[ubuntu-uk] OT: Monitors

Ian Pascoe softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 16 21:32:50 BST 2008


Thanks for the pointers - any thoughts on Viewsonix or LG (I think it was)


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Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] OT: Monitors

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
>> chaging out my trusty CRT monitor to one of those new fangled LCD
>> I don't mind doing the research, but would appreciate some pointers to
>> 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
>> Thanks
>> Ian
> 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.
> Adam
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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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