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abrooks
Feb 2, 2005, 01:28 PM
I don't know if its just me but I have an obsession with Apples 30" Cinema Displa, so anyone out there with one of these or even two, I would appreciate some piccys :D

Lacero
Feb 2, 2005, 01:35 PM
Im obsessed with them. Although pricey, once they drop under $2500, I'll get one. I feel pity for those that paid $3999 for the 22" Cinema Display several years ago.

Imagine my 20" LCD placed on it's side and multiplied by 2.5 and I've got a pretty good idea how much bigger the 30" is than to my 20".

BubbaJones
Feb 2, 2005, 02:56 PM
I don't have a 30 incher but I've got a huge......... :eek:


Oh......Your talking about displays......My bad.









The topic was just begging for it. :D

Blackheart
Feb 2, 2005, 03:07 PM
Imagine my 20" LCD placed on it's side and multiplied by 2.5 and I've got a pretty good idea how much bigger the 30" is than to my 20".

Oh wow, never thought about it that way! That's CRAZY!

edesignuk
Feb 2, 2005, 03:10 PM
The topic was just begging for it. :D
Well I was wondering how long it would be before someone made the obvious joke. 2nd reply, not too bad :D

abrooks
Feb 2, 2005, 03:21 PM
OK people lets not take advantage of my slightly suggestive title :p

russed
Feb 2, 2005, 03:24 PM
I don't know if its just me but I have an obsession with Apples 30" Cinema Displa, so anyone out there with one of these or even two, I would appreciate some piccys :D

so is this some form of unhealthy fetish?

DrPepper
Feb 2, 2005, 04:08 PM
when i bought my 17in sony lcd a few years ago, i thought it was huge. then :o

how much bigger is the 30in from 23 and 17 :confused:

killmoms
Feb 2, 2005, 04:40 PM
when i bought my 17in sony lcd a few years ago, i thought it was huge. then :o

how much bigger is the 30in from 23 and 17 :confused:
7" and 13" respectively. :p

ravenvii
Feb 2, 2005, 05:50 PM
7" and 13" respectively. :p

Haha, you beat me to it.

Phat_Pat
Feb 2, 2005, 05:54 PM
This is a little different than what the title was suggesting. I thought someone was spying on me!! :eek:

Counterfit
Feb 2, 2005, 05:57 PM
OK people lets not take advantage of my slightly suggestive title :p Too late now buddy-boy! :D

I keep my 30 incher in my pants... ;)

abrooks
Feb 3, 2005, 03:33 PM
Your all out there claiming your sizes, does anyone wish to post a picture of there big one? :D

xsedrinam
Feb 3, 2005, 06:20 PM
"Posts lasting longer than four hours, consulte a physician immediately."
X

Chubypig
Feb 3, 2005, 07:05 PM
Too late now buddy-boy! :D

I keep my 30 incher in my pants... ;)

If you put this back into the intended subject of this thread, i'd say that would be hard to do, unless you have gigantic pants. :D

quackattack
Feb 3, 2005, 07:12 PM
children, children.... :rolleyes: :)

wdlove
Feb 3, 2005, 08:48 PM
I also am very interested in the 30" Cinema Display. So far it's only looking at on when I visit my local Apple Store. My wife is also very interested.

Phat_Pat
Feb 3, 2005, 09:10 PM
You know it doesn't help that this is in the picture gallery and its called your 30 incher :rolleyes:


but back on subject i wonder, does anyone have dual 30 inchers?

mrgreen4242
Feb 3, 2005, 09:13 PM
You know it doesn't help that this is in the picture gallery and its called your 30 incher :rolleyes:


but back on subject i wonder, does anyone have dual 30 inchers?

Is it possible to drive 2 30" displays with a video card currently available?

Rob

eclipse525
Feb 3, 2005, 09:20 PM
I would love to know what kind of FrameRate you get with UT2004 on that 30" with the Xtra Graphic's Card in the G5.

Anybody have a clue?


~e

jaromski
Feb 3, 2005, 09:35 PM
I feel pity for those that paid $3999 for the 22" Cinema Display several years ago.

