[rescue] Free SGI 1600 sw lcd

Joost van de Griek gyorpb at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 15:27:24 CDT 2011

Nope, both VWS' need an adapter card (common between the 320 and 540, but
different from the O2 card). Unlike the O2, however, VWS' commonly shipped
with 1600SW's, it seems, since the VWS adapter card is common as muck, while
the O2 card is rare as tits on fish.

Wherever you go, there you are.
Joost van de Griek

On 19 jul. 2011, at 21:00, <shatle at nfldinet.com> wrote:

> The O2 doesn't support the 1600sw by default, you do need the little
> adapter card that goes inside. Makes it so you can either use the 1600,
> or the VGA port, but not both at the same time.
> I don't know if the 320 or 540 SGI Windows boxes had that port by default
> or not.
> Steve
>  -------- Original Message --------
>  Subject: Re: [rescue] Free SGI 1600 sw lcd
>  From: Robert Darlington
>  Date: Tue, July 19, 2011 12:02 pm
>  To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>  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!
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