[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 19:05:26 PDT 2011


Hey, I am happy to ewaste it myself...Its actually less hassle.... just
trying to be excellent and giving NB'ers dibs on it.

Ken

On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 6:58 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:

> Brian Morris wrote, On 20110725 185041:
> > 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.
>
> Awesome, technology a bunch of people still don't want at Noisebridge is
> actually super energy efficient! Great to hear it!
>
> Noisebridge, the graveyard for things you can't possibly bring yourself
> to throw away so you'd much rather have other hackers do it for you,
> est. 2008.
>
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