PowerBook G4 + HDV + 24" display?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by MIDI_EVIL, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. macrumors 65816

    MIDI_EVIL

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    #1
    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?
     
  2. macrumors 65816

    SmurfBoxMasta

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    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......
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 65816

    MIDI_EVIL

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    #3
    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
     

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