Multi Channel Option
The Multi Channel Option is a VME option for Reality Engine / Reality Engine 2 graphics on Crimson / Power Series and Onyx systems. It creates up to 6 displays on a single graphics pipeline. On systems with more than one graphics pipeline multiple Multi Channel Option boards can be installed, one on each graphics pipeline.
The Multi Channel Option is a VME expansion board which interfaces to the Display Generator of the graphics pipeline. Systems equipped with the Multi Channel Option either had BNC connectors for up to four displays on the cardcage door (deskside systems) or came with a Breakout Box that allowed to use all six displays of a single Multi Channel Option
No software library is required, the Multi Channel Option is configured via