[rescue] Folks in GA w/hankerin' for SS20's might look at this

Tim H. lists at pellucidar.net
Tue Apr 15 20:32:57 CDT 2003

On Sun, 13 Apr 2003 17:10:10 -0400
Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:

> On Friday, April 11, 2003, at 12:02 PM, Kevin wrote:
> > One of my 20" SGI monitors came with a similar remote.
> > What are people using these things for, presentations
> > or something similar?  Seems odd to me.
>    As I understand it, the rationale was that with average arm length,
> you can't get far enough away from a 20" monitor to make accurate 
> geometry and contrast adjustments.  And they thought it'd be a neat 
> bell/whistle.
>          -Dave
It also is a remote just for the monitor, it is not capable of
triggering any events on the computer, and it's range is not much more
than arm length in my experience, yes it is a cool bell and whistle.


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