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Re: Will my graphics card support this?



On Wednesday 03 January 2007 21:37, Ric Moore wrote:
>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
>
What, one for each eye?  :-)  Chuckle.  Thanks for the flowers Ric.

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