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Old 03-16-2010, 09:37 AM   #16
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Because of this:

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Originally Posted by frieza View Post
actually you can hook a 'monitor' to a serial port but dont expect vga quality graphics or even a decent frame rate, hehe

but seriously such a 'monitor' would be called a 'terminal' and would be text only for the most part, i have one
 
Old 03-16-2010, 03:07 PM   #17
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But that comment makes no sense, since serial terminals are not monitors. It is like saying a serial 20x2 LCD is a monitor; just because it shows characters doesn't make it a monitor.
 
  


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