19in TFT Monitor

  joebloggs1 13:57 20 Mar 2005
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Read a couple of threads recently about 19in TFT Monitor - Currys are selling a ACER
AL1912S for £199.99 (192.00 off web) - Anybody know whether this is OK?

  anchor 14:06 20 Mar 2005

Some user reviews here; very favourable.

click here

Same price at Comet stores, (£192.99 if you buy on-line with free delivery).

click here

  Mr Mistoffelees 14:35 20 Mar 2005
  joebloggs1 18:23 20 Mar 2005

This looks really good too, Viewsonic 19" VX912 TFT LCD £295.00 at click here - But is this £00.00 better?

  phil 19:47 20 Mar 2005

The difference in price is down to the response time of 12ms for the Viewsonic and a poor 16ms for the Acer.

It's also digital and the Acer is only an analogue. Better quality too.

Spend a bit more on the Viewsonic. I did and don't regret it one bit.

  bremner 20:05 20 Mar 2005

I recently asked the same question click here

My advice would be that unless you are playing or intend to play the latest 3D games then a fast response time is unnecessary.

I finally brought my choices down to two and then went and viewed them before making a final choice.

I have found that some monitors have excellent graphic reproduction and others excel in their text reproduction.

For me text was the most important and only by viewing could I see which was best.

  Mr Mistoffelees 21:48 20 Mar 2005

A 16ms response time is not poor, you should find the Acer absolutely fine unless you are into playing games alot with very fast moving graphics. Even then I wouldn't expect it to bother you.

  joebloggs1 01:09 21 Mar 2005

As a matter of interest, which did you go for?

  bremner 09:10 21 Mar 2005

iiyama 485S - I do a great deal of text work and this screen was excellent in all departments but particularly text

  niknax 21:56 21 Mar 2005

i bought this 19" before christmas as i use cad for designing and this is terrific it's even cheaper now!! but beware they go fast...

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nik

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