 1-bit
> ECL digital mono monitor to an analog color monitor. Same with the Sparc
> 2. You need to get the model numbers from the monitor and the framebuffer
> from the 3/80 to figure out if it will work.
> My guess is that the 3/80 has an analog color or mono framebuffer and
> you're using an analog color monitor, but the sync frequencies are wrong.
> The model numbers are the only way to tell.
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