apple 23 inch display with vga

2 replies [Last post]
Offline
Joined: Sep 3 2004
Posts: 170

hi, i aquired a 23 inch cinema display the one with the adc connector. im planning on using this with a powerbook when i get one (waiting for intel macs). My question is, i know i need the adc -dvi adapter, but, even with that, is will it ever be possible to have it working with my imac g4 using vga out?. Until i get a powerbook, i dont have much use for the display, but if i could use it with my imac, it would be great. is it possible without buying a crapload off hardware, i have seen dvi-vga adapters, could i just use one of those with the adc-dvi conversion box?

thanks!
eric

__________________

let's show them why 1984 won't be like 1984

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
Offline
Joined: Sep 16 2004
Posts: 274
I believe it was determined t

I believe it was determined that most of the dvi-adc converters do not pass the analog signal through to the adc connecter. I think you might be able to find the thread that discussed using one of these with the adc crt displays.

iantm's picture
Offline
Joined: Apr 2 2005
Posts: 709
VGA - ADC is doable

Dr Bott has the VGAtor. It'll convert from vga to adc. Trouble is that it isn't terribly cheap at $299. Anyways, here's the info on it. http://drbott.com/prod/db.lasso?code=0151-VGAT . I've seen these in action, and can vouch for them being usable.

- iantm

__________________

- iantm
ACPT & ACDT (long expired)
BMW Certified Technician