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RE: [opensuse] Need monitor recommendation
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 19:56:37 -0600
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On Thursday, December 14, 2006 @ 6:41 PM, Doug McGarrett wrote:

>On Thursday 14 December 2006 14:02, Greg Wallace wrote:
>> I am in the market for a new monitor (still using old CRT). I'm looking
>> for just a small monitor, say 17 inch. Can someone suggest a brand and
>> type (if there is more than one type like there are with TVs these days
>> i. e. plasma, etc, etc).
>> Thanks,
>> Greg Wallace
>The LCD monitors (standard size, not the long thin movie size)
>all should work well. 1280x1024 is the common pitch, and it will
>work just fine. I have an X2gen which works--it's a 19"--but
>there are lots of very good buys on 17" screens. I haven't used
>an Acer, but that's a very reliable name in computer hardware.
>Tiger Software always has some deals on LCD's. Do not go for
>anything that has a rebate offer. You will probably never get the
>rebate, for reasons that Tiger is not completely responsible for.

>It is really nice to have a 15 pound monitor, rather than a 50
>pound one! The failure mode: the LCD is lit up by a very expensive
>fluorescent light. When it fails, you will probably have to buy a
>new monitor. But when your CRT fails, you would also have to
>buy a new monitor. Six of one, half dozen of the other.


How does it look at 1024 X 768?

Greg Wallace

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