Hey now, this could be a mastercard commercial...

buying the 23" acd in july/02.....$3499
needing the dvi -> adc adapter...$199
watching everybody piss and moan and get green with envy years ahead of the curve...priceless

--

Yeah you pay dearly for high-end gear, especially apple. But when your family, friends, see that screen, it somehow is worth it. Oh yeah and the fact that it is the best ****ing monitor on the planet...well that helps too,

-jaromski

sjpetry
Feb 3, 2005, 09:51 PM
Is it possible to drive 2 30" displays with a video card currently available?

Rob

Yes I seen it in action. It cost about $500, check the apple store. :)

risc
Feb 3, 2005, 11:41 PM
Is it possible to drive 2 30" displays with a video card currently available?

Rob

Either of the nVIDIA 6800s from apple.com.

Counterfit
Feb 4, 2005, 12:22 AM
If you put this back into the intended subject of this thread, i'd say that would be hard to do, unless you have gigantic pants. :D Aye, that I do :(

Well, I couldn't keep it down there while wearing them (thankfully ;))

Mechcozmo
Feb 4, 2005, 01:48 AM
Dual 30" displays are old hat. Someone get the PCI Express version of the X800 and get 3 of those displays running!

edesignuk
Feb 4, 2005, 01:53 AM
Dual 30" displays are old hat. Someone get the PCI Express version of the X800 and get 3 of those displays running!
You tell 'em! These newbs and their dual 30" screens, who the hell are they trying to impress huh!?

;) :D :p

dermeister
Feb 4, 2005, 03:09 AM
So, any pics? I love seeing crazy setups too... (of computer systems, not your reproductive systems.)

dejo
Feb 4, 2005, 03:13 AM
I feel pity for those that paid $3999 for the 22" Cinema Display several years ago.

Oh, you had to remind me, didn't you? Oh well, it's less painful since I was able to buy it with a bonus I got from work.

P.S. And I'm using my pricey 22" as we speak...

Mechcozmo
Feb 4, 2005, 09:13 AM
You tell 'em! These newbs and their dual 30" screens, who the hell are they trying to impress huh!?

;) :D :p

I don't know. They could even add a second X800 for a 4th 30" screen and also have 2 22" screens available due to the ADC-out on the X800. That would be so much desktop space... I don't know what could possible fill it...

Silly newbs. Must think BIGGER and BETTER all the time!
:D :p

tonyeck
Feb 4, 2005, 11:07 AM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!

http://helios.hud.ac.uk/c0254447/30.jpg

HONEST!

iindigo
Feb 4, 2005, 11:16 AM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!


HONEST!

:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: http://www.smiliegenerator.de/s26/smilies-37738.png

Eevee
Feb 4, 2005, 01:27 PM
Now the updated 15" and 17" high end Powerbooks can run the 30 " Display! Wished my rev C 15" PB can do the same, but, no dual DVI.

Oh well...

Anyone who bought the rev D 15" or 17" PB considering buying the 30" Display? Please post a pic!

wdlove
Feb 4, 2005, 02:10 PM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!

http://helios.hud.ac.uk/c0254447/30.jpg

HONEST!

Very nice picture, thanks for posting. I believe you, can see the snack sign. Just hope that the snacks stayed away from the Mac's.

Blackheart
Feb 4, 2005, 03:58 PM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!

http://helios.hud.ac.uk/c0254447/30.jpg

HONEST!

<smeagol>... my precious... </smeagol>

devman
Feb 4, 2005, 05:07 PM
Prefect timing. Here's what I unpacked yesterday.

dotdotdot
Feb 4, 2005, 05:16 PM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!

http://helios.hud.ac.uk/c0254447/30.jpg

HONEST!

DAMN!!!

That is fiiiiine!!

