LCD Monitor purchasing help.


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loupgarou

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I'm going to get something from the pc show later.

budget 2k.

what do you suggest for a LCD monitor, I'm hoping for something good 19" or more. (haha 30"? but the apple hd lcd is 5k..sighz)
 

Big Kahuna

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I am too getting an LCD and I have decided on the Viewsonic VP171b...it's a 16.7m color panel :D :thumbsup:

But I must find out more on the warranty policy etc first :lovegrin:
 

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Big Kahuna said:
I am too getting an LCD and I have decided on the Viewsonic VP171b...it's a 16.7m color panel :D :thumbsup:

But I must find out more on the warranty policy etc first :lovegrin:

It's a 8ms panel... There's not way it can be a 24bit (16.7m) panel at the moment..
 

simon80

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I going to get his philips LCD monitor
170B6CG at $569

Perfect panel
16.2 million colors
8ms
Dual input - DVI / VGA
USB 2
Build in Speakers
Contrast ratio 500:1 (typical)
Brightness 250 cd/m (typical)
MTBF 50,000 hours

3yrs 1 dead pixel / bright dot panel warranty

Is this good enough FOR photography related software?
 

user111

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no.

because its only 16.2 million colours
 

Big Kahuna

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Got my VP171b at Cybermind booth....they offer with free Canon bubble jet printer and a DVI cable...but I don't want the printer so they knock off $50 so I paid $529....Now surfing and typing in Pivot mode....Shiok!!! :thumbsup:
 

simon80

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user111 said:
no.

because its only 16.2 million colours
so how many colour do I need?
Which LCD should I get ?
 

loupgarou

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I dunno, I went and bought the viewsonic vx912.. (cos if i got a 21" one, I may as well get 2 19" ones..)

its a 8ms panel... so just 18bit??

24bit panels are 16.7 million colors
 

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Acer got like very good sale on..

15" = 299
17" = 399 i think
19" = somewhere ard 699?
 

Snow_One

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so anyone know any 15' LCD 24 bit colour?
 

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