Picking a Flat Panel Monitor

Flat panel monitors have now replaced bulky Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) displays. CRTs have met their demise similar to 8-track tapes and vinyl records. When we get a flat panel monitor, what is important other than low-cost?

Personal Computer monitors have evolved from the early green screen and color monitors sold with the IBM PC into interconnected high-resolution color multi-monitors. best vertical monitor ,,In my computer there are four wide-screen high-resolution monitors. What does high-resolution mean?

The first IBM PC color monitor had high 640 by 200 and low 320 by 200 resolutions. In contrast the monochrome green display’s resolution was 720 by 350. The resolution is the number of dots wide by the number of dost high. Monitors soon moved to 640 dots wide by 480 dots high.

The Europeans had studies that showed amber (reddish colored) monitors were less stressful to view over long periods of time. This just goes to show how when governments regulate something that the regulations are quickly out paced by technology. How many of you have ever seen an amber monitor? Today virtually all monitors (aside from the 15-year old monitor on my OS-2 Private Branch Exchange voice mail server) are color monitors.

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