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Re: [vox] question about TFT's and flat screen monitors
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Re: [vox] question about TFT's and flat screen monitors

The ViewSonic P225F is a CRT based monitor with the following

504mm (W) x 477mm (H) x 501mm (D) 19.8" (W) x 19.7" (H) x 18.8" (D)

The ViewSonic website has always been pretty good with the details.



On Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 10:03:00AM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> dear all,
> i have my heart set on a 19" monitor, or bigger, with a very short "depth"
> (it should be "slim") to conserve desk space.
> i've been looking at TFT's, which i gather are very slim LCD technology
> displays.
> recently, i came across "flat screen monitors" which i thought were
> synonymous with TFT, but now i see this is wrong.  from reviews, it
> seems that flat screen monitors are CRT based.
> the viewsonic P225F is a flat screen monitor, about $740, 22 inches (drool!)
> and gets extremely good reviews.  i'm almost sold.
> the only thing i'm concerned with is deskspace.  i can't seem to find any
> mention of the monitor's physical depth -- ideally, what i get will be a very
> thin so i can use more of the desk space for writing, as opposed to using the
> desk space to hold a monitor.
> are flat screen monitors supposed to be thin?   all the pictures i've seen
> show the monitor at an angle, so you can't really gauge how thin they are.
> my current monitor is almost a foot and half deep, so just about anything
> would be an improvement.
> if i'm worried about slimness, should i just be looking at TFT's?   or are
> flat screen monitors comparible in slimness?
> pete
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