OT - 22-inch CRT for sale

Doran L. Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Tue Nov 17 12:54:24 MST 2009


On Tuesday 17 November 2009 12:00:38 Andrew McNabb wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 11:28:47AM -0700, Stephen Ward wrote:
> > I'm interested in selling a 22-inch CRT monitor for about $90 (OBO).
> > It's about 7 years old and in perfect working condition.  After having
> > kids, though, there's less room for large computery stuff.  As there
> > is no larger dwelling place on the horizon, I figured I'd try to pass
> > it on to someone who could use it before it completely loses all
> > value.  (Dang LCDs.)
> 
> You can get a brand new 22" 1680x1050 LCD for $130:
> 
> http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11481870
> 
> CRTs just aren't competitive anymore--they're too heavy, bulky, blurry,
> and flickery.  But that's just my opinion. :)

But CRTs still do better color reproduction than LCDs, so graphic artists and 
photo detailers tend to prefer CRTs, especially Trinitron displays.

-- 
Doran L. "Fozz" Barton <fozz at iodynamics.com>
Open-source developer, sysadmin, consultant, and all-around geeky dude
 "Drunk gets nine months in violin case"
    -- Headline seen in newspaper
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