[techtalk] Monitor Size

Kelly Lynn Martin kelly at poverty.bloomington.in.us
Thu Jan 13 16:06:23 EST 2000

On Fri, 14 Jan 2000 06:29:40 +1100, "Jenn V." <jenn at simegen.com> said:

>Carry a tape measure. Measure them yourself - they did this at my
>husband's work one day, and found a massive disparity in
>size-of-usable-screen between two allegedly 21" monitors. Neither of
>which was 21" corner-to-corner of usable screen.

>Don't bother getting into fights with salesmen over it - just use it
>so you're comparing apples to apples.

This shouldn't be happening anymore, at least in the US; there was a
-massive- consumer fraud suit filed against virtually the entire
industry by something like 37 state attorneys general and a settlement
decree entered.


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