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Where do I pick up a good CRT for cheap?
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>>80337661
south america
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>>80337661
BUMPING THE SHIT OUT OF THIS THREAD
FOUND A 17" NONAME WITH TRINITRON TUBE WISH ME LUCK /g/UYS IM NOT SURE IF IM GONNA BE ABLE TO PICK IT UP
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>>80337661
You need a time machine.
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craigslist or whatever your countries equivalent is
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>>80337661
in 2008. they aren't cheap anymore unless you live in a 3rd world country
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Good CRTs dont exist
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>>80337661
>CRT
>GOOD
>PICK ONE OF THE ABOVE ONLY
Go troll e-waste collection sites, they'll probably pay you to take that crap away as it's literally toxic waste with ZERO recycling value. Glass recyclers won't take them, the dump won't take them, the only thing worse to get rid of is spent nuclear fuel rods from a nuclear power plant.
Don't waste your time on obsolete crap like that, just get a new monitor.
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>>80337661
The "sitting in someone's basement" days are over m8, they all got trashed leaving only the ones in hands of hoarders that know you want what they have.
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win the lottery at a thrift store like I did.

>>80337984
take gear to test it, I've burned myself a couple times that way.
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>>80337661
The novelty wears off in a week and you're stuck with this big unsightly cuboid
Don't do it
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>>80338141
Smash Brothers will take them.
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>>80338266
>win the lottery at a thrift store like I did.
the thrift stores near me don't even accept CRTs for donation anymore, let alone sell them. Same with computers themselves, actually, they'll turn you away and tell you to take it to one of those electronics-recycling places that dissolves everything for the gold.
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>>80338318
They should be smashed into little pieces that's all they're good for anymore, LOL.
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>>80338307
>>80338141
>>80338084
Keep ignoring reality
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>>80338307
This
I only use it when I want to play some DOS gaymes on my 9x machine. For daily use it would be annoying
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>1280x1024
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>>80338371
2048x1536
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>>80338319
it's understandable, the lead in most tubes is an issue.
>>80338371
try 2048x1536 or 1600x1200
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Find one locally from someone who doesn't know they can flip them. Ebay etc aren't the way to go because shipping and they know the market
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>>80338410
how many inches?
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>>80338442
22" (20" viewable, cm or two taller than a standard 24" 16:9)
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>>80338056
>arent cheap anymore
holy fucking shit are these old trashcans getting expensive now ?
i have a few sitting around collecting dust what are the odds of getting some good money out of it, and how much do they cost now anyway , im thinking price will only go up
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>>80338410
Let me guess: recommended res is 1600x1200 or below.
>>80338371
1280x960 or 1024x768
>>80338420
people who dont know shit about crts have already trashed them and only owned low grade consumer trash ones anyway
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>>80338468
ewwww
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>>80338496
You asked we answered
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>>80338496
>Let me guess: recommended res is 1600x1200 or below.
nah those 22" diamontrons resolve 1920x1440 pretty damn sharp.
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>>80338568
oh god
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>>80338597
what are you a small woman?
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>>80338597
just don't have weak arms.
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>>80338632
I wish I was one
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>>80338597
do you carry your monitor around the house? I never understood this argument. Yeah it's heavy ONCE. you set it on your desk and be done
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>>80338667
>do you carry your monitor around the house?
sometimes yes
Also this doesnt apply to me but zoomer ikea paper desks break apart if you place such weights on them
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>>80337734
fpbp
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>>80338667
>do you carry your monitor around the house?
Yes.
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forgot pic
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>>80338786
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>>80338412
>>it's understandable, the lead in most tubes is an issue.
it isn't actually, for the same reason that it's safe to drink out of your grandmother's lead-crystal glassware. Leaded glass isn't a safety or environmental hazard because glass is such an incredibly stable compound. Even if you throw them in a landfill and leave them there for hundreds of years, the lead stays in the glass, since it's firmly chemically bound into it.
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>>80338732
I've had many giant CRTs on many zoomer ikea paper desks and never had this problem.
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I'm sure those CRT monitors contributed to my vision loss over the years.
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>>80338353
The CRT is clearly giving you brain cancer
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>>80337661
You don't, just go with hdr10. Infinitely better in every way.
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>>80340340
>he doesn't want superpowers
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>>80340386
>but muh heckin transfer functionerino
LCDs can't even display it properly anon.
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I did CRT's in school, but barely. My first PC was a Gateway in the early 2000's and it came with a 17'' 1280x1024 LCD.
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Why are Zoomers into CRTs again? They're power hogs and once those tubes burn out into the trash they go.
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>>80337661
get to germany
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>>80340926
I suspect it's one person trying to force a meme.
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>>80337661
Indian dumps(not the streets you shit on the place trash goes)
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90s was peak evolution
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>>80337661
Mr. Braun's shop.
Future Gadget Lab.
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>>80340926
Ultra low motion blur makes them ideal for gayming.
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>>80341440
im a networking noobie but what the fuck is that IP address? i though all of them started with 192.168
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>>80342568
Google private IP ranges.
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>>80337661
local crackden where you retarded boomer is trying to pedal his 20 year old monitor for 5x the price because nostalgia or some shit
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>>80341769
Thad is that you?
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>>80337661
Anywhere. Don't see the problem.
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>>80337661
there is literally no point of having a CRT for a computer monitor. some cases can be made for TVs, but other wise you're retarded
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>>80338258
I tried selling mine a while ago but nobody bought so i took the listing down again

