[sclug] Flat-screen monitors

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Mon Jan 8 17:03:44 UTC 2007

On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, David Given wrote:

> I've finally got sick of my 14" CRT monitor. I want a 17" flat-screen.
> Anything in particular I should look for / avoid? Brands, technologies,
> etc?

- response time (the faster the better, if you want to avoid ghosting on
moving images etc)

- dead pixel statement (i.e. how many need to be dead in order for the
monitor to qualify as 'faulty')

- contrast ratio (the larger, the better)

> (I do want TFT vs. LCD, don't I?)

Same thing. AFAIK, all current LCD monitors *are* TFT.

Best Regards,
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