[SATLUG] OT Monitor format 4:3 or 16:9?

Alex Bartonek bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 15 10:28:01 CST 2007


--- Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi to All,  I have acquired the Everex Go PC, and
> my wife will not allow deployment of my old 21"
> Nokia
> monitor downstairs.  This means getting a new
> LCD with either the 1600x1200 or the 1680x1050
> format.  Any experience with the new widescreen
> that would sway you one way or the other?
> 
> I have looked at the open chrome driver for this
> Via chipset and it seems to support either.


I just bought a Envision 22" widescreen from best buy
($219).  The drawback I'm having w/it (and my 40" LCD
Sony) is that mplayer no longer works.  If I hook up a
19" non-widescreen, mplayer works just fine.
But the nice thing.. 1680x1050 is pretty cool.
Alex


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