Best LCDs for retrocomputing - Was: Re: New *square* 1:1 26.5" LCD monitor 1920x1920
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Tue May 17 01:52:55 CDT 2016
> On 16 May 2016, at 23:25, Jarratt RMA <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> On 16 May 2016 at 22:52 Adrian Graham <witchy at binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
>>> On 16/05/2016 20:13, "Ian Finder" <ian.finder at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I dunno if it's relevant or not, but my go-to LCD for retro stuff is the
>>> Dell 2007FP-
>>> There was a panel lottery, some are TN, some IPS. Both are solid.
>>> They are 4:3, 1600x1200 native.
>>> They have DVI, VGA, Composite and S-Video inputs, and very stellar
>> In fact there was one available for ukp35 so it's now mine. I remember
>> monitors from a few years ago at a customer that specialised in video for
>> aeroplanes, I used one not quite daily but remember being irked at the
>> that it was several button presses needed to get from VGA to DVI input,
> He had another one at that price (the last one apparently), so I have bagged
> that one. I tried my Viewsonic, which does SoG, on my Rainbow at the weekend,
> but that didn't work, perhaps this will. Even if it doesn't it will still be a
> good second monitor for my everyday PC.
And seemingly another 8 have appeared at this price, so I've snagged one too!
£15 p&p seems a little rich but a 4:3 TFT that does SoG and 15Khz scan for £50 strikes me as an absolute bargain overall. Smart looking monitor too IMO. Will look well with the Crimson!
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