Tips On Buying Computer Monitors.
Introduction of Monitor
The monitor is a popular and most commonly used output device. Most
monitors used in personal computers to display text, graphics, and
video information. Due to different futures of monitor purchasing can
be one of the most important task. Follow the some given steps to
buying new or used monitor.
Technology of monitor
There are two basic types of monitors that are used with personal computer.
when you are purchasing a monitor it is important to know, you need a
CRT monitor or a Flat Panel monitor.
CRT Monitors. A CRT monitor is similar to standard television. Like
televisions, CRT monitor size is measured diagonally, in inches,
across the front of the screen. Today, CRT monitors are available in
various sizes, i.e., 15, 17, 19, 21, and 22 inches. The large size
monitors are more expensive and allow you to view more information on
the screen at once.
Flat Panel / LCD. A flat panel monitor is also called LCD monitor. A
flat panel monitor takes up less desk space and also consumes less
power. Flat panel monitors are available with different sizes such as
15, 17, 18, 20, 21, and 23 inches. Flat panel monitors are commonly
used in mobile devices such as laptop and table PCs. Similarly, smart
phones, PDAs calculators have LCD screens.
There are two main categories of LCDs. These are
Active Matrix LCD
Passive Matrix LCD
The quality of monitor screen depends on its resolution, which is
generally proportional to the size of screen.
15" monitor typically has a resolution of 800 x 600 / 1,024 x 768
17" monitor typically has a resolution of 1,280 x 1,024
19" monitor typically has a resolution of 1,280 x 1024
21" monitor typically has a resolution of 1,600 x 1,200.
Once you have reviewed the appropriate information and believe that
you are ready to make a purchase of a new monitor, ensure that the
source which you plan on purchasing the monitor from is a reputable
source and you have reviewed our section on what to look out for when
purchasing over the Internet.