[rescue] Also FTGH

Barry Callahan barryc at rjlsystems.com
Sun Jun 23 11:23:04 CDT 2013

For what it's worth, every monitor I've tried a 13w3 adaptor on that was made in the last 10-13 years (including lcds) has worked... as long as it supported the resolution & refresh rates being put out by the sun - and within limits, those can be configured in openboot.

Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net> wrote:

>On 06/23/13 04:42, Angel M Alganza wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 06:39:02PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>> Two Sun 13W3F to DE-15M VGA display adapter cables, about 18".
>>> One Sun 13W3M to DE-15F adapter.
>> Are any of those capable to bring the video signal
>> from Sun boxes to standard (PC) VGA monitors?
>> I'd be interested if I could use them for that.
>The 13W3F to DE-15M adapters will get video signal from a Sun box with
>13W3-output video card to any monitor with a standard VGA input
>connector.  However, not all PC VGA monitors will necessarily sync to
>the Sun video signal once you get it there.  I've always used
>Sun-branded monitors on my Suns, but it's my understanding that as long
>as the monitor supports sync-on-green you should be OK.
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