[vcf-midatlantic] WTD: Hi-res display for 486 Gaming PC
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 15:35:30 EST 2016
I could bring a Sony PVM to workshop if you want to test it.
On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Devin Heitmueller via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 3:24 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic
> > I find I have given away all of my hi-res VGA displays from the 486
> era. I
> > would be willing to trade something of equal value to anyone going to the
> > workshop this weekend. I will be there all day Saturday, from 11AM until
> > 10/11 PM-ish
> > I need something compatible with this card:
> Ooooh, VESA Local Bus. Haven't seen that in a while. :-)
> > in this computer:
> > http://www.vintagecomputer.net/dell/Dimension_XPS-466V/
> > I have a Dell SuperVGA display, but I don't know if it's really able to
> > take full advantage of my video card. I put a new Dell display on it,
> > works like it should but it's not vintage. Suggestions welcome but I
> > prefer something from 1993-94 if possible to keep the system and display
> > within the same time frame.
> > Believe it or not, some new displays are not able to match the hz of this
> > video card, it's not just a simple any old VGA card.
> Do you know what the scan rate of the card is? I would be surprised
> if it really isn't supported by modern displays - it's more likely an
> issue where the card/OS didn't yet support EDID enumeration and you
> have to configure the output manually.
> Devin J. Heitmueller
> AIM: devinheitmueller
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