Mac LC III or LC475 with LCD monitor?

mac1984user

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I'm thinking about picking up an old Mac LC III or LC475. With the DB15 to VGA converter, are either of these machines capable of outputting to a basic LCD monitor? I have a much newer PowerMac that handles it perfectly, but what should I prepare for when using either machine with an LCD screen (if that's even possible)? Thanks!
 

maczo

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Dec 25, 2014
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You will have no problem at all. It is convenient, however, to have a configurable DB15 to VGA converter (with switches or turning wheel, they're all pretty efficient), so that you can select a screen resolution that suits your LCD. :apple:
 

mac1984user

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Thanks for the replies. My DB15 adapter arrives tomorrow, so I'll be able to give the LC III a try on a used 17-inch monitor some time tomorrow. Will try to remember to post my findings.
 

mac1984user

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Hi

I have been watching -I have a similar problem - did you get it to work?

Colin
also in UK
Sorry for the late response. It works wonderfully. I used a basic setting for a 17-inch LCD monitor with no problems. If you have any subsequent questions about the process, let me know via PM!
 

ApplemanY

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LC475 Screen adaptors etc1

Thanks

My LC 475 and Mac 15" screen is working fine too.... problems getting the right memory but otherwise sorting well!

Colin
 

VintageRecapEurope

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Jun 10, 2015
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I got a DB15 adapter a good few years ago, one with lots of dip switches for different settings.
Works great on my macs. Was lost without it. Works on all my LCD's.
 
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