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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby akatik » Wed May 17, 2017 12:51 pm

There is no Linux kernel support for VGA Shield. We should write our own driver to draw. And it's old analog VGA with 18-bit (6 bit for channel) color... I dislike it.

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby J1mbo » Mon May 22, 2017 5:37 pm

Perhaps we might think again about the idea of using slave RPi instead :)

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby Jack » Mon May 29, 2017 1:32 am

Hi guys,

ok if a driver is a problem for VGA Shield, can you try to include synergy code in your wtware img -> https://github.com/symless/synergy/ for sharing mouse and keyboard.
So we should use 2 separate RPi connected on HDMI monitors and share keyboard and mouse.

I think this should be awesome!! :D

Thank you so much.

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby aka » Tue May 30, 2017 12:21 am

Why do not buy x86 hardware for dual monitor configurations?

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby Jack » Tue May 30, 2017 12:23 pm

Because it is expensive... :cry:

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby aka » Wed May 31, 2017 10:23 am

Much more expensive then two RPis with two power and two cases?

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby Guest » Wed May 31, 2017 12:55 pm

Yes, and also wtware for rpi is for free :wink:

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby robertvg » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:06 pm

akatik wrote:There is no Linux kernel support for VGA Shield. We should write our own driver to draw. And it's old analog VGA with 18-bit (6 bit for channel) color... I dislike it.


So no support for dual monitor in the near future I understand ?
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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby aka » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:31 pm

Right :?

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby warchief » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:13 pm

Hi multi monitor support would be really nice
maybe you can integrate this usb vga adapter into your software:
http://plugable.com/products/usb-vga-165/
as it's described here:
https://www.novaspirit.com/2015/12/31/l ... pberry-pi/
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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby akatik » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:10 am

USB-VGA at your link costs $30. Add a bit more and buy x86 with two onboard video outputs. Onboard video at x86 will be many times faster than USB video at raspberry.

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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby Guest » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:21 pm

[quote="akatik"]USB-VGA at your link costs $30. Add a bit more and buy x86 with two onboard video outputs. Onboard video at x86 will be many times faster than USB video at raspberry.[/quote]

Hi, do you maybe know which model?

Thank you.
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Re: Dual Monitor

Postby aka » Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:36 pm

Guest wrote:
akatik wrote:..Onboard video at x86 will be many times faster than USB video at raspberry.

Hi, do you maybe know which model?

Which x86 model? Any should work. It's better to prefer models that are available on market for at least half a year.


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