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post #1 of 20
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Maybe it's just me, but I'm yet to see a flat screen with a proper contrast.
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post #2 of 20
I don't think they do, but it's still relatively easy to pick one up used.

Have you looked at monitors with IPS or VA panels?
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No they don't, but if you're going to go digging for a good CRT look for the GDM-FW900.

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=m570&_nkw=gdm-fw900
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post #4 of 20
I have an old LG flat screen CRT 17", i cant remember the model code but it still works well - I have it hooked up to a Voodoo Pentium 233MMX system back at my parents house now unused so you can have it for £40 + delivery if you like?

EDIT - NVM you are in US, still would ship but quite expensive so it would be cheaper for you to get a LCD from US!
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post #5 of 20
I have a nice 32" crt monitor that does 720i hehe, pay shipping and its yours. btw, it weighs 212 lbs
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post #6 of 20
I still use a MAG Innovision 17" CRT Monitor biggrin.gif
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Sony FW900 - worth it's weight in gold... what's 100lb of gold worth these days? smile.gif
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post #8 of 20
I thought graphic designers still used them for their depth and color accuracy, so I would assume you could find some quality new ones somewhere.

However, there is nothing worse than a poor-quality CRT; I'm using an old 17" KDS VisualSensations and I get headaches from it all the time.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by steve10;12394343 
I thought graphic designers still used them for their depth and color accuracy, so I would assume you could find some quality new ones somewhere.

However, there is nothing worse than a poor-quality CRT; I'm using an old 17" KDS VisualSensations and I get headaches from it all the time.

Most are switching to IPS.
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyak;12392887 
No they don't, but if you're going to go digging for a good CRT look for the GDM-FW900.

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=m570&_nkw=gdm-fw900

One of my former roommates had one of those things...

It was so heavy it permanently warped the solid-wood surface of his desk.

Very nice picture though!
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