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The Studio
« on: August 31, 2010, 06:03:42 am »
For those who haven't seen it, a photo of my TheAmpHour "studio"!

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Re: The Studio
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2010, 06:35:06 am »
nice sound proofing Dave  ;D
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2010, 07:54:29 am »
John Laws eat your heart out!
 

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Re: The Studio
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2010, 07:40:24 pm »
Is that the new Kindle just to the right of your mouse? I see why you enthused about it, it really does look like a photograph stuck on the front. I would LOVE to get my hands on some ePaper, I have a project that is really in need of a super wide but quite small mono display. Hmm, I must have a search around for it.

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Re: The Studio
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2010, 07:57:07 pm »
Ya, I love my kindle.  Electrophoretic ink can't compare to any another technology as far as simulating real paper.  I have seen the iPads versions of reading friendly images and its not even close.
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2010, 05:23:34 am »
Yep. Kindle 3 review is up.

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Re: The Studio
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2010, 10:37:22 am »
How can you live with one monitor?  That would drive me to drink.   ;D

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Re: The Studio
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2010, 11:54:45 pm »
well, you sleep there too? that room seem typical except the two cushion/pillow?

How can you live with one monitor?  That would drive me to drink.   ;D
i hate more than one monitor ;)
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2010, 03:31:42 am »
I tried a second monitor many years ago, and I've never gone back.
The reduced productivity drives me nuts when I'm stuck with a single monitor (i.e. laptop)
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2010, 04:20:22 am »
I tried a second monitor many years ago, and I've never gone back.
The reduced productivity drives me nuts when I'm stuck with a single monitor (i.e. laptop)
i tried that too. but now its ended up two of my lcd monitors are collecting dust. i'd rather one BIG screen and keep the parallelism in my head (multiple overlayed windows) than turning my head left and right everytime. o well, thats just a personal preference. ;)
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2010, 04:28:57 am »
It's easier to work and watch Dave's videos at the same time when you have two monitors.  :)
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2010, 02:38:43 pm »
My friend had a huge 46 in monitor and I told him he was crazy.  He didn't think 2 would be better until he tried it.  The appeal is being able to quickly maximize documents or programs to each screen rather than having to deal with all the mouse work of sizing them up properly.

I currently run 2 large 24" monitors in the middle and than 2 19" to the left and right of those (one of the 19" widescreens turned so its long edge is vertical is ideal for reading pdfs and spreadsheets).  All that real estate is invaluable when you are neck deep in datasheets, schemtics, layouts, browser windows, emails, powerpoints, excel spreadsheets, matlab documents, and some fea simulation packages.  I usually have about 20 to 30 individual things running at a time and wanting to have 4-6 in view at a time.

There are alot of studies out there showing the increased productivity of multiple display setups and alot of companies adopt it as a standard for the engineering workstations.
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2010, 03:05:34 pm »
Time, what are you using for a video board?

I switched from a desktop to a big laptop (17" desktop replacement) with a second monitor a couple years ago. It was great for a while but I'm starting to really dislike the thing. Further I've learned that the cooling systems in virtually all laptops suck. So I'm starting to buy parts to assemble a new desktop and haven't decided on a video board yet. 4 monitors sounds awesome.

I was thinking 3 monitors, but I could take the 4th into a VGA/NTSC converter, to a modulator, and feed it into the coax I have running all over this place :)
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Re: The Studio
« Reply #13 on: September 28, 2010, 03:09:34 pm »
I have 2 Nvidia 9800 GTs.  Its a desktop computer.  They are relatively old (4 years now maybe?).  You can get cards with plenty of outputs now, possibly even 1 card that could do 4 but I am not entirely sure.
« Last Edit: September 28, 2010, 03:11:33 pm by Time »
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