Guide on using the lovely SGI 1600SW widescreen LCD with a M...

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. macrumors regular


    Aug 20, 2002
    Olympic Peninsula, WA
    Cool! The 1600SW monitors were great in their day... I used one for a quite a while until I could afford to get a bigger screen. Awesome image clarity although I doubt they'd compare well with today's brighter tighter monitors.
  3. macrumors G3


    Apr 30, 2004
    i don't currently have a tower mac, but i do have a PC that i wouldn't mind having a dedicated display on. these displays are going really cheap right now, so i'm tempted to go this route. plus, it'll be ready for teh Mac Pro when i finally get one :rolleyes:
  4. macrumors newbie

    Aug 15, 2008
    I just hooked one to a Mac Mini

    More information on adapter choices is here

    The 1600SW uses an obsolete video connector, so you need an adapter of some sort.

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