So, I assume that guy in the suit is checking to see if you have set your displays up properly so that you take full advantage of your setup? :p

realityisterror
Feb 4, 2005, 05:16 PM
Very nice picture, thanks for posting. I believe you, can see the snack sign. Just hope that the snacks stayed away from the Mac's.

actually, it says speck (http://www.speckproducts.com), but we can all overlook that fact... :p

reality

Mitthrawnuruodo
Feb 4, 2005, 05:33 PM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!

http://helios.hud.ac.uk/c0254447/30.jpg

HONEST!

I don't think I can edit any video again, before I have a setup like that... anyting less will feel, well, just too inferior... :D

My 12" iBook suffers from screen envy... :p

Moof1904
Feb 4, 2005, 05:38 PM
I don't have a picture to post at this moment, but I'm limping along with one measly 30" ACD, purchased at Christmas...

tech4all
Feb 4, 2005, 06:05 PM
Here's mine! honest! Honest it wasn't taken at macworld in london!

http://helios.hud.ac.uk/c0254447/30.jpg

HONEST!

Wow.

saunders45
Feb 4, 2005, 06:16 PM
dude.....................................................
Dude.....................................................
DUDE.....................................................

whoah.....

Mechcozmo
Feb 4, 2005, 10:17 PM
I don't have a picture to post at this moment, but I'm limping along with one measly 30" ACD, purchased at Christmas...

Oh shut up. I've got a 12" screen here. How bad can a 30" be? :p

patseguin
Feb 4, 2005, 10:45 PM
Here is mine I just got.

Daveway
Feb 4, 2005, 11:37 PM
Here is mine I just got.

I like how your desk can drop down to fit the panel. NICE!

BTW: is that XPS your other "desktop"?

iJon
Feb 5, 2005, 02:25 AM
I am s***ting you not. Today I had a customer come in today and get a dualie 2.5 and 2 30 inchers. Mad crazy and I'm drunk, but still a true story.

jon

Blackheart
Feb 5, 2005, 03:07 AM
I am s***ting you not. Today I had a customer come in today and get a dualie 2.5 and 2 30 inchers. Mad crazy and I'm drunk, but still a true story.

jon

Wow, that's nuts! Quite the sale there... but I'm curious, did he stick with the anemic 512MB RAM. What other things did he upgrade (if any). Also, please tell me that he forked over the extra money for the Ultra over the GT...

Also, please tell me that he payed with cash... because that would make him even crazier.

angelneo
Feb 5, 2005, 03:31 AM
Here is mine I just got.

That Dell look so out of place......

Platform
Feb 5, 2005, 04:36 AM
Here is mine I just got.

Sweet :eek:

Nice desk you have as well :D

iJon
Feb 5, 2005, 10:29 AM
Wow, that's nuts! Quite the sale there... but I'm curious, did he stick with the anemic 512MB RAM. What other things did he upgrade (if any). Also, please tell me that he forked over the extra money for the Ultra over the GT...

Also, please tell me that he payed with cash... because that would make him even crazier.
No, he got like 4 GB RAM, Production suite, Applecare and more. It's just that purchse is something we only hear in stories ;)

jon

Mechcozmo
Feb 5, 2005, 11:53 AM
No, he got like 4 GB RAM, Production suite, Applecare and more. It's just that purchse is something we only hear in stories ;)

jon

Do you get a % of the sale?
:)

patseguin
Feb 5, 2005, 04:27 PM
I like how your desk can drop down to fit the panel. NICE!

BTW: is that XPS your other "desktop"?

Yeah, I'm lucky it does that because the display never would have fit.

The XPS is my gaming rig. 3.4GHz P4, 1GB RAM, 100GB HD, Radeon 9800 Mobility 256MB, 1920 1200 15" display.

patseguin
Feb 9, 2005, 09:37 AM
Well, the display is going back to the Apple Store today. It is way overkill for a home user like me and the $3000 price tag is just not justifiable (sp?) .

