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October 30, 2007, 4:30 pm
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graphics. This adapter (and many others in the the Mobility Radeon
range) has a s-video output. Once of the nicer features of the X300 in
particular (I can't speak to all the Radeon adapters, but I assume the
same holds true) is that it will output a full screen TV image of
whatever is playing through Windows Media Player (without having to
use the full screen option in WMP) - even if you're working in other
programs - as long as Windows Media Player isn't minimized to the task-
I absolutely love this feature and would like to find the same or
similar on an ultra-mini or mini laptop. Can anybody think of anything
off-hand that might work for me? At a pinch HDMI or DVI interfaces
might work - am more interested in maintaining the full-screen TV
playback without having to go full screen in WMP.
Re: Ultra-mini or mini laptop w/ full screen TV playback?
As long as a dual head graphics adaptor is fitted this feature should work
while 2 monitors are fitted. Dual monitor support (or to be precise multi
monitor support - it isn't limited to 2), is actually provided by Windows
out of the box. We operate a couple of PCs here that have a pair of dual
head graphics cards driving 4 monitors, 2 of which have full screen video.
No other support software was loaded.