[vcf-midatlantic] C64 CRT monitors vs LCD (was: PC speakers needed)

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Fri Sep 16 11:42:49 EDT 2016

> 1) I changed the subject line to match the discussion. I think that's a
> good policy to follow.


> Therefore: If VCF Inc is going to gather these monitors cheaply, now is
> the time to do that. To do that in a consistent way, means determining
> some criteria - size of screen is first, perhaps other features are
> important, maybe even brands/models desired or to be avoided. And: if
> exhibitors are to be supported, others (those exhibitors in particular)
> may wish to make contributions of LCD monitors or $$$ accordingly.

The monitors are a Brace and Roganti ("Braganti"?) thing -- not a VCFed 

> Bottom line: there's no point in moving and operating dozens of large,
> heavy CRT monitors at exhibits and events, when a stock of small LCD
> TV's can be acquired now - used, cheap - and put to use locally. They
> won't be available used for much longer, a selection can still be made
> not but not later - if so desired. Support can be asked, of those who
> benefit - exhibitors and their audience. That's my point.

I agree for exhibits such as theirs, which need a large amount of 
screens, but I would be disappointed if ordinary VCF exhibitors start 
using LCDs instead of the correct monitors.

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