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Q: What are prons and cons of LCD monitor ? ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: What are prons and cons of LCD monitor ?
Category: Computers > Hardware
Asked by: markiz-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 19 May 2005 07:09 PDT
Expires: 18 Jun 2005 07:09 PDT
Question ID: 523282
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Subject: Re: What are prons and cons of LCD monitor ?
Answered By: hammer-ga on 19 May 2005 07:54 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

The following two page article provides a good unbiased discussion and
summary of the pros and cons of LCD versus CRT monitors.
CRT vs. LCD Monitors
Which Monitor is the Best to Buy?

The article summarizes the pros and cons as follows:

    * Inexpensive
    * Multisync Capable
    * High Refresh Rates
    * Color Clarity and Depth 


    * Large Footprint on Desktop
    * Very Heavy
    * Use Large Amounts of Energy
    * Generate Excess Heat "


    * Takes up Little Space on Desktop
    * Light Weight
    * Energy Efficient
    * Causing Less Eye Fatigue 


    * Expensive
    * Blurry Images Outside Native Resolution
    * Motion Blur on Fast Moving Images
    * Washed Out Colors "

The article goes into more detail about each of these issues and is
worth reading. It also provides some recommendations as to which type
of monitor is right for you based on the purpose for which you will
use it.

- Hammer

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LCD monitor pros cons
markiz-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00

Subject: Re: What are prons and cons of LCD monitor ?
From: chaos100-ga on 27 May 2005 07:32 PDT
Expanding on the eye fatigue... CRT monitors "flicker" because of the
way they refresh. You should have a refresh rate higher than 70 Hz in
order to not see the flickering. LCD monitors have no flickering no
matter what refresh rate, therefore are easier on the eyes.

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