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I'm looking for a <20" monitor. Nothing too fancy. It will be used as a surveillance monitor ninja.gif

Basically I shouldn't have to spend more than $100-$110 because the quality isn't that important (since it won't be used for gaming or anything).

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I would imagine the emachines one would do just fine for surveillance. I would probably pick up the cheapest I could find. As long as it doesn't have a crazy response time of like 10 ms... And the monitor doesn't have a hole in it, then it should be fine smile.gif

My grandpa uses an old, crappy monitor as surveillance to the front of his house and it does what it is supposed to do just fine.
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If its just for surveillance then who cares? i would go with the cheapest of those, also newegg OB has monitors everday for super super cheap.
    
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I would imagine the emachines one would do just fine for surveillance. I would probably pick up the cheapest I could find. As long as it doesn't have a crazy response time of like 10 ms... And the monitor doesn't have a hole in it, then it should be fine smile.gif

My grandpa uses an old, crappy monitor as surveillance to the front of his house and it does what it is supposed to do just fine.

Is the eMachine one good (it has a response time of 5ms)? Or can I get an even cheaper one?
    
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5ms would be fine for surveillance. Like iCrap said, Newegg usually has Open Box monitors that are significantly cheaper. If you want to save big bucks, I would check craigslist and get one for cheap.
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