I bought an 19" plasma Acer at BB for $109. I've been using it for a month
now and am pleased with it. There is a minor issue with the resolution on
my laptop monitor that came up when I configured the new monitor in Windows.
. Nothing serious, just something to look into next winter.
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Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2012 7:30 PM
Subject: [dxlab] Monitor advise needed
I have been in the process of re-doing the antenna switching in my shack...
nothing as complex as diode matrices or such, but a set of manual switches
that pretty much allow any antenna to be used by any station.
Anyways, doing some work I knocked over an LCD monitor, one of two, and it
cracked the screen... landed on a Vibroplex bug. The screen now shows
mostly straight multi-colored lines, usually indicating broken internal
connections to the LCD itself. That most likely makes it not economical to
The broken LCD is the older of the two, a standard format one. The second
one is a newer 1600x900 Acer. Similar resolution monitors are available
for a little over $100, including some at Best Buy down the street.
Does anyone have a favorite LCD? Something that's a bargain? I have
enough space for a 19" diagonal, not much more without a shack redesign.
73 de Chuck, WS1L