Real printing plugin?
ned at bike-nomad.com
Wed Mar 27 17:04:05 UTC 2002
On Wednesday 27 March 2002 08:07 am, Marcel Weiher wrote:
> > This is also just a guess, since there is no feedback channel back
> > from
> > the screen to the computer.
> > (a) Are you really sure about that?
> Yes, certainly with standard BNC or VGA type connectors. Older Macs
> used to have special coding indicating different monitors, but this is
> usually simulated by an adapter.
Modern "plug and play" monitors have such a back channel, even with VGA
connectors. This is implemented as a low-speed serial connection.
So when you plug a monitor into your computer, the make, model, size, H and V
frequency limits, etc. can be determined.
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