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Old 14-09-2006, 22:39   #1 (permalink)
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I am thinking about replacing my elderly CRT monitor. I have heard that TFT monitors can be a bit of a no-no for photographic manipulation. I presume that loads of people here must use one due to the lack of availability of CRT ones.

I would be interested to hear how people get on with them.

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Hi Chris.....I did this very short review a while back. Even further down the line I would add you won't regret buying LCD. There are some purists who say that the colour rendition on a CRT is superior but the difference, if any to me, is unnoticable. The added bonuses are the saving on space on you PC station and if you go for a widescreen it's superb for editing. You can keep your toolbars and palettes to the sides and not overlaying your image. Way to go.
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The wide format is partly the reason for going for one. As you say the tools and palattes tend to overlap the image you are trying to edit.
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After quite a bit of research & respecting other members purchases, I ended up with this :- http://www.pixalo.com/reviews/showpr...uct/205/cat/27

Very happy with it
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I bought a OcUK Value Hanns-G HW191D 19" Widescreen LCD Monitor a few weeks ago when it was about 107, great monitor, especially for the price, and I'm very pleased with it.
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I have a 20" NEC Spectraview which isn't cheap but is a stunning LCD to work on.
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I bought a OcUK Value Hanns-G HW191D 19" Widescreen LCD Monitor a few weeks ago when it was about 107, great monitor, especially for the price, and I'm very pleased with it.
I also use overclockers for PC components, there not the cheapest but all their gear is quality! (keep an eye out for their special offers)

I use a 20" Dell LCD and I just can't fault it, LCD technology has realy improved in the last couple of years. The blacks are very very good which used to be a problem with the older LCDs.
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