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

Howard Haradon hharadon at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 15:43:12 CST 2007


> Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 08:28:01 -0800 (PST)
> From: Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] OT Monitor format 4:3 or 16:9?
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> --- 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.
>
Alex wrote:
> 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

Thanks for your comments.  Can you let us know
about the text quality of your new 22" LCD monitor and
any other comments about its quality or features.

Thanks,  Howard
-- 
Howard Haradon
San Antonio, TX  USA


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