[rescue] Free SGI 1600 sw lcd

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 12:15:01 CDT 2011

The adapter allows you to use a very proprietary monitor on ordinary VGA
video cards.   The better question is, what does the $2500 tiny monitor do
that I can't do for $300 at NewEgg?

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Richard <legalize at xmission.com> wrote:

> In article <
> CAF_SE-CFKHYsnYPHWcHH6Q_vi_GaXNhpzcMr2OH7Pxcce78hEQ at mail.gmail.com>,
>     Robert Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com> writes:
> > Just an FYI to the list, these only work with the funny connector on the
> > back of the O2 (possibly one of the other newer model sgi systems) and
> some
> > funky matrox card for PC's.   There is an adapter box that takes this to
> > VGA.  Last adapter box I bought was $600!
> $600?  What the hell does the adapter do?
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