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Here are some specs http://www.keithmay.org/equipment/So...Spec_sheet.pdf
I found one of these at a thrift store for $25, and I am seriously considering picking it up. good deal?
By the way, please no CRT bashing or "just get a flatpanel" or you will be reported.
Edited by mrfajita - 6/10/10 at 3:25pm
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post #2 of 21
Mercy me!
For $25 bucks, you'd get banned from OCN for not picking it up
post #3 of 21
Do it dude. My Viewsonic was the best thing I've ever acquired, and that was a garbage pick. And trust me, OP, LCDs have NOTHING on the picture clarity and deep blacks of a good, high-quality CRT. I've looked at good LCDs, bad LCDs, good CRTs and bad CRTs. Any time, if quality is desired over quantity, I'd choose the CRT.


Would someone with a PDF reader kindly quote the resolution and refresh rate specs? My Viewsonic will do 2048x1536x60hz.
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Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
Do it dude. My Viewsonic was the best thing I've ever acquired, and that was a garbage pick. And trust me, OP, LCDs have NOTHING on the picture clarity and deep blacks of a good, high-quality CRT. I've looked at good LCDs, bad LCDs, good CRTs and bad CRTs. Any time, if quality is desired over quantity, I'd choose the CRT.


Would someone with a PDF reader kindly quote the resolution and refresh rate specs? My Viewsonic will do 2048x1536x60hz.
Look at my sig rig, I know that CRTs look so much better. And this Sony will do 2048x1536 at 80Hz

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Edited by mrfajita - 6/10/10 at 3:50pm
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post #5 of 21
i do have to admit thats a nice crt i am a lcd fan my self but i would pic one of those up my self
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post #6 of 21
lol dude get that thing. Badass CRT is badass.
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post #7 of 21
If you don't mind it weighing about 60lbs, go for it! That is a nice CRT.
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post #8 of 21
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Mine weighs 55, so its not much worse and its only half an inch deeper, so I won't have to move my desk too far forward.
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If you have the desk space, that's definitely a sweet deal!
     
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post #10 of 21
Great deal if it's in good shape.
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