Looking for LCD Recommendations

jason at dictos.com jason at dictos.com
Mon Jul 28 08:37:56 PDT 2003

NEC makes some really nice LCD's. I own the 2080UX LCD monitor, and it is 


On Monday 28 July 2003 08:12, Chris Pepper wrote:
> At 7:51 AM -0700 2003/07/28, Brian D. Moffet wrote:
> >At 08:49 AM 7/28/2003 -0500, M. L. Dodson wrote:
> >>Stephen J. Roznowski writes:
> >>  > I'm looking to replace my 19" monitor with an 18"+ LCD screen.
> >>  >
> >>  > Anyone got some good recommendations for what is currently on the
> >>  > market? Any brands to avoid?
> >
> >I own a ViewSonic VX900,
> >http://www.viewsonic.com/products/lcd_vx900.htm which I purchased to
> >use with 4 computers through a KVM switch (the four computers are 2
> >SGI machines, a FreeBSD box, and a windows laptop.)  So far, since
> >April or so, I haven't had a single problem with it, and I haven't
> >even found a dead pixel.  It handles the sync-on-green that the O2
> >and Octane want, and handles the Matrox G200 (old card) well under
> >FreeBSD.
> 	A general note: we've had trouble with LCDs on KVMs. I think
> Suns in particular tend to pick non-LCD-friendly resolutions (sync
> rates) when they can't detect the monitor directly at boot. With
> CRTs, they seem to pick a resolution that the CRT can handle
> (1152x900 at 75Hz?), but I have to switch the KVM to booting systems
> long enough for them to probe the monitor or the LCD doesn't work. I
> have similar trouble with a Windows PC switching to an unsupported
> signal format, presumably when the screensaver kicks in.
> 						Chris Pepper

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