Best places to snag a good CRT?

Discussion in 'Displays' started by wabbitseason, May 20, 2012.

  1. wabbitseason

    wabbitseason [H]ard|Gawd

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    Sick and tired of looking for an adequate LCD. I was wondering if anyone here knew of any places besides craigslist and ebay to find a quality CRT like the Sony FW900, F520, F500, F400, Mitsubishi Diamondtron, etc?
     
  2. Namelessme

    Namelessme [H]ard|Gawd

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    Accurate IT

    http://www.accurateit.com/monitors/crt-monitors

    I'm not sure how good their monitors are though, or if I'd trust the shipper to deliver it in one piece.

    I recommend trying freecycle first, assuming it's in your area. You can put up a want post too, and maybe someone will respond. There is no guarantee as to the quality of any monitors you find, but you can't beat the price.
     
  3. Godmachine

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    I just emailed Accurate IT friday about how well they pack their CRT's for shipping (namely the FW900 which is the one I want). I'll post whatever response I get back.

    I'm not risking anything if they don't inspire confidence with there reply.
     
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    I would say now, short of used? A time machine ;)
     
  5. Vega

    Vega [H]ardness Supreme

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    Just how good of a FW900 are you looking for? (I have spares).
     
  6. Godmachine

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    Here is the response from AccurateIT :

    Sounds like they understand how fragile these monitors are and take shipping VERY seriously.
     
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    Godmachine [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I'm also looking for one Vega. PM sent.
     
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  8. wabbitseason

    wabbitseason [H]ard|Gawd

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    Thanks for sharing the information on AccurateIt, Godmachine.

    Believe it or not the FW900 wouldn't be my first choice. Appreciate the offer though Vega.

    So we've got craigslist, ebay, and accurateit. Quite a shame that all the people working on LCDs right now aren't still working on CRTs; we'd have some amazing ones by now.