Re: [ccp4bb] Zalman monitor on Linux and Coot

2009-11-04 Thread Justin Hall
Hi Ajit; One of our CRT monitors broke recently, and in the context of bemoaning the loss to a friend I was told that LCD monitors will not work for stereo viewing. I understood the reason to be related to the difference in refresh rates (?), with LCD's not being fast enough so that the

Re: [ccp4bb] Zalman monitor on Linux and Coot

2009-11-04 Thread J├╝rgen Bosch
Rubbish, excuse my English :-) I have four Zalman's running in stereo although I have to confess they're all running on various Macs (MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, MacPro) under 10.5 or 10.6. I have no clue if the Zalman runs under linux. Regarding the stereo effect it is superior than conventional

Re: [ccp4bb] Zalman monitor on Linux and Coot

2009-11-04 Thread Anastassis Perrakis
The Zalman defeats these with a very smart trick. We got out first one, and it's really very good, albeit not perfect in some details. Pymol and Coot worked just like that with it. Sent from my iPhone On 4 Nov 2009, at 19:26, Justin Hall hallj...@onid.orst.edu wrote: Hi Ajit; One of our

Re: [ccp4bb] Zalman monitor on Linux and Coot

2009-11-04 Thread Jim Fairman
I can personally verify that the new Nvidia 3D Vision system on 120 Hz LCD monitors and a Nvidia Quadro FX Video Card display stereo flawlessly in Pymol, Wincoot, UCSD Chimerica, and any other application that uses OpenGL or Direct3D as its display media within both Windows Vista and Windows 7

Re: [ccp4bb] Zalman monitor on Linux and Coot

2009-11-04 Thread Justin Hall
Thanks to everyone for the info on Zalman monitors, sorry to have muddied the waters for you Ajit. Best wishes~ ~Justin Quoting Justin Hall hallj...@onid.orst.edu: Hi Ajit; One of our CRT monitors broke recently, and in the context of bemoaning the loss to a friend I was told that LCD

Re: [ccp4bb] Zalman monitor on Linux and Coot

2009-11-04 Thread Paul Emsley
I should add that I have only seen Joel Bard's Zalman monitor briefly. We tweaked the settings a bit to improve the representation in the following way: 1) use nvidia-settings to override application anti-aliasing - crank it up to 16x if you have a good graphics card 2) add to ~/.coot file