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Old 02-10-09, 06:45 PM   #13
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For your needs, I think it's a solid buy.
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Old 02-10-09, 11:01 PM   #14
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Thanks for the feedback guys.

If no one can offer any alternatives I might get it.
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Old 02-11-09, 04:15 PM   #15
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If no one can offer any alternatives I might get it.
Get 3 of them, Or even just 2 lower quality cheaper ones for the side panels

Peripheral view quality wise isnt as important but having it there makes all the difference.
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Yeah PiP is pretty worthless.
Not if you're ADD and have only one display in the room. TV while websurfing FTW!
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Get 3 of them, Or even just 2 lower quality cheaper ones for the side panels

Peripheral view quality wise isnt as important but having it there makes all the difference.
Yeah, I'll just plunk down $1000 on 3 computer monitors for my HTPC.

If I could afford that I wouldn't be trying to pinch pennies by getting a monitor instead of a TV.
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Westinghouse 26" Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ HDMI $250
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Yeah I saw those. Pretty nice price but they don't have enough inputs\outputs to be used as a TV replacement.
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Old 02-11-09, 07:33 PM   #20
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Damn, this is pretty nice too...

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...IN#detailspecs

Its a refurb but its only $200 and it has component, composite, s-video, hdmi and vga connections. I guess its also an M-PVA panel which is apparently very good.

Its no longer available at newegg but it had good reviews when it was:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824255001

Its a little smaller than I would have liked though.
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Please learn to use the edit function.

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