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Subject:Re: 17" vs. 21" monitors From:"Dan S. Azlin" <dazlin -at- SHORE -dot- NET> Date:Sat, 16 Sep 1995 00:44:10 -0400
I have been working with a 21" monitor for about 5 yrs now. When I go
out to a customer's location to do some work, the monitor size is always
less and certainly limiting in what I can do with it. Certain work just
comes easier on a big monitor, no question.
But, when this big beast died on me 1.5 years ago, it took 7+ months and
$600+ to have it repaired (it could only be done by the manufacturer's
service depot on the west coast). I had to limp along with a 15"
"monitor" that limited my productivity _and_ the quality of my graphic
My feeling is that you should get the biggest _and_ best quality monitor
that you can justify. If that's a 17" display, go for it. If it's a 21"
screen, better yet. Don't compromise on the quality!
On Thu, 14 Sep 1995, Richard G Harris wrote:
> Karen Mayer inquires about 17" vs. 21" monitors.
> I have a 17" monitor on my home system and a 21" at work.
> I find working on the 17" monitor to be acceptable, but I wouldn't dream
> of trying to judge a page's organization and content until I could see
> the whole page on my 21" monitor.
> Dick Harris
> rgh -at- world -dot- std -dot- com
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