Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/07/29

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Subject: [Leica] Summilux Asph arrives: Through a glass darkly
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Thu Jul 29 20:12:27 2004
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I think the LaCie uses a Mitsubishi tube. Unfortunately SONY (who made
the best tubes) has stopped making traditional monitors, except the very
good, but also very expensive Artisan line.


On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 20:00, John Collier wrote:
> OK, I dumped the Hansol and I got a LaCie electron19blueIV. Better, 
> much much better. Still not great for text though. It is just a little 
> soft for text work. I was thinking I was going to have to return this 
> one too when I loaded an image. Oy! Does this monitor really shine for 
> image work! It is a keeper ( and it is nice to be back online).
> As an aside I brought in the defunct Apple StudioDisplay for a repair 
> estimate. They are going to fix it for FREE! Apparently it is a "known 
> issue". Fine by me, I use a monitor for seven years and, when it 
> breaks, they fix it for free! And it is still the sharpest monitor I 
> have ever seen bar none. A little contrasty for image work though.
> I had a look at the image I posted ? now gone thank you very much ? and 
> all I can say is that you have a good deal of restraint. Gag me with a 
> stick and paint me blue. YUCK.
> I will post some others before my upcoming trip to the Old Country.
> Softly (slightly) Yours,
> John Collier
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