Monitors

Discussion in 'Technical' started by ghrit, Aug 23, 2011.


  1. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    HELP!!

    My 12 year old 17" flat screen KDS CRT monitor is going belly up. If I smack it just right, it stabilizes and works for a while longer, but the working intervals are getting shorter and shorter. The screen size is right for me, no need to cover a wall.

    I haven't much of a clue about the newer displays. What do I want, LCD, LED, or something else? All it has to do is display in all indoor lighting conditions. Resolution to see font size 6 without zooming is highly desirable.
     
  2. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

  3. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    What you want for LONG Term use, is an LCD that is Backlit with LEDs. No Florescent Tubes to die in 5 years, and very Power conservative. Many run on 12Vdc using an external Power Supply, that Plugs into Grid Power. My opinion.... YMMV....
     
  4. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

  5. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

    Check out dealnews.com
     
  6. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

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