RAS admin
Feb 9, 2005, 03:08 PM
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/PhotoAlbum3.html
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/PhotoAlbum2.html
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/HDsetup/index.html

Sorry I don't have a web image host but you can check out my 2.5GHz. & 30" Cinema Display on my .mac account. I have 4 300GB Maxtor MaXLine III SATA drives plus the stock 250GB internal. I ordered the FirmTek SeriTek/1EN2 external dual SATA enclosure. Then I will be able to connect my WD Raptor 74GB along with another SATA drive for backup. I am using the Sonnet Tempo-X 4+4 PCI-X SATA card and the nVidia 6800 Ultra.

Also used is a Wacom 9X12 tablet, Epson R800 printer, Epson scanner, iPod Mini, Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones, NextVision N6 scaler, Canopus ADVC300 analog/DV converter, ATI Remote Wonder, Lynksys router, Palm Tungsten T3, Lexar FireWire CompactFlash adapter, Nikon Coolpix 990...

Salamander TC-1 theater chair, Salamander Synergy Twin S-30 with 19" rackmount kit, Marathon G5 rackmount, OmniMount + VESA adapter...

wrldwzrd89
Feb 9, 2005, 03:35 PM
I don't have one of those (nor do I have a Mac capable of driving one).

I am planning on buying a PowerMac to replace my iMac in about 2 years. and I'd have no qualms buying a 30 inch display from Apple to go along with it. In fact, if Apple comes out with a 40 inch display (and I had enough money saved) I'd buy two of them (and a new desk).

OutThere
Feb 10, 2005, 02:37 PM
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/PhotoAlbum3.html
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/PhotoAlbum2.html
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/HDsetup/index.html

Sorry I don't have a web image host but you can check out my 2.5GHz. & 30" Cinema Display on my .mac account. I have 4 300GB Maxtor MaXLine III SATA drives plus the stock 250GB internal. I ordered the FirmTek SeriTek/1EN2 external dual SATA enclosure. Then I will be able to connect my WD Raptor 74GB along with another SATA drive for backup. I am using the Sonnet Tempo-X 4+4 PCI-X SATA card and the nVidia 6800 Ultra.

Also used is a Wacom 9X12 tablet, Epson R800 printer, Epson scanner, iPod Mini, Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones, NextVision N6 scaler, Canopus ADVC300 analog/DV converter, ATI Remote Wonder, Lynksys router, Palm Tungsten T3, Lexar FireWire CompactFlash adapter, Nikon Coolpix 990...

Salamander TC-1 theater chair, Salamander Synergy Twin S-30 with 19" rackmount kit, Marathon G5 rackmount, OmniMount + VESA adapter...

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Sigh. The closest I come to a 30" is editing video on a 17" ACD and previewing my edits with a Eiki projector on a 9 foot diagonal pull down screen. Something about the 30" is so, well, can't think about it or I'll start drooling again. :D

mfacey
Feb 10, 2005, 03:54 PM
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/PhotoAlbum3.html
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/PhotoAlbum2.html
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/HDsetup/index.html

Sorry I don't have a web image host but you can check out my 2.5GHz. & 30" Cinema Display on my .mac account. I have 4 300GB Maxtor MaXLine III SATA drives plus the stock 250GB internal. I ordered the FirmTek SeriTek/1EN2 external dual SATA enclosure. Then I will be able to connect my WD Raptor 74GB along with another SATA drive for backup. I am using the Sonnet Tempo-X 4+4 PCI-X SATA card and the nVidia 6800 Ultra.

Also used is a Wacom 9X12 tablet, Epson R800 printer, Epson scanner, iPod Mini, Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones, NextVision N6 scaler, Canopus ADVC300 analog/DV converter, ATI Remote Wonder, Lynksys router, Palm Tungsten T3, Lexar FireWire CompactFlash adapter, Nikon Coolpix 990...

Salamander TC-1 theater chair, Salamander Synergy Twin S-30 with 19" rackmount kit, Marathon G5 rackmount, OmniMount + VESA adapter...

