End of life (EOL) effective May 2010
The Parhelia HR256 is an EOL product and is no longer being manufactured or sold by Matrox. Consult your local resellers and distributors for available inventory. Customers looking for alternative solutions should contact Matrox.

For projects with significant volume and where the EOL product is a requirement, please contact Matrox.

Matrox Parhelia HR256

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The Matrox Parhelia HR256 is a PCI graphics card for digital monitors with 9.2 MP (million pixels) of resolution (3840 x 2400) and requires no external power supply or adapters.

  • 3840 x 2400 (WQUXGA) maximum resolution
  • Support for 9 MP monitors including the ViewSonic VP2290b, IBM T221, and Iiyama AQU5611DTBK
  • 64-bit, 66 MHz PCI card compatible with all PCI and PCI-X slots
  • No external adapters and no external power supply
  • 256 MB graphics memory
  • Matrox UltraSharp Display Output Technology
  • Multi-card, multi-display 2D/3D OpenGL and Microsoft DirectX acceleration
  • Unified Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista XDDM display driver for Matrox Parhelia series graphics cards
  • Matrox-certified display drivers available for leading GIS software
  • Easy-to-use Matrox PowerDesk driver interface
  • Display pivoting (rotation)
  • Support for displays with special aspect ratios
  • Support for customizable unattended installation for rapid multi-system setup
  • Global sales and technical support
  • 3-year warranty

Hardware included

  • Matrox Parhelia HR256 graphics card
  • LFH60-to-LFH60 cable (6-foot)
  • LFH60-to-LFH60 cable (6-foot) with USB connector (for monitor firmware updates)

Software included

  • Matrox display driver for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP *
  • Matrox PowerDesk (driver interface and utilities)

*Drivers for Windows Vista XDDM available online. For other possible operating systems, contact Matrox.

Optional upgrades

  • Matrox ASM (Advanced Synchronization Module) for synchronization with video input or other Matrox graphics cards