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MIDI_EVIL
Mar 25, 2009, 07:38 AM
Hi all,

I'm currently editing (no rendering or encoding) 1080i HDV from both a Sony HVR-A1E and a Canon HV30... on a PowerBook G4 with 1.67 cpu and 1.5GB of RAM.

I can cut and arrange footage quite happily on this machine, I have an 8-Core Mac Pro at work for the heavy work.

Now, I'm still working on the PowerBook's 15" display. I was hoping to purchase a 24" monitor to aid my home workflow.

I know the PowerBook can output to a 30" Apple Cinema display, but can it also power a display (24") and the HDV content running on the new display? The capture scratch, is running on a 500GB LaCie with FW800

Hope this is clear?



SmurfBoxMasta
Mar 25, 2009, 07:45 AM
If it can run a 30" display, it will have no problems running a 24" one.....assuming of course, that the 24" has the proper type of connector/adapter......

MIDI_EVIL
Mar 25, 2009, 07:52 AM
If it can run a 30" display, it will have no problems running a 24" one.....assuming of course, that the 24" has the proper type of connector/adapter......

Yes, you're right... but what I was wondering is wether the PowerBook can output HDV video on a secondary 24" display?

EDIT: The display. HP LP2475W

http://www.jigsaw24.com/default.aspx?&IP=1WG-DISSC-DIS2PL-DIS24FC&ITEM=JIGSX016ATA