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Old 06-11-06, 07:09 PM
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New monitor ??

Ok, I`ve got a 19" iiyama crt monitor atm, and for the pffft 5years? I`ve had it, it`s been a tremendous purchase.

Usually I`ve got it 1280x1024, and the picture is terrific - however, a while back I notice a ray dot right in the center of the screen. It`s black and unless I point it out, u wouldn`t notice - I know it`s there tho, and it`s staring at me right now. A few days ago I noticed it`s got a smaller m8 just off it.

Syncs upto a resolution of 2048+ (or something) nice and easy.

Now, I keep getting mail shots from retailers "blah blah blah monitor" and I look at the specs of their tremendous flat screen monitors and they`re say 800 x 600 - crap tv like I`d asume, probably why they`re blagging them out on emails. So I dig a little deeper and the `nicer` monitors quote 1024x768, up to 1280x1024.. 17".. erm why they so low ? I look at the widescreen ones, although I don`t like widescreen monitors - but u never know, and they have some crappy resolution of like 1228x936 (can`t remember exact numbers).

This is bugging me - are we still stuck in a situation where the affordable - i.e. `value`, monitors are doing really low resolutions ? U get a 15.1" flat thing that does 1024x768, u look at it`s bigger brother - 17" 1024x768... no hang on a minute, u mean u`r using the same 1024x768 technology but are increasing the size of the polorize shizzle and palming it off as a bigger screen. (This is why u see so many crappy flat screens with blocks on the playback 1 pixel = 4 sorta thing)

How much do u have to spend to either have a] a CRT monitor 19" and syncs to 2000+ b] a flatscreen that does over 1600+ ?

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Old 06-11-06, 07:12 PM
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Flatscreens that do over 1600 (or widescreen) are like £255ish
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Old 06-11-06, 07:27 PM
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yup 20" widescreens do 1680x1050 (i bought a belinea)

LCD/TFT monitors are expensive to get higher resolutions
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Old 06-11-06, 07:28 PM
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Do I need to say much more
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Found some `nice` 1680x1080? 20" widescreens for just a little more.

And one 20" 1600x1200 for just above.

Gonna run this crt into the ground I think. Next person who asks me about monitors I`ll suggest a 1680 widescreen and have a messabout with it myself and see how it looks.

No good looking @ Scan for crts.

Hyper m8, that`s too small for me, classy`n glassy mind u Kylie looks nicer on meh 19" square screen >.<
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Old 06-11-06, 07:31 PM
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Its 20" at 1680 x 1050, how much bigger do you need

Also, it isnt Kylie
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Old 06-11-06, 07:38 PM
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No - I got Kylie

Think this is meh problem, to me a 20" widescreen is like the 15.1" on my laptop, with a bit chucked in on the right. That`s not going to be enough.

I`ve gone from 14" to 15" to 19" (square) and it would feel small.
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Go for a 24" screen then!
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But a 19" CRT is about equal to a 17" TFT viewable space so I don't get it
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Old 06-11-06, 09:55 PM
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But a 19" CRT is about equal to a 17" TFT viewable space so I don't get it
Your not the only one who is confused
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