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

jim jim at systemateka.com
Mon Jul 25 21:29:58 PDT 2011


    CRT? I didn't know that. 
    I'm still in favor of bringing more rather than 
less to NB, but certainly not CRT gizmos. (I'm also 
willing to help get rid of stuff.) 



On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 18:05 -0700, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 04:09:51PM -0700, jim wrote:
> > On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 16:01 -0700, Ken Adler wrote:
> > > ViewSonicG810  - Perfect working condition. Cleaning out the storage
> > > space and it has to go.
> > 
> > I'm in favor of bringing things to Noisebridge so we 
> > have the opportunity to get stuff, at the price of having 
> > to take stuff to ewaste or the dump more often. 
> 
> Please don't bring CRT televisions or computer monitors to Noisebridge.
> They are very power hungry, they contain leaded glass that requires
> special disposal and costs Noisebridge money to get rid of, and they are
> much heavier and easier to break than LCD monitors.
> 
> The exception is when a project has a need for a CRT, specifically,
> because of its physical properties.  For example, the Scanning Electron
> Microscope includes a custom CRT to implement its slow scan mode, and it
> cannot easily be replaced by a LCD.
> 
> Thanks,
> -andy




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