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    Is it possible to connect a Samsung 226BW to one PC via VGA and to another computer via DVI? Naturally, both computers would not be on at the same time.

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    No reason why not - just remember to turn input selection from auto to the desired input.

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    can these type of displays (LCD), be affected by the magnetic field of a speaker, like a crt display? (green/purple tinge etc).

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    Quote Originally Posted by brianfranklin View Post
    Is it possible to connect a Samsung 226BW to one PC via VGA and to another computer via DVI? Naturally, both computers would not be on at the same time.
    I have the CW version and have connected two PCs successfully when doing test builds. Both computers were on and I just used the monitor's input selector to choose between them.

    Quote Originally Posted by HSK View Post
    can these type of displays (LCD), be affected by the magnetic field of a speaker, like a crt display? (green/purple tinge etc).
    Nope.
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    I haven't noticed such distortions, but most modern kit is magnetically shielded anyway.

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    Quote Originally Posted by kungpo View Post
    I haven't noticed such distortions, but most modern kit is magnetically shielded anyway.
    LCDs aren't effected by magnetic fields; different technologies involved
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    I have the 20.1" version - an A panel. These tended to look aweful out of the box, way too much blue. However I did some research cos I was not a happy bunny and ended up using a different colour profile and calibrated it with a program. Now it looks superb. Huge thread regarding the whole 226BW, panel lottery and lots of user colour profiles and info here

    Samsung 226BW 22": 3000:1 Contrast, 2ms response time - [H]ard|Forum
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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    Does anyone know if those A/C/S issues are still around? I'm also wandering what the difference between the 226BW and 226CW is. Can anyone enlighten me?

    Many thanks

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    Re: PC World - Samsung SM226BW

    /cynical hat on.

    The CW is a BW that doesn't have a sticker with A,C or S on the back so you can't tell what you have got and therefore by delighted or disappointed and rant at Samsung or discuss it at length on internet forums.

    /cynical hat off.

    Actually I don't know but I'm sure if you google it you can find out.

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