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Re: Will my graphics card support this?



On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 22:07 -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Sunday 31 December 2006 17:19, Ric Moore wrote:
> >> On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 20:39 +0800, Chong Yu Meng wrote:
> >>> On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 09:15 -0800, alan wrote:
> >>>> There is a modeline generation utility, but I cannot remember the
> >>>> name of it.  (My brain is still booting this morning.)
> >>> xvidtune?
> >> Be careful as hell with xvidtune. It'll do whatever you merrily tell it
> >> to do. I blew the flyback out of a beautiful multisync back when a 15"
> >> model cost some large. I drove it just a teeny tiny itsy bitsy too much.
> >> ZING! <puff of smoke> That was a CRT monitor, BTW. I destroyed it
> >> dinking with it and xvidtune, cause I didn't know exactly what I was
> >> doing. That was one sad day. Ric
> > 
> > Your list resident C.E.T. speaks:
> > 
> > You didn't drive it too hard Ric, you drove it too slow, specifically the 
> > horizontal rate.  The design of an h-sweep circuit is a rather large 
> > balancing act, with the inductance of the sweep transformer often at the 
> > ragged edge of a saturated core when running at the usual lower end of a 
> > vga monitors range of 31 kilohertz.
<snip> This was so good I saved it twice! Thanks for the education, Ric

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