[ubuntu-uk] OT: Monitors
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Tue Sep 16 11:01:30 BST 2008
On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 09:17, Adam Bagnall <bagnaj97 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Ian Pascoe wrote:
>> Hi Folks
>> Being at the leading edge of the rear of the crowd, I'm starting to look at
>> chaging out my trusty CRT monitor to one of those new fangled LCD thingys!
>> I don't mind doing the research, but would appreciate some pointers to what
>> people consider reliable and trustworthy makes, as it's been a number of
>> years since I have had to look at the monitor market.
>> My only constraints are that it's >= 17", not wide screen, and has good
>> contrast ratios.
>> Help appreciated
> Finding a 19" non-widescreen shouldn't be a problem but from my (quick)
> search it gets considerably harder to find a non-widescreen that's
> larger. I'd recommend this Samsung model
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/145478 as it's 19", non-widescreen and has
> a good contrast ratio. It's also a well known brand, but if you want to
> save some pennies I've had no trouble with cheap brands (bought
> digimate, yuraku and cibox monitors for myself and friends) YMMV.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
This one has an 800:1 contrast ratio, only a small step up price wise,
Aria have some other larger displays that would be suitable.
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