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Re: Availability of "curved" arcade monitors
11/11/12 07:37 PM


> Hello all,
>
> Been a while since I've participated in the community and once again I am
> contemplating building a MAME cab (maybe I'll actually follow thru this time).
>
> Last time I checked out Happ Controls (years ago before their merger), they had many
> options including the Wells-Gardner D9200 fancy monitor; however, now it is no longer
> available and I did not see any of the traditional curved CRT monitors. There were
> these new "flat" CRTs and was wondering if anybody has had experience with them and
> what they thought, aesthetically?

D9400? You won't really notice the difference after a day or so. They give the same authentic CRT scan-line look, the lack of curve isn't so much noticeable

> How do these monitors impact the arcade experience and what are your thoughts of the
> newer LCD monitors? Is it worth hunting down a classic CRT arcade monitor?

I was always under the "CRT or nothing" mantra, but LCDs are growing on me. I wouldn't go replacing the G07 in my pacman with an LCD, but I am liking them more and more in MAME cabs and for cocktail applications. The scan-line effects are pretty good. I'm interested to try a vertically oriented LCD with artwork enabled in my next build.


> Thanks for looking at my post and any comments are greatly appreciated.







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* Availability of "curved" arcade monitors WizardNeedsFood 11/07/12 08:52 PM
. * Re: Availability of "curved" arcade monitors dosmame  01/17/13 03:57 PM
. * Re: Availability of "curved" arcade monitors digitalsystemsdesign  01/10/13 03:50 PM
. * Re: Availability of "curved" arcade monitors RetroRepair  01/11/13 07:51 PM
. * Re: Availability of "curved" arcade monitors italieAdministrator  11/11/12 07:37 PM
. * Re: Availability of "curved" arcade monitors B2K24  11/11/12 09:06 PM

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