[rescue] Sun monitor cable

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Wed Jan 22 15:43:43 CST 2003

Maybe the cable was an SGI cable... they used 13W3 and I believe they used
sync on green.... that # is not  a sun p/n.

-- Curt

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>> To the best of my knowledge no Sun framebuffers support Sync on Green.
>> Some 3rd party ones may have, but all the info I have access to seems to
>> indicate that there is no sync on green signal.
>> Wether or not any 3rd parties ever built an adapter or cable for Sun's
>> to use a sync on green monitor, I do not know.
>> If the old DEC monitor is a Sony, Sun and other vendors probably used the
>> same basic monitor.... you may be able to modify the monitor and add two
>> connectors on the back for the sync signals.  Although, for all that
>> you can probably find a Sun monitor local to you cheap, like the common
>> 1962B Sony monitor.
>> -- Curt
>Oh well looks like it's give up then, the only thing I was wondering was why
>sun produced the cable if the machines don't support sync-on-green. I tried
>to find a description of the part no i was given (018-8105-001) but couldn't
>find anything
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