Ah... wthell was I talking about?

It's a 22" Apple Cinema Display lucite easel.

Meanwhile, I unplugged the Display
as much to check out the adapter as the display,
the next step would-have-been to take it out of
the mix if the display's power button was still
blinking... WHICH IT'S NOT.

But now that I know the adapter still works, I'll
remove the adapter anyway until I decide if I'm
going to use it as a splitter again (otherwise why
put mileage on it?)

My other alternative is to use any time allotted
to me to check out E-Bay for used Displays, and
pray that I get one with some life still left in it.