[jhb_airlines] Re: re hardware

  • From: gwinsk@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2004 07:25:49 +0100

Ernie,
Just to stave off a heart attack; the cost of the LCD should have read "about 
two 
hundred pounds". Seems to have picked up a few characters, in transit.

Gerry Winskill

gwinsk@xxxxxxx



On 5 Aug 2004 at 22:06, gwinsk@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Ernie,
> The second route is the one I've followed; a cheap and cheerful PCI
> slot g= raphics card is all you need for a monitor displaying an
> instrument panel. Howard had a shot of my setup, on his website. Don't
> know if it's still th= ere. I think I spent about =A3200 on the LCD
> monitor. I could have spent less and got the=
>  same effect; I 
> now realise!
> 
> Gerry Winskill
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 5 Aug 2004 at 21:37, Alastair McIntyre wrote:
> 
> > Ernie
> > 
> > A lot of the modern (low to high priced) graphics cards offer dual
> > monitor output. (check with the graphics card supplier!) It is just
> > a case of connecting the second monitor to the graphics card and
> > 'dragging' the desired windows across.
> > 
> > 
> > Another option is to run 2 or more graphics cards. 1 in the normal
> > AGP card slot, and the other in a vacant PCI slot.
> > 
> > Handy, if you have a spare PCI card lying around.
> > 
> > Cheers
> > 
> > Alastair
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ErnieLaycock@xxxxxxx wrote:
> > > Gerry  & Bones --Many thanks  for your observations.I am pretty
> > > sure now,that I will invest in a CH yoke and  pedals.Would you
> > > believe it,the pedals and yoke are featured in this months PC 
> > > Pilot.!!
> > >     I am sure that the goal of being able  to fly without using
> > >     the keyboard 
> > > is my way forward,and the CH yoke offers  this.
> > >     I am also interested in Gerry's  "someday" objective -- viz --
> > >     a second 
> > > monitor.Does this mean another  computer,or can you link this with
> > > one computer ?Scenery on one screen and  instruments on another
> > > sounds like real progress,and a hole in the bank account  !!!
> > > First things first.Yoke and pedals are my first buy.
> > >     Cheers,
> > >     Ernie
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 



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