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  • Monitors

     Wes Kane updated 15 years, 7 months ago 7 Members · 10 Posts
  • Wes Kane

    February 2, 2006 at 3:52 pm

    Looking to upgrade…What’s a good dual screen monitor for video editing?



  • Aanarav Sareen

    February 2, 2006 at 5:01 pm

    Is there a specific size you are looking for? We have the two Dell 24″ at the office and they work great!

  • Wes Kane

    February 2, 2006 at 6:10 pm

    Looking for a 17-20″ monitor.

  • Aaron Strader

    February 2, 2006 at 9:25 pm

    The Dell 24″ widescreens are fantastic looking. Well worth the investment if you can pull the $.

    I would totally advise against 17″ monitors. You can find good-okay 19″ CRTs ($100 apiece) if price is a concern. Shop around and get a nice pair. At least 19″… Your eyes will thank you come 2 am on the 2nd consecutive all nighter.

    I use a nice pair of Viewsonic GS790 monitors on my rig, and I won’t change em till they die.

  • Wes Kane

    February 2, 2006 at 10:26 pm

    Thank you. You recommend a flat panel View Sonic?

  • Bill Buchanan

    February 3, 2006 at 12:26 am

    While Viewsonic made pro-level CRTs, I don’t believe their LCDs are all that great (never could get them to tell me who manufactured their screens). I bought one of their LCD HDTV monitors, and returned it almost immediately the image was so watery and the colors so far off.

    Bill Buchanan
    Buchanan Film Co.

  • Steven L. Gotz

    February 3, 2006 at 2:24 am

    If a 17″ monitor is put next to a 19″ monitor of the same resolution, the image is smaller, but tighter and generally looks better, to me anyway. So unless you are moving up in resolution, usually to 1600X1200, a pair of 17″ monitors is not a bad deal.


  • Paul King

    February 3, 2006 at 12:43 pm


    I have looked at the Dell and the colour and luma levels are way off. This probably doesn’t matter cause you’ll be looking at a grade 1 CRT for the video anyway, however I think it’s better if every display device is as close as possible to being correct.

    The Samsung panels have always been great, I had two 19″s. I then upgraded to 20″ displays and got the BenQ. I only got the two 2091s because that’s all I could get at the time cause one of the Samsungs had failed, however they were every bit as good as the Samsungs in colour and luma levels.

    I have noticed that cheap LCDs, like the Dell 24″, are cheap for a reason.


  • Peter Corbett

    February 3, 2006 at 1:34 pm

    I use dual Dell 24″ 2405FP’s here and I think they are fantastic. Sorry.

    Peter Corbett
    Powerhouse Productions

  • Wes Kane

    February 3, 2006 at 5:31 pm

    Thank you all for your help.


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