[Noisebridge-discuss] ViewSonic G810 - 21" CRT Display - Perfect working condition. NB or CL or eWaste... that is the question.

Ken Adler ken.adler at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 18:57:43 PDT 2011


Ok... here is the deal... I am bringing the Monitor in and putting Jim's
name on it.  If it remains at NB AND If it gets to be an issue I will
personally remove it and eWaste it .



On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 6:50 PM, Brian Morris <cymraegish at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 6:25 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>
>> Double what Andy said
>>
>> Jim: We've had CTR monitors in the past and nothing good has come out of
>> them. They are a dime a dozen right now off of Craigslist and other
>> channels, if you really want one go for it, if not Noisebridge does have
>> a ton of other LCDs in perfectly good working order for LUG that you can
>> use.
>>
>
> 21" is not so easy to find. The color quality is still very much unmatched
> by LCDs especially the old rebuilt ones at NB. Even disregarding that there
> are no plenty around in this size.
>
> Also the energy efficiency is confused. The power ratings on LCD are for
> the unit, but disregard power waste in the power supply bricks = commonly
> about 30% (70% waste heat). Being a compulsive label reader(and knowing the
> formula watts = volts * amps), my estimate is that an lcd energy saves about
> one notch down in monitor size. So you are looking at 21" CRT (about) same
> power use as 24" lcd.
>
> If you want to locate huge energy hogs consider the big TV screens.  Or
> consider building some high efficiency power supplies for the LCDs.
> Unfortunate that the new CA laws for high efficiency TV power supplies did
> not cover large computer monitors.
>
> And CRTs can be easily recycled for FREE, by taking them to the Goodwill
> one block away.
>
>
>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Rubin Abdi
>> rubin at starset.net
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