New monitor: very cool indeed

Bob Sullivan rf.sullivan at
Tue Oct 27 16:57:49 EDT 2009

Or maybe they expect her to read some slides on the monitor?

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 3:22 PM, Mark Roberts <mark at> wrote:
> 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.
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