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16:9 computer monitor

  1. Aug 1, 2008 #1
    Does anyone know where I can get a small (18-22 in) computer monitor with 1920x1080 native? Most are 1680x1050.
     
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  3. Aug 2, 2008 #2

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    A quick web scan shows 24" as the smallest 1920x1080 native.
    Not sure why you would want one becase, even with very good vision, that's going to be a tough read.
    Your eyes will have an issue resolving detail at that level without your nose hitting the screen.
     
  4. Aug 2, 2008 #3
    My screen is already 1680x1050 at 22 inches. If I can see that, I should be able to resolve 1920x1080 at the same screen size, no?
     
  5. Aug 2, 2008 #4
    No, as the resolution increases, for a given monitor size, the apparent size of a given font, icon, or photograph will decrease.
     
  6. Aug 4, 2008 #5
    Why don't manufacturers make 16:9 monitors?
     
  7. Aug 4, 2008 #6

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    They do.
    If you go to a store there are still 4:3 monitors available, but relatively few.
     
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