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

jim jim at well.com
Mon Jul 25 21:44:15 PDT 2011



    Do what's easiest. If I see it (or something like 
it) at NB, I'll take it out. 


On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 19:05 -0700, Ken Adler wrote:
> 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.
>         
>         --
>         
>         Rubin Abdi
>         rubin at starset.net
>         
>         
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