...and people say that just a 15 inch PB is excessively expensive... :rolleyes:
I'm sure that must be one of the most expensive set-ups anybody has here at macrumors. I don't even know what a load of that stuff does! :p I'm just wondering how much it actually cost in the end. Can you give us an indication so we can start saving? :D

RAS admin
Feb 10, 2005, 08:23 PM
...and people say that just a 15 inch PB is excessively expensive... :rolleyes:
I'm sure that must be one of the most expensive set-ups anybody has here at macrumors. I don't even know what a load of that stuff does! :p I'm just wondering how much it actually cost in the end. Can you give us an indication so we can start saving? :D

$3300 dual 2.5 GHz. G5 (250GB SATA, 1 GB RAM)
$3000 30" Cinema Display
$600 nVidia 6800 Ultra
$400 2 GB RAM
$800 4 Maxtor MaXLine III 300GB SATA drives
$175 WD Raptor 74GB SATA
$200 Sonnet Tempo-X 4+4
$175 FirmTek SeriTek/1EN2 external SATA enclosure
$475 Wacom 9X12 tablet
$400 Epson R800
$800 Salamander TC-1 theater chair

uh oh, I better stop the list here. Already well over $10,000....

wrldwzrd89
Feb 10, 2005, 08:26 PM
$3300 dual 2.5 GHz. G5 (250GB SATA, 1 GB RAM)
$3000 30" Cinema Display
$600 nVidia 6800 Ultra
$400 2 GB RAM
$800 4 Maxtor MaXLine III 300GB SATA drives
$175 WD Raptor 74GB SATA
$200 Sonnet Tempo-X 4+4
$175 FirmTek SeriTek/1EN2 external SATA enclosure
$475 Wacom 9X12 tablet
$400 Epson R800
$800 Salamander TC-1 theater chair

uh oh, I better stop the list here. Already well over $10,000....
Impressive, RAS admin! Maybe in 2007, when I replace this Mac I have, I'll have enough saved to match you :)
I'm pleased with my progress so far towards this goal, but I won't specify amounts - not even a percentage.

clayj
Feb 10, 2005, 08:38 PM
A rough analysis of all the gear at my desk (2 Sony VAIO PCs, 2 Sony VAIO notebooks, Mac mini, 23" LCD + 15" LCD, 3 routers, speakers, web cam, USB+2VGA switcher box, Maxtor external HD, printer/scanner/copier) adds up to around $15,000 at original retail... plus a couple thou for my office furniture (Herman Miller Beirise furniture + Aeron chair).

The most expensive thing in my office, though, is the big chunk of glass on my desk (http://www.clayj.com/html/DHImplosionSequenceDRH93W.htm). See it in context here (http://www.clayj.com/claysoffice.jpg).

timnosenzo
Feb 10, 2005, 10:14 PM
Sorry I don't have a web image host
Sure you do!
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/.Pictures/Photo%20Album%20Pictures/2005-02-09%2012.16.33%20-0800/Image-D6EC5B147AD611D9.jpg
Nice setup, btw. :D

DanTekGeek
Feb 10, 2005, 10:35 PM
A rough analysis of all the gear at my desk (2 Sony VAIO PCs, 2 Sony VAIO notebooks, Mac mini, 23" LCD + 15" LCD, 3 routers, speakers, web cam, USB+2VGA switcher box, Maxtor external HD, printer/scanner/copier) adds up to around $15,000 at original retail... plus a couple thou for my office furniture (Herman Miller Beirise furniture + Aeron chair).

The most expensive thing in my office, though, is the big chunk of glass on my desk (http://www.clayj.com/html/DHImplosionSequenceDRH93W.htm). See it in context here (http://www.clayj.com/claysoffice.jpg).
amazing peice of art dude! Id rather have that than a 30 inch.....

dont kill me...please....Im an artist...

clayj
Feb 10, 2005, 10:43 PM
amazing peice of art dude! Id rather have that than a 30 inch.....

dont kill me...please....Im an artist...Thanks. And don't worry... I'd much rather have it than a 30" display, as well. :)

DanTekGeek
Feb 10, 2005, 10:46 PM
Looks like a really nice place you have there. Have any other pics?
Also, is that gel-electrophoresis on the wall above your desk?

clayj
Feb 10, 2005, 10:52 PM
Looks like a really nice place you have there. Have any other pics?
Also, is that gel-electrophoresis on the wall above your desk?Thanks! Yeah, I've got a whole web site (http://www.clayj.com/) full of them. My art collection includes more than 200 original works of art. And I congratulate you on your keen eye... the work in question (http://www.clayj.com/html/ChartierDyeSequence.htm) is, in fact, modeled on the DNA gel electrophoresis process.