If i wait another 10 years or so the fucking thing will prolly be worth thousands lol
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>>80344012
I use PS2 emulators and render scaling breaks games, so I have to stick to native resolution, which looks much better on a low end CRT than any panel.
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>>80344012
CRT monitors capable of high resolutions (1600x1200, 1920x1440) are great for both modern and retro gaming. No motion blur, great viewing angles, nice colors and support for many resolutions (for old games). CRT TVs support lower resolutions, there's less of a reason to own one than a high-end CRT monitor.
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>>80344134
This! Modern gaming monitors are a joke, no reason to waste several hundred bucks for edge lit smeary garbage when you can find nice trinies even for free, with some effort.
You can spend the money saved on an actuaally good LCD for other uses.
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>>80344430
>Modern gaming monitors are a joke
This. Don't fall for the "gaming" branded shit. Most higher end panels have all the same features and more, with better picture.
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>>80344430
>for edge lit smeary garbage
What year are you from? Backlit zones have been a thing for years. Don't understand why people who don't know shit think they should take part of discussions they have no idea about.
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>>80344893
>Backlit zones have been a thing for years
not on gaming monitors, and you'll be paying out the ass.
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>>80337661
I was so lucky. I was biking around my neighborhood when I saw 2 crts left out near the communal recycle bin (this was in the bourgeois part of the neighborhood). First one was yellow, curved, but flawless. The other was fine colorwise but had a broken stand and the antireflective coating was peeling. Also the tube was kinda off center. I'm only keeping it cause it's a flat panel of a higher resolution than the other one.
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>>80344893
Link me a direct-lit gaming monitor, I've never seen one reviewed. All "HDR local dimming" gaming monitors I've heard of are fucking edge lit with like couple dimming zones, a complete scam. Pic related, your beloved odyssey.
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>>80344893
>Don't understand why people who don't know shit think they should take part of discussions they have no idea about.
holy fuck the irony in this statement is too much
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>>80345063
Okay, here's a list of some direct lit monitors ..
https://www.rtings.com/monitor/tests/picture-quality/local-dimming
Some direct lit monitors still look like this, what the fuck?

The best one on that list seems to be this VA
https://www.rtings.com/monitor/reviews/dell/s3220dgf
Actually looks quite nice. But motion tests still unsurprisingly look like utter garbage.
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>>80344942
>>80345156
whoops
see: >>80345063
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>>80345950
The zoned edge lighting in anon's first post looks so bad it's not even worth using, and the gaming monitor they linked in the second post doesn't actually have dimming zones according to the review, it's just a decent VA panel.
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About a year ago I got my Viewsonic at an e waste place near me for $5 (probabably could've been free). They let me look around everything they had. Shame I lost their address though
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>>80341769
Why do you still exist
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>>80337661
local listings. I live in yurop but computer crts are still cheaply available, usually go for $15-20 or so. Now with video monitors, something like Sony PVM series are going up in prices tho still way cheaper than on burger scambay.
Word of advice, don't look for old high end monitors but cheaper ones that where made near the end of CRT era, way simpler and easier to maintain, same goes for old VCRs and shit like that.
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>>80338258
Wrong I have a 19 inch amptron sitting in my closet. Bought it in 99. Still works perfectly.
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>>80344134
There is a reason to use a lower resolution TV is you need composite for stuff like dithering.
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>>80338141
>Don't waste your time on obsolete crap like that, just get a new monitor
The people who make these threads are poorfags from third world countries. They have no choice but to buy them.
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I found a trick with my 4:3 monitor to display 16:9 properly.

I made a video that has 4:3 resolution with letter boxing for a 16:9 video.

I display it on my CRT at a 4:3 resolution and make a simple trace with paper to give me a reference point.

Then I set my output to 1920x1080i and use the monitor's internal resizing settings to show 16:9 letterboxed properly.

I don't know if there is resolution reduction when resizing, but my bad math figures it out to be about 1.5 megapixels of resolution.

Maybe I'm getting 1633x919 resolution in 16:9.
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>>80346901
True, hence why I didn't say they are totally useless.
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>>80337661
Recycle center, call them up and say you're an artist looking for scrap metal for an installation project and you're willing to pay money for scrap.
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>>80338477
No, only on ebay. Its mainly cause of shipping so don't be convinced they're worth that much. CRT Shills will only show you ebay prices and never facebook marketplace/offerup/craigslist prices. Typically on them they go from free-15$
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>>80339162
>grandmother's lead-crystal glasswar
it actually is a problem, if you leave liquor bottle the lead will diffuse into the liquid, takes time(years to decades) to accumulate to potentially damaging levels, but it does happen. I will agree that for everything else its basically fine, though you should take care not to scratch leaded glass, as its not as hard as normal glass, could lead to contamination.
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>>80347031
dont be retarded, just use the monitor's adjustments to squish the beam deflection, most should be capable of 16:9
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>>80346261
>just picks ONE out of a dozen displays to talk about
Nice cherry picking faggot
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>>80348376
I cherry picked a direct-lit high refresh monitor with the best uniformity on that list. Did you look at it yourself? There is exactly ONE (1) full array local dimming monitor there, for eye watering $1350 and it still seems like cost optimized gamer crap.
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Is there a single ips monitor with good blacks?
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>>80348722
never relax
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>>80348357
Which I did.

I just needed to figure out a point of reference so I gave an example on how to get a point of reference.
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>>80341440
They are pricey as shit...
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>>80337734
can confirm
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>>80348722
They top out around 1600:1 which is above average but still much worse than any cheap shit VA which can double that.
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>>80338141
It's oging to be an arcade emulationfag who wants a crt for the authentic look for his retro games...



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