CRT and LCD flat screen monitor

  anniesboy68 15:17 19 Nov 2004
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I am using two crt monitors off an ATI card using extended desktop etc. Will I be abe to run a LCD monitor in tandem with a CTR i.e replacing a CRT, please

  Djohn 15:32 19 Nov 2004

Yes, but unless the card allows for independent resolution and refresh rates, the CRT may not give off its best.

Assuming a 17" TFT panel, the normal resolution/refresh would be 1280x1024 at 60Hz if this carries over to the CRT then you would most likely experience flickering on the screen.

If you set a higher resolution/refresh for the CRT then the TFT display would deteriorate as it moves away from its native resolution.

  anniesboy68 15:51 19 Nov 2004

Thanks, the card does offer independant resolution and refresh rates, thats how I'm using it now. Tks for reply AB68

  Djohn 15:58 19 Nov 2004

Your welcome anniesboy68. With independent settings it will be fine to go ahead as planned :o)

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