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Flat Screen Monitor suitable for Photoshop

malleader 18 3 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2007 7:20PM
Looking to up-date my monitor for a flat screen model. Must be compatible with digital imaging eg Photoshop. Advice and recommendation please. Many Thanks Malcolm
jaspernina 14 1.0k Wales
21 Jul 2007 7:22PM
Hi Malcolm.

What is for budget for your new monitor and what size are you thinking of getting?

malleader 18 3 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2007 7:44PM
Hi Stephen
Looking for a 20/22 inch flat screen monitor. Budget 200/225.

Ian_Sweet 15 92 1 England
21 Jul 2007 8:08PM
your gona struggle to get a good monitor that big for that budget
cameracat 17 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
21 Jul 2007 10:19PM
The cheapest decent imaging Monitor is the Eizo FlexScan S2110W, it's 21 inch, But your looking at 516...........There are cheaper but they will be no where near as good.....Smile
skeletor 17 1.7k England
22 Jul 2007 11:18AM
For that money you wont get better than one of these click.

malleader 18 3 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2007 9:47AM

Many thanks for the information. Visiting PC World to-day for a demonstration. Will keep the forum up-dated on any decision I make.

digicammad 18 22.0k 40 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2007 10:07AM
I asked the other day if people knew anything about this monitor , but have not had any responses yet. It looks good from the specs and I am considering getting one.

Kris_Dutson 18 8.2k 1 England
23 Jul 2007 10:33AM
well it certainly looks well specced Ian, as does the Samsung one.

I sometimes wonder if there's a bit of snobbery attached to monitors. I use a pretty basic Philips flat screen (my second after the first was invaded by thrips) and find it perfectly adequate. My spyder calibrates it fine, my prints look good, whether from my own printer or from an online supplier; certainly none of my customers have ever complained, so what more do people want?
KenTaylor 16 3.1k 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2007 11:06AM

Quote:so what more do people want?

Spend more money Smile
And that is what drives the camera and computer industry Wink
Just Jas 19 26.3k 1 England
23 Jul 2007 12:40PM
I'm afraid you are right. Sad
kitsch 15 439 4 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2007 7:35PM
well am really interested in this topic as am wanting to get a flat screen monitor myself but just for more room on desktop ;-0)

went to friends over the weekend & they have looked AWFUL!!! all elongated and yucky colours / contrast etc... sorted out their colour a bit but didn't like to mess too much as not my PC lol

anyway, am rather down in the dumps now as i only can afford about 100 quid at the most ;-(
will just go away & cry quietly.....
FinM 14 1 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2007 2:35AM
Join the club Kitsch (can I call you Jo?)......actually I saw a couple of 19 inch monitors in Tescos on display and the colours looked superb, very sharp was 125 and the other was 155. Cant remember the brands tho.....I dont think you have to spend that much to get a decent monitor these days.
kitsch 15 439 4 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2007 7:27AM
thanks Fin Smile
that's given me a bit of hope!
i'll have to check tescos ones out


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