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Last post Author Topic: "good" LCD monitors - what are their type  (Read 6298 times)

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Re: "good" LCD monitors - what are their type
« Reply #25 on: August 24, 2011, 08:03:23 AM »
I must say, I do seem to be having a rather exceptional day. This morning 3 items arrived:

1) Dell 2007FP - as good as I was hoping it to be (well, better than I was expecting to be honest).

2) Lindy 3m DVI-D cable - working perfect with 2560 x 1600 resolution.

3) Plantronics headset - works as you'd expect (previous cheaper model I ordered last week wasn't compatible with my net phone.)

It's amazing - maybe this is all a dream.

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Re: "good" LCD monitors - what are their type
« Reply #26 on: August 24, 2011, 08:29:16 AM »
Oh god he's on a roll - he's discovered the luck virus!

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Re: "good" LCD monitors - what are their type
« Reply #27 on: August 24, 2011, 08:33:36 AM »
heheheh. let's hope it's very contagious then.

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Re: "good" LCD monitors - what are their type
« Reply #28 on: August 24, 2011, 09:30:31 AM »
It's amazing - maybe this is all a dream.

Did you forget to break some mirrors, recently, so finally some luck is heading your way? ;D ;D ;D

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Re: "good" LCD monitors - what are their type
« Reply #29 on: August 24, 2011, 01:12:13 PM »
TFT Active Matrix is a generic term that describes virtually all LCD displays. IPS is just one type:
http://en.wikipedia....g/wiki/TFT_LCD#Types
No doubt Dell is vague with their info because they use multiple screen types for a given model, which they've gotten a lot of flak for (rightly so!). In the case of the 2007FP, they started with S-IPS but now appear to be using mostly S-PVA. It's hard to know which for sure, but this is the description of S-PVA from a user, maybe it matches what you're seeing, or maybe what you see is more subdued and "natural" (likely S-IPS)?
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S-PVA: “WOW Factor” monitors. Extremely intense, bright displays with high contrast. These have a harsh appearance compared to S-IPS but have the deepest blacks and brightest (glaring?) images of all LCD types, so they are well suited to handle various lighting conditions. A good choice for movie watching, these are the panels typically used in HDTVs as they are cheaper to manufacture and usually blow people away in brightly lit retail showrooms.

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