[BALU] Multi-monitor setup for warehouse

Kris Kirby kris at catonic.us
Thu Apr 28 12:14:35 CDT 2011

On Tue, 26 Apr 2011, Charles Tharp wrote:
> Since they came up with the idea of monitors.  they would also support 
> their own idea a little more. A pc would also have the benefit  of 
> being able to attach a label printer to them.
> A pc could use a usb wifi adapter to save running  a network 
> connection. (not reliable)  whats a Parallel port .           just 
> kidding. might as well go serial.      
> But your title says warehouse.    so environment is a question.   but 
> only 9 monitors  like 9 doors.    the lights would be good for that. 
> led displays     like now serving # 4    monitors are cheaper than led 
> displays.
> must multiplex when ever possible. . .

Most modern dedicated label printers speak ethernet or multi-drop 

Depends on the budget. Might be simple enough to attach a small 
dedicated X-session PC to the monitor, might not. The I-frame idea seems 
about best, run it all off of a PC or two. Depends on your environment; 
do the warehouse workers destroy everything they come in contact with? 
I've known a few who were gifted with a forklift, but accidents do 

Kris Kirby, KE4AHR
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