[SunRescue] parts I'm parting with!

MikeNicewongertwmaster at twmaster.com MikeNicewongertwmaster at twmaster.com
Fri Sep 15 11:53:40 CDT 2000

If you go to www.reputable.com and follow the monitor links there is a page
that details how to convert the SGI tubes.

Mike N
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Kropelin" <akropel1 at rochester.rr.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 7:38 AM
Subject: Re: [SunRescue] parts I'm parting with!

> At 11:26 PM 9/14/2000 -0400, you wrote:
> >Hey folks!
> >
> >I posted an inventory before, but earlier tonight some folks
> >were asking about parts I still haven't been able to give away :^)
> <snip>
> >. 21" SGI Monitor (GDM-20D11) Works pretty swell.
> <snip>
> <snip>
> >. 21" Sun monitor
> With a little soldering, I have successfully modified my 20D11 to work
> Suns, and if you're willing to do the same, you can turn that SGI monitor
> into the Sun monitor you're looking for.
> Since the 20D11 expects sync-on-green, what you have to do is connect the
> separate sync pin used by Sun (and others) to the sync separator circuit.
> This is as simple as soldering in one resistor on the input board at the
> back of the monitor. The connector on the monitor conveniently has all
> soldered to the PCB even though most of them aren't used. I can open mine
> up again if you want and give you specific instructions on what I did. And
> yes, it works with both Suns and SGIs after the mod, though you have to
> Sun or SGI cables as appropriate. And no, it still won't work with a PC, I
> suspect because of the limited sync range, or maybe my HD15-to-13W3
> is bad.
> I don't remember the sync range of the 20D11, but I have tested my
> one with a stock Indy and a stock SS2+cg6, and it works great.
> --Adam
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