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It\'s more about viewing angle...
Old 03-31-2004, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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LCDs and CRTs (not CTR) are very similar in sharpness on the better units. But the viewing angle on cheaper-built LCDs is quite narrow. Move your head up and down and the density shifts, making adjustments to the image very difficult if not impossible. This doesn't happen on CRTs.

Now the better quality LCDs, which are designed for high-end photo and video editing have far larger viewing angles, and often are much sharper than same-size CRTs. But you'll pay for that level. I'd say about 3x the cost of an equivalent CRT, at least. Figure on $700 and up for a suitable 17" LCD, let alone 19".

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