DanTekGeek
Feb 10, 2005, 11:02 PM
Sorry clay, but I am going to have to do something that will be a bit unpleasant...for you. I have to come and kill you, and steal your house, and your art, and your computers.

Seriously though, that is how I invision my place looking when I am out on my own in the world.

OutThere
Feb 11, 2005, 11:10 PM
Thanks! Yeah, I've got a whole web site (http://www.clayj.com/) full of them. My art collection includes more than 200 original works of art. And I congratulate you on your keen eye... the work in question (http://www.clayj.com/html/ChartierDyeSequence.htm) is, in fact, modeled on the DNA gel electrophoresis process.

Hmm...I've never seen any electrophoreses (pl sp?) used as art - staining it must have been a b**ch - staining normal aragose gel electrophoreses is a pain in itself - never mind using lots of colors assigned to different parts. I've stained my hands far too many times with that stuff - it's hard to get off! Interesting.

OutThere
Feb 11, 2005, 11:12 PM
$3300 dual 2.5 GHz. G5 (250GB SATA, 1 GB RAM)
$3000 30" Cinema Display
$600 nVidia 6800 Ultra
$400 2 GB RAM
$800 4 Maxtor MaXLine III 300GB SATA drives
$175 WD Raptor 74GB SATA
$200 Sonnet Tempo-X 4+4
$175 FirmTek SeriTek/1EN2 external SATA enclosure
$475 Wacom 9X12 tablet
$400 Epson R800
$800 Salamander TC-1 theater chair

uh oh, I better stop the list here. Already well over $10,000....

Obviously a video editing set up - what kind of work do you do?

Phat_Pat
Feb 12, 2005, 12:05 AM
Obviously a video editing set up - what kind of work do you do?
It'd be hard for me to edit in that thing..... i'd fall asleep in that nice chair! :p

RAS admin
Feb 12, 2005, 09:10 AM
Obviously a video editing set up - what kind of work do you do?

Yes, I do a little bit of everything. I recently did some work on a stop-motion animation TV show. I used to do post for a TV show on the Disney Playhouse channel ("The Book of Pooh"). I have been doing desktop publishing for a number of years. I also make videos and DVD's among other things...

The system is going to be set up for uncompressed HD editing. Just waiting for an HD video camera that is less then $8k, but good enough to work with uncompressed.

RAS admin
Feb 12, 2005, 09:15 AM
It'd be hard for me to edit in that thing..... i'd fall asleep in that nice chair! :p

I just got this chair a couple of weeks ago. It is the most comfortable chair I have ever used. I even used the Herman Miller Aeron chair for a couple of years while working on "The Book of Pooh". I can sit here and work all day and all night...

Rob587
Feb 12, 2005, 10:41 AM
for being in the picture section of these forums there arent a great amount of pics on this topic.

Phat_Pat
Feb 12, 2005, 01:28 PM
I just got this chair a couple of weeks ago. It is the most comfortable chair I have ever used. I even used the Herman Miller Aeron chair for a couple of years while working on "The Book of Pooh". I can sit here and work all day and all night...
i can only imagine..... nice setup too btw

flyfish29
Feb 12, 2005, 02:27 PM
That Dell look so out of place......

Isn't that Dell just his drink coaster...the real computer is tucked away under the desk- right?! :D

CaptainCaveMann
Feb 12, 2005, 02:52 PM
Sure you do!
http://homepage.mac.com/rasjudah2/.Pictures/Photo%20Album%20Pictures/2005-02-09%2012.16.33%20-0800/Image-D6EC5B147AD611D9.jpg
Nice setup, btw. :DHahaha that is awesome. :D