Frequently Asked Questions
Video, DVD, and Games
Can I display video on my 1600SW?
Yes. One of the compelling features of the 1600SW flat panel display is its fast pixel response, making it ideal for showing off video and animation.
With alternate video display options such as the MultiLink Adapter, 1600SW owners can take full advantage of today's hottest and fastest video accelerators for watching full motion video on their flat panel displays. Simply add the accelerator of your choice to your system, connect the MultiLink Adapter to either the analog or the digital port (if included) of your video card, and begin watching video!
Hardware and software requirements include (in addition to a functioning system):
Can I view DVDs on my 1600SW?
Yes! Using the MultiLink Adapter, users will be able to view DVDs with the hardware MPEG2 decoder of their choice. Results are best with SuperWide Savvy cards. With MultiLink, DVD playback can be fast, smooth, and full screen, on just about any computing platform.
Standard PC Using the Number Nine Card The Number Nine Revolution® IV-FP does not support hardware MPEG2 decoding for DVD playback. We suggest using a software DVD player, such as Zoran SoftDVD. Other software packages are available from Xing (Playback DVD) and Cyberlink (PowerDVD).
Will the Apple DVD player work with my 1600SW?
The Formac ProFormance 3 card does not offer hardware decoding, but will play back DVDs
if a software decoder is used. Please contact Formac for further information.