Me <3 CRT

Discussion in 'Displays' started by wasdqr, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. wasdqr

    wasdqr n00b

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    Especially now they're cheap as.. (but sometimes hard to find). Anyway, I just managed to get a boxed and sealed one of these for £79.88 (with delivery)!

    ViewSonic P97f+:
    Size: 19"
    Max Resolution: 2048 x 1536
    Dot Pitch: 0.24mm
    Vertical: 50 - 160 Hz
    Horizontal: 30 - 110 kHz

    2048*1536=3145728

    I think this is pro 'cos; plenty of pixels to play with, it's very crisp and clear (as good as the many LCDs I've owned/seen), fast refresh rates (I still play CS) and best of all it's cheap as chips.

    My two pence/cents :p
     
  2. Voltron

    Voltron Limp Gawd

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    Your right, they are cheap. But so big! I dont have the room for one anymore and my eye's dont like CRTs. Can't beat the responce rate though. ;)
     
  3. wasdqr

    wasdqr n00b

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    Mate they're massive lmao, not arsed me though. It's weird because LCDs give me a terrible head after prolonged use, but CRTs don't.
     
  4. sabregen

    sabregen [H]ard as it Gets

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    Completely off topic here... ^^^ This guy right above me got his name wrong, it should be wasdqe, not r. :D
     
  5. wasdqr

    wasdqr n00b

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    Haha nah man, e = use... r = reload :cool: it isn't a pattern!
     
  6. Tyr-Sog

    Tyr-Sog Limp Gawd

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    Haven't had frequent random headachs ever since I switched to lcd.
     
  7. MrBojangels

    MrBojangels Gawd

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    That is a pretty big dot pitch for a CRT :p my 19" is .20mm
     
  8. BarneyGumble

    BarneyGumble Gawd

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    That's the same monitor I have, and I love it. But, the only reason I would consider switching to LCD in the future is energy conservation...and maybe widescreen.
     
  9. wasdqr

    wasdqr n00b

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    :O As if, I've never had one lower than .23! I just figured they didn't exist haha... it must be crisp.
    Lmao, is that 'energy conservation.. and maybe WIIIIIIDESCREEEN'? ;)
     
  10. sabregen

    sabregen [H]ard as it Gets

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    the only good screen in the world in the westinghouse lvm-37w3. that's it. widecr33n rul3s, and all y0u t3rds sh0uld tremble bef0re my h0rribl3 m1ght! /end n00bie rant mode.

    anything over .3 is really pushing it, and you'll need to increase the viewing distance accordingly to compensate. I loved my CRTs for many many years. I finally made the LCD jump earlier this year, and have, in the past year, run 5 different multimonitor setups. For my personal preference, the lvm-37w3 is perfect. One large screen and 1080p is great for me. It's all personal preference...and budget, as well.
     
  11. wasdqr

    wasdqr n00b

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    Is that anything over 0.23, or anything over 0.3?
     
  12. sabregen

    sabregen [H]ard as it Gets

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    The westinghouse is, according to a pixel calculator that I found, 0.4266 pixel pitch. Perhaps I should revise my statement (which based on much smaller, normally spec'd LCDs and CRTs). I can't see any "grid of pixels" when viewing it from 2-3'. That seems awefully odd, does it not?
     
  13. wasdqr

    wasdqr n00b

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    Hmm, can I have a link to your pixel calculator? :)
     
  14. ASIA911

    ASIA911 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yeah this monitor is great to keep me warm in the winter time but it fried my brain in the summer.