[rescue] A cheap flat panel display that would work good for Suns...

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Mar 7 21:31:14 CST 2008

>From: Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>
>Date: 2008/03/07 Fri AM 11:38:08 CST
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] A cheap flat panel display that would work good for 

>Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 11:58:00AM -0500, Earl Baugh wrote:
>>> In my new rack set up, I've got a Sun KVM, and I was thinking of getting 
>>> inexpensive flat panel
>>> that I could hook up to it.  Used would work, if it had a good
>>> picture...under $100 would be just perfect...
>>> (I know, I can dream 8-) )
>> Every now and then you can get lucky.
>> I managed to snag a 17" LCD from Costco for under $100 (after tax even!)
>> a few months ago.
>>> and I do have KVM to HD15 for VGA monitors.   I'd like something that
>>> supports the 1152x900 resolution
>> I would think you'd either want to bump the suns down or up to 1024x768
>> or 1280x1024.  I've never see a LCD that does 1152x900 natively and
>> scaling tends to be extremely ugly.
>Speaking of... Does anyone know of a KVM switch that can switch analog 
>video signal at 2048x1536x32 at 72Hz?

Like this:


IOgear "claims" to support that resolution in several analog KVMs (use their 
wizard to help you navigate the various models)...


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