[ILUG] [OT] Good for hardware?
lbedford at lbedford.org
Sat Jan 5 21:31:48 GMT 2002
On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 09:27:21PM -0800, Darragh Rogan came forth with:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Liam Bedford <lbedford at lbedford.org>
> To: <ilug at linux.ie>
> Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 1:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] [OT] Good for hardware?
> > I have a very nice Sony monitor also, unfortunately
> > I've decided I don't like the mask wire which I can see quite easily so I
> > won't be buying another one. Look out for cheap 15" LCD screens,
> Yeah, the mask wire on Trinitrons can be annoying if you see them.
> Fortunately I don't. IT Direct sell CTX monitors, which use good
> electronics, and Sony Tubes (I have the PR711F, which I really love, and it
> has a built in USB hub too).
> Whats the story with these mask wires? There are two on my monitor about 3
> inchs fromt he top and bottom. What is their purpose? Can I make them go
Nope. They're an integral part of the Trintron technology, which produces a
brighter image, by having a slotted mask. It needs the wires to keep the
mask in place. The other stylee is the shadow mask, which has three holes,
and more inherent strength..
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