[rescue] q on G4 "Digital Audio" and screen res

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Mon Aug 21 11:49:15 CDT 2006

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 05:45:15PM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
> On 21 Aug 2006, at 17:37, der Mouse wrote:
> [...]
>> For a time I had a 1600x1280 monochrome (1bpp) framebuffer with a mono
>> monitor - no shadow mask and thus a really crisp display.
>> Unfortunately it dimmed into uselessness some years back, but I  
>> haven't
>> forgotten. :-)  Using `fixed', 1600 is enough for three 80-column
>> windows with some 150 pixels to spare (or perhaps less depending on  
>> how
>> much additional border thickness your window manager adds).
> Does anybody even make monochrome monitors any more?

Looks like it:


A bit of a niche market.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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