Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/13

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Subject: [Leica] Old computer monitors?
From: alal at (A. Lal)
Date: Thu Dec 13 07:33:06 2007
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If they are high end CRTs, and were not been left on 24/7 when they were in 
service, they might be well worth having, assuming you have the desk space 
to accommodate them. The phosphors will degrade if the monitors are used 
heavily, but I don't believe they degrade in storage.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stasys Petravicius" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Thursday, 13 December, 2007 10:23 AM
Subject: [Leica] Old computer monitors?

> Hi All- I was thinking of getting a couple of old monitors- a lady has 
> these 21" monitors (don' t recall the brand- but high end). They were used 
> by her husband for digital darkroom work. They are probably 4-6 years old. 
> If they haven't been used for say 3 years - are they still quite good? I 
> recall reading that the photons in monitors degrade/expire with age. Would 
> that apply if the monitors have not been used? TIA, Stasys
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