So, the functionality of the remote control is extensive enough for 99%, if not all, users, and you’ve got an opportunity to fine-tune the remote control to your taste.
The VFD display will be the next item discussed in this review. The display is intended to output system information and a little more. It remains working even when the PC is shut down or is in the standby mode, although not doing anything more than showing a simple welcome message:
Like the remote control, the display is managed by means of a small program whose icon resides in the system tray:
The row of 8 square buttons is for choosing the display operation mode: Auto Mode, Graphics EQ, System Information, Media Information, E-Mail Check, Daily News, and City Information. When you place the mouse pointer over a button, its name is conveniently shown on the display.
The data output parameters are all set up on the seven tabs of the Options menu. Let’s browse through them one by one. The Auto Mode tab comes first:
You can select here what indication groups will be alternately shown on the display…
…set up the date and time formats…
…and choose the message to be displayed in the standby mode:
Moreover, the two lines of the display can be set up independently, so you can write there everything you want.