Not to divert the subject, but...I'm curious why "lcd monitors really just
don't cut it" for their experiments. The three main limitations I can think
of for LCD vs. CRT are that their color reproduction is often not as good,
their dynamic range is not as wide, and their viewing angle is more
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Schrock [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 11:30 AM
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> Subject: [MSUNAG] crt monitors?
> Anyone know of a reasonable source for good working crt
> monitors? I have a handful of faculty over here that for
> some of the experiments they run lcd monitors really just
> don't cut it, but we're finding it very difficult to find
> crt's that are in decent shape anymore (which isn't real
> surprising, because I'm not sure anyones made them in the
> last couple of years).
> One of these faculty members has tried the msu surplus store,
> but said he had no luck finding any over there. Most of the
> places we've found online to try buying ones seem to be
> stores of dubious reputation at best.