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New Monitor!

enchanted afternoon [deleted] 3:27am, 18 April 2010
Replaced the TV that I was using with an actual computer monitor! Thanks for suggesting a different monitor other than the Apple. After quite a bit of research Eizo sounds like the industry standard for top of the line monitors. Tad spendy though. :-\

What I went with is an NEC Multisync. It's frickin' fantastic! I can even rotate the screen to make it portrait! :-D And the letters! I can actually see the letters! They're crispy! Hahaha! Outsandingly amazing!

What I'm trying to say is that if you are currently using a TV monitor for photos like my dumbass has been, go get an actual computer monitor! :) Your eyes will love you.
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HBRstudios Posted 8 years ago. Edited by HBRstudios (admin) 8 years ago
What size is it -- I have been looking at the LaCie 24"

www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/542185-REG/LaCie_130778_32...

And when you say "TV Monitor" do you mean to say CRT (as in cathode ray tube) and not an actual television set? :)
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JustinSinks 8 years ago
HAHA its about time man.
enchanted afternoon [deleted] Posted 8 years ago. Edited by enchanted afternoon (member) 8 years ago
I was using a Samsung LCD television. The contrast ratio was 4000:1 and it pretty much sucked for photo editing. I went with this one...

www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/597857-REG/NEC_LCD2690WUXI...

Both models look exactly the same. Noticeable differences are that you'd have HDMI and greater power usage (140 w to 110 w), and mine has a slower refresh rate of 16ms (Which I think is better for photo editing, but don't quote me on that.) One nice feature of the NEC is that is swivels. I can gently push it and rotate it on the desk to have simple accessibility to the rear, but at the same time it's very stationary so it simply rotates in the center.

Either way...like Justin says...it's about time. Haha! :)
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maxcaven 8 years ago
I THINK that the refresh rate isn't that important for photo people who are editing static images, I know gamers like super fast ones for pwning noobs and such though.
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