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Von II

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#1 8 years ago

No, not to replace my Acer, but for a home recording studio we're making, and we just need a big screen. We don't care about color or whatsoever, we just want it to be big and cheap. Any particular brands or screens we should look for? I doubt i'll ever see such a bargain as my screen again.. =p

EDIT: Like this? : http://www.amazon.co.uk/22-INCH-Digimate-Widescreen-Black/dp/B00299QTWI/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1268860589&sr=1-4




Sepantari

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#2 8 years ago

I've found 2 monitors:

Acer V243HQbd Iiyama ProLite E2407HDSD-B1

Sorry for the Acer XD but it's cheap and 23,6 inches (€ 180) The Iiyama is 24 inches and is also pretty cheap (€ 188)

I hope this helps..




Quetron

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#3 8 years ago

Look in the phonebook for computer recycling, we have a place here, and it is buy at your own risk, but very very cheap.

A CRT 17" was $11.00

I was there like 7 months ago and I now seen a bunch of flat screens. Hard drive 10 gig are $3

My 512 meg of PC800 RAM rambus ram a whopping $15.00

Check it out, if you have a place, ours is a trash company, but they do computer recycling and keep some stuff out for sale.




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#4 8 years ago

22 inches is not big. 30 inches or bust.

/does not actually have a 30 inch screen.




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#5 8 years ago

Most modern TV's support HDMI and some support the older inputs as well so you might do better looking for a second hand TV with the correct inputs ;)




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#6 8 years ago

Quetron;5271489Look in the phonebook for computer recycling, we have a place here, and it is buy at your own risk, but very very cheap.

A CRT 17" was $11.00

I was there like 7 months ago and I now seen a bunch of flat screens. Hard drive 10 gig are $3

My 512 meg of PC800 RAM rambus ram a whopping $15.00

Check it out, if you have a place, ours is a trash company, but they do computer recycling and keep some stuff out for sale.

I have to agree. We have a local place that sells used CRTs for $5 each, so buy 2 of them, get a couple DVI>VGA adapters, and you're set. Dual monitor setup takes a while to get used to, but once you get used to it, you won't want to go back.




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#7 8 years ago

How big is big (also, resolution, or physical size?), how cheap is cheap, and do you include TVs in this?




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#8 8 years ago
goody10;5271581Most modern TV's support HDMI and some support the older inputs as well so you might do better looking for a second hand TV with the correct inputs ;)

Yeah, you could probably get an old 720p screen for cheap. Great for streaming videos on.

The desktop wouldn't provide much more room than you have now. Everything would just be bigger. Likely between 1024x768 and 1280x720.

You may even be able to find a 1080p at a decent price.