Perhaps the strangest hack I can think of. . .

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Perhaps the strangest hack I can think of. . .

. . . but it has a point.

I have the passive-matrix screen from a Powerbook 145. . . is there a
way to hack it to work out the signals of a PC? Where can I get the pinouts? And is it workable?

Just a thought. . . so I don't have to buy another monitor. . .

Jake

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Perhaps, but it would cost a

Perhaps, but it would cost a fortune.

See this thread:
http://www.applefritter.com/node/view/5356

and the Hacks FAQ.
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No, not using an A-->D conver

No, not using an A-->D converter board, but using a video card with what they call a "VESA connector". Apparently, this motherboard also has one, though it's labeled "Feature".

Methink's it's possible. . .

Oh, and I wouldn't be a bit offended if this was moved to a more appropriate forum.

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UPDATE!!!

Even better hack!! Take two PCs, a few assorted parts, and a bunch of
Powerbook parts and build a distributed computing device.

Hmm.

So then. . . at what point does the DIGITAL signal become analog on the video card?

And what about the VESA output? Is that analog or digital?

I think I'll look that one up.

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