New monitor: very cool indeed

Ken Waller kwaller at
Tue Oct 27 16:53:45 EDT 2009

Kenneth Waller

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Roberts" <mark at>
Subject: New monitor: very cool indeed

> Yes, size *is* important. 
> Got my new 24" widescreen monitor yesterday and it is indeed big and
> beautiful. Calibration and profiling went smoothly and I'm now in
> big-screen heaven. The new monitor has an H-IPS panel, as opposed to
> the S-PVA of my older monitor. I can't say there are any noticeable
> differences in image quality, but then there shouldn't be as they're
> both very high quality devices. But I certainly can fit a lot more
> "stuff" on all that extra screen real estate!
> Then I stopped by to see my S.O. Lisa and help install Photoshop on
> her computer at work. And I noticed that they had set her up with
> exactly the same monitor that I just got at home! Pretty surprising
> for a big university IT department not to cut corners and go for a
> cheap TN unit. I suppose it could be because she'll be working with
> images for publication, so a serious monitor is a good idea.
> "Then again", suggested Lisa, "maybe it's just because this is
> Harvard."
> OK. Point taken.

Or it could be some of Barry's stimulus money..,..

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