Question about Computer Hardware

By wilbasket23
Jun 24, 2002
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  1. hello, i have some questions concering computer hardware issues.

    What is Div port what is it use for. and does Macintosh Monitor can use in this kind of port.

    Also, lately i install a new hard drive in my computer. I find that there are couple of hard drive setting there is Master, Slave and CSEL. What is CSEL, and what does it use for.
  2. uncleel

    uncleel Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,145

    I'm sure this came with instructions, & I hope you didn't install w/o reading.

    CSEL = Cable Select. This requires a special jumper cable, & allows simpler configuration for multiple HD's , rather than the M-&-S jumper settings.
  3. Arris

    Arris TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,534   +92

    I think you meant DVI.

    Not being a Mac user I don't know if Mac compatible monitors support DVI. But unless there is a DVI connector coming from the Monitor, No.
  4. Arris

    Arris TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,534   +92

    If you have a standard serial DIN monitor connection but the video card only has DVI there are adapters available.
    [​IMG]
    CablesNmor.com - Google is your friend ;)

    Also available are Mac To PC monitor convertors here.
  5. StormBringer

    StormBringer Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,871

    Re: Re: Question about Computer Hardware

    I don't remember ever buying a hard disk or many other hardware components that came with instructions.
  6. Arris

    Arris TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,534   +92

    The last fujitsu I bought had a little instruction pamphlet with it.
    And previous drives always had the jumper settings and drive information (Cyclinders, LZ etc) marked on the top of the disk. Doesn't exactly explain how though on the disk.

    How to install a hard disk
  7. uncleel

    uncleel Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,145

    Re: Re: Re: Question about Computer Hardware

    You must be buying OEM's.
  8. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,409   +281

    Apple's nice new expensive monitors can use this, indirectly though.
    http://www.apple.com/displays/adapter.html
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