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I would like to prevent to need to wear glasses in the future.
So whats a good viewing distance? I am now sitting about 90-100cm away from the screen. and typing, reading all is very easy. I wonder if i need to sit away even more.

Its a 24" 1920x1080.
SyncMaster 2494HS < I dunno if its good , its okay i guess. I just bought it cuz i needed on quick :/

If it ever dies i would like to buy a better one with good colors.
and recommendations?
But I suppose screens like these wont die quick, XD?

Oh yeah, I ever clicked on a link where i could calibrate my monitor manual for better colors but I said i would do it another time. Now I can find the website that helps you with doing that. < and why not auto calibrate, i read somewhere that it wouldnt be as good as eye calibrated< manual XD.
Edited by runeazn - 11/5/11 at 8:11am
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90-100cm??!!! Thats about than 4"! At that far away you might as well have a 6" screen to see it all. I sit anywhere from 2-3 FEET away and have mine set on 1680x1050.
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90-100cm??!!! Thats about than 4"! At that far away you might as well have a 6" screen to see it all. I sit anywhere from 2-3 FEET away and have mine set on 1680x1050.
100 cm is 1 m = longer than 3 feet. Please learn the metric system.


@OP: I usually sit 60 cm from my 24". I'd say, as long as you keep your eyes moist (blink), you'll do fine at any distance. Also, if you have trouble reading text, make it bigger. Don't want eye strain. I have no problem with default text size though.
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'Scuse the heck out of me, it was obvious i was reading that as mm not cm.
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also don't forget to set your brightness as lowest as you find it comfortable.

brightness and contrast is what really gets me. i like to have brightness as lowest as possible but crank up the contrast.

distance isn't really an issue to me. i've never worn glasses.



when i had a single 24" monitor i sat about 1.5 ft (45cm) but now with a triple set up i've moved back 2ft 8" (81cm) and have the 24"s on portrait mode so that my field of view isn't too stretched.
    
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I havent got any problem either reading the text at 1m distance
Just wondering if i needed to sit even farther back
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