Tips For Buying Flat Panels
Introduction of Flat Panel Monitors
These are two basic type of monitor that are used with personal
computer, CRT Monitor and Flat-Panel Monitor. Flat Panel is a
relatively new technology when compared to the CRT or standard monitor
technology. Due to new technology some important considerations to
look at when purchasing a flat panel Monitor.
Technology of LCD
There are two categories of LCDs then Before looking at what type of
configurations you need to look for when purchasing a computer Flat
Panel it is important to know if you want Active Matrix LCD or Passive
Look for the best flat panel TV deal so you can buy at discounted prices.
Active Matrix LCD :
Active Matrix LCD uses a transistor for each liquid crystal cell or
pixel and thus displays high quality images. Active Matrix LCD is also
known Thin Film Transistor(TFT) display. Today, new generation of TFT
is called organic LED that displays brighter images than standard TFT
display. The organic LED uses organic molecules to generate output on
Passive Matrix LCD :
Passive Matrix LCD uses fewer transistors and requires less power than
active matrix LCD. The colors on Passive Matrix LCD are not bright as
compared to active matrix LCD.
The quality of LCD screen depends on its resolution, which is
generally proportional to the size of screen.
15" flat panel monitor typically has a resolution of 800 x 600 / 1,024 x 768
17" flat panel monitor typically has a resolution of 1,280 x 1,024
19" flat panel monitor typically has a resolution of 1,280 x 1024
21" flat panel monitor typically has a resolution of 1,600 x 1,200.