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

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon Aug 21 13:18:08 CDT 2006

>From: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>
>Date: 2006/08/21 Mon AM 11:45:15 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] q on G4 "Digital Audio" and screen res

>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?

Yeah, almost all monitors are, with two redundant guns for when the others burn out ;^)

Seriously, I think they are commonly used on POS/cash register applications in my experience...


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