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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Buffalo NY

    Using both inputs on a LCD monitor

    I want to have both analog and digital cables connected to my LCD display. I have the Sapphire/ATI 9100 card (former 8500LE).
    If I connect both only the analog works. The digital doesn't show. If I disconect the anaglog and connect the digital it's fine. Then when I re-connect the anaglog I can switch back and forth between the 2 inputs (anf yes there is a difgference).
    If I do a restart all is ok, BUT, if I shutdown and power back up I' back to square one, only the anaglog.

    Any ideas? I can't find anything in ATI's control panel.
    BTW, the driver is 7.9 (the latest I believe anyways, it's hard to keep ATI's numbers straight).

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    Last edited by videobruce; January 14th, 2004 at 02:09 PM.

  2. #2
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    Jan 2000
    Plymouth, England
    It is unlikely that ATi designed for this unforeseen use of hardware! Why do you want both anyway? Just to do an AB comparison to show that digital is better? I'm baffled.

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  3. #3
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    The only reason I could see is for multiple desktops, and they make software for that already.
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    Grand Haven, Michigan, USA
    The latest is 7.10. I'd say just get a second monitor.
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