|Oct 12, 2004, 10:15 AM||#1|
G4 Powerbook 15" and Viewsonic LCD VP201b
I recently purchased a Viewsonic VP201b LCD display. I am using it with my Apple Powerbook G4 15".
I am connecting the display to the computer with the DVI cable that came with the display. At 1600x1200/60hz/millions of colors the display will jump every few seconds (move about an 1/8 of an inch for a fraction of a second) and will occasionally go black for a second here or there. These symptoms disappear when I change the resolution to 1280x1024/85hz/millions.
I thought it might be the cable so I purchased a shielded "DVI Single Link TDMS Cable - DVI-D M/M" and tried it out. This time, the VP201b displayed a low resolution image (1280x960, I think) with a greenish tint on everything. Intermittenly the screen will go black and display the message "out of range"
Am I using the wrong cable? Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance!
|Nov 2, 2004, 01:51 PM||#3|
If it doesn't work you have to contact the daeler..
(I've getting a viewsonic VP171S this week, hope it doesn't have the same problems..)
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|Nov 3, 2004, 09:21 AM||#4|
The jitters occur at 1600x1200 60Hz millions and are reduced to half at 1600x1200 60Hz thousands. They only go away at 1280x1024 85 Hz millions and below.
I tested the monitor with a PC. No problems at all. I also tried using the RGB plug to the Apple supplied RGB->DVI converter and then to the powerbook. The jitters go away but the picture sucks.
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