MultiSync monitor


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multisync monitor

[¦məl·ti‚siŋk ′män·ə·tər]
(computer science)
A video display monitor that automatically adjusts to the synchronization frequency of the video source from which it is receiving signals.
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MultiSync monitor

A family of multifrequency monitors from NEC Display Solutions that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015. The MultiSync's introduction was significant because its compatibility with all popular graphics cards of the time eliminated the need for monitor upgrades every time a new video standard emerged. Subsequently, this became the norm for all monitors. For more information, visit www.necdisplay.com. See multitouch.


Long-lived MultiSync
MultiSync monitors were first introduced in 1985. Twenty years later, this 21" LCD display was ultra thin, glare-free and featured wide-angle viewing, an integrated USB 2.0 hub and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. (Image courtesy of NEC Display Solutions.)
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Full PC specs: Alienware Area-51 15-inch NEC Multisync monitor; Intel Pentium 4 520 3.0GHz; ATI Radeon X600 XT PCI-Express graphics card; 512MB of PC4200 RAM; 80GB Seagate 7200rpm hard drive; 16X DVD-ROM optical drive.
If desk space is a problem--and you can afford it--the flat-screen NEC MultiSync monitor provides plenty of viewable screen area.
(Never try to configure a multimedia PC yourself.) The workstation is a Dell 486 DX4 - a superfast computer with 256 kilobytes of fast cache memory, a two-megabyte Number 9 video card, a large multisync monitor, 16 megabytes of ram, a video digitizer, a sound card, an Ethernet network card, and lots of associated software running under Windows 3.1.1.
Another feature that gives users greater control of their computing environment is the OCLI-coated NEC MultiSync Monitor Lens.
Two versions of the MultiSync Monitor Lens are available.
NEC's popular high-end 17-inch MultiSync 5FG and 21-inch 6FG color monitors make up the Professional Series of the MultiSync monitor line.
The CAD Lab consists of 24 CAD workstations, each an 80386-based, 25-Mhz DOS machine equipped with a 20" multisync monitor, a graphics card with 512K of RAM, a 100MB hard drive and a graphics tablet.
MultiSync monitors using this technology accept digital or analog input through the DVI-I connection, as well as offer a second analog input via a traditional 15-pin VGA connector.
Multisync monitors have the ability to adjust the resolution to synchronize with the signal the computer is sending.
Full-motion video (30 frames per second) and better-than-VCR quality can be displayed on VGA or multisync monitors. And over an hour of full-motion video can be played back from a standard CD-ROM.