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Re: Thinkpad T42 Display

When I attached the projector to the video port I do
get an image but is very fuzzy and unusable.
I tried booting up with the projector connected and
display was crisper except that only the KDE panel
shows on the projector. Opened up a PDF with acroread
and also Powerpoint but neither of these showed up on
the projector.
lspci shows:
ATI Technologies Inc M10 NT [FireGL Mobility T2] (rev

--- Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au> wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 12:42 -0400, Ed Hill wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, I plugged my T42p (2373-HTU)
> into a video projector
> > and noticed the following:
> > 
> >  - it worked but the image was a bit fuzzy --
> while I'm not 100% 
> >    certain, it appeared that my video card was
> driving the external 
> >    projector at a higher rate and it was forced to
> somehow down-
> >    sample and it did not do a great job -- so
> perhaps adjusting 
> >    the rate or the resolution (my LCD is 1600x1200
> native) would
> >    give a crisper image on the LCD...?
> Sounds right to me.  Find out what the pixel
> resolution of your
> projector is, it probably is different than your LCD
> screen.  And since
> the technology between them is comparable, you can
> expect them to each
> badly handle video signal resolutions that don't
> match their display
> resolutions in a similar fashion (grotesquely
> smeared displays that make
> an Apple ][ look high resolution, in comparison).
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