is this a good idea ?

Discussion in 'Picture Gallery' started by thevessels, Jul 16, 2006.

  1. macrumors regular

    Apr 6, 2004
    sorry i put no effort in the PS job , just enough to get the idea across .
    yes ? no ? look better than the new AL displays ?

    idk .. just thinkin ..
  2. macrumors 68020

    Apr 16, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    Its a good idea if thats an intel iMac. The G5 has a mini-vga out vs. the intel mini-dvi.

    For an intel iMac:
    Mini-DVI to DVI adapter= $20
    DVI to ADC adapter= $100

    Total= $120

    For an iMac G5

    Mini Vga to VGA adapter= $20
    VGA to DVI adapter= Between $200 and $300 (I think)
    DVI to ADC adaper= $100

    Total= $320-$420

    ok, nevermind. Last time I checked you had to buy this whole expensive box and everything. Now all you need is
    I think thats what you need if you have a G5
  3. thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 6, 2004
    yeah im a purest . its a g5

    i forgot for a second how much those adc -> ect . adapters are . . eh , we can all dream ..
  4. macrumors 68000


    Mar 10, 2006
    There are no VGA to DVI adapters! You can't do that with an iMac G5, except if you can get hang of a VGA to ADC adapter, but I don't think they excist. Get yourself a nice iMac Core Duo, and you'll be much better off.:D

    BTW, I wouldn't do it, since the old ACD's are crap compared to todays standard. They have a responsetime of 40 ms...

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