[AG-TECH] mac as multi-projection display system?
fdech at uchicago.edu
Tue Jun 5 20:31:56 CDT 2007
thanks everyone for the replies on this.
i'm considering using a Mac Pro as the display machine in a two system
node, and i just wanted to find out more info on how the duallink display
cards are at driving more standard projectors and monitors.
if the Mac Pro can understand a TripleHead2Go without drivers then that's
On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 03:23PM, Marius Schamschula said:
> Multiple displays have been standard with Mac OS since Mac OS 7. I
> had three displays on a PPC 8100 machine back in 1995. Doc is using a
> XServe machine (good if you want a rack mount system, bad if you need
> multiple video cards - only two slots) with the regular Aqua GUI. The
> maximum number of displays currently possible on a Mac Pro is eight
> (four NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT dual head cards, a build to order option
> at the Apple Store).
> On Jun 5, 2007, at 1:28 PM, Fred Dech wrote:
> >hi Doc,
> >i'm not sure i understand you right.
> >you are running X instead of Aqua to pull this off?
> >On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 12:02PM, Nguyen, Doc Lap said:
> >> I've done it with a TripleHead2Go from Matrox. It's pretty simple
> >>with the OSX Intel Xserver we have...It detects the box automatic
> >>without any drivers needed. Just go into the display configuration
> >>setup when you've plugged it in.
> >> Doc
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] On
> >>Behalf Of Fred Dech
> >>Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 11:42 AM
> >>To: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> >>Subject: [AG-TECH] mac as multi-projection display system?
> >>has anyone configured a mac AG machine that supports multiple
> Marius Schamschula, Alabama A & M University, Department of Physics
> The Center for Hydrology Soil Climatology and Remote Sensing
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