Re: Nice toy for a whirler

Subject: Re: Nice toy for a whirler
From: Sandy Harris <sandy -at- storm -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 11:51:20 -0500

A few weeks back, I wrote:

> Multiple monitors are wondeful for whirling. ...
> There are a lot of big monitors off various old Unix boxes on the surplus
> market. ...
> Fixed-frequency monitors are usually dirt cheap. ...
> As a second monitor on a PC these fixed-frequency monitors are happy.
> ...
> I plugged these into a 98 box with an AGP card as primary video adapter, fiddled
> a bit and bingo! Dual monitors with no cost and minimal sweat.
> This is so useful and was so cheap I'll likely add a third one soon. If I'd had
> to buy the parts, my cost for the lot would have been about $100 US.

I've added the third one. Cost turned out to be $96 Canadian. I'm running out
of desk space with a 19" flanked by two 20", but quite happy with the results.

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