RE: LCD monitors

Subject: RE: LCD monitors
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher5 -at- cox -dot- net>
To: "Kat Nagel" <kat -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 11:14:06 -0800

In addition to all of the good advice you've gotten so far, pay attention to
the contrast ratio, which measures the difference between white and black.
1:400 is pretty low; 1:700 is relatively decent.

We've had a pair of 17" Samsung SyncMasters for 2 or 3 years now and are
very happy with them.

-Sue Gallagher

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kat Nagel
> ...I'm going to do it. Finally. I'm giving up my beloved 21" hi-rez
> (at the time) monitor because:
> (a) the image is beginning to go wobbly at the edges
> (b) occasionally there are loud clicks and then the colors go weird
> (c) it's just too danged BIG now that it has to share the desk with
> my laptop, laser printer, fax, two external hard drives, external
> floppy/zip drives, scanner, Epson R1800 photo printer, phone, and a
> cat (whichever one lost the race for the top of the CRT).
> Unfortunately, there are hundreds of them to choose from them. I
> took a look at a few review sites, but they seem to concentrate on
> the reallyreally expensive models that are out of my price range. My
> budget may stretch to cover a 19" or 20" LCD monitor, but not the
> 23"+ models that ZDNet, CNET, and MacWorld seem to concentrate on.
> Any suggestions? Horror stories, about either models or vendors?


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