iMac G5 screen spanning

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by ste0x, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2007

    I was just wondering if the iMac G5's (the late 2005 models, last ones without isight i think) can support using a VGA/DVI monitor as a proper spanned second display with something like screen spanning doctor that works on the old iBooks, rather than just mirroring whatever is on the iMac display.
  2. macrumors 6502

    Jun 16, 2004
    Works like a champ. In fact, it's the same patch as the old iBooks - Screen Spanning Doctor, FTW.
  3. macrumors 65816


    Jul 5, 2004
    I used this on my Rev a G5 iMac. Works so well that you have to wonder why Apple didnt do it themselves.. Actually, I could answer that, but I cant be bothered.
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Dec 2, 2003
    Anyone have a bad experience doing this on an iMac G5 (the ones before the iSight)? I'd been told it could hurt the mother board - which is an issue because I've already had one go bad. But, I'd really like a second monitor to use both with my iMac and my macBook, I do a lot of photo retouching.


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