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8 September, 2009

just 21.5

Finally, I have a computer monitor (a non-built-in version). Actually, it is Laurent's since he paid for it and he would be the main person using it. But I made the decision (before you ask, not as a decision maker as Don used to be). Anyhow, it was paid through my credit card, so I get the Awards points.

Samsung P2250 (21.5-inch) LCD Monitor box

Well, this LCD monitor is not Apple or Sony, which should keep Don happy.

(as usual, more photos follow...)

Quick specs about Samsung P2250 (21.5-inch):
1920 x 1080 (16:9 ratio)
VGA and DVI inputs
2ms response
matte coating

Samsung P2250 (21.5-inch) LCD Monitor box

Samsung P2250 (21.5-inch) LCD Monitor

And, there is the monitor when it was assembled.

Samsung P2250 (21.5-inch) LCD Monitor

I haven't tested it with PowerBook G4 (12-inch) (the computer Laurent is using), but it works very well with my MacBook Pro (15-inch, early 2008 model)

For reference, Don has a number of monitors, and I don't have any monitors at all (external).

This monitor was on special at JB HiFi, and they also gave me additional discount on extended warranty. (to Don: Antony is poor.)

Flash was used when taking those photos.

This entry has Lightbox effect enabled. Click on the thumbnails for larger photos.

related blog entries:
my Mac can see now! (11 September 2004)
the 20in has arrived (24 April 2004)

Posted by Antony on 8 September 2009 11:20 PM | gadget, photos

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How nice, the monitor is in your beloved widescreen format. The widescreen monitors I've seen tend to be much more expensive than their 4:3 counterparts. And I still don't see the need for such a huge screen.
When was I a "decision maker"?
Posted by Don_HH2K on 9 September 2009 9:44 PM.
You told me that you decided which netbook, Laser printers, and monitors if I remember correctly to buy. I meant to say purchase decision maker, sorry for my broken English.
Posted by Antony on 9 September 2009 9:58 PM.
I was not the decider, I only suggested which units to get. They could easily have told me to look for something else, or bought something completely different.
Posted by Don_HH2K on 10 September 2009 2:49 AM.
Same thing.
Further, you hated the 16 by 9 or any widescreen designs, just like you hate LCDs, and prefer CRTs.
Posted by Antony on 10 September 2009 8:19 AM.
"Decider" makes it sound like I have power whereas I actually don't. BTW, you speak English very well.
You are finally getting half the story right, "prefer" CRTs instead of "love" CRTs. The "hate" parts are still wrong though.
Posted by Don_HH2K on 10 September 2009 9:50 AM.
Your recommendation (or whatever you want to call it) was very influential. In other words, just one step away from making the decision.
Posted by Antony on 10 September 2009 10:19 AM.
I just hope Pepe always pays your credit card bill on time. Award points are all well and good, but the debt is still in your name!!
Posted by Rev.Dr.Abbot Wu Yi on 10 September 2009 7:14 PM.
Of course, I pay off my credit card every month (by the due date).
There's a whiteboard in my room recording every dollar he owes me. Or shall I say every rewards point I made through his spending?
Posted by Antony on 11 September 2009 8:06 AM.
The wide screen monitors I've seen tend to be much more expensive than their 4:3 counterparts. And I still don't see the need for such a huge screen.
Posted by Dell Computers on 8 November 2010 9:26 PM.
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