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    Talking which 22" monitor?

    Hi there peeps, was looking to buy a new monitor and have been looking around on the net to see what i could find. I came across a few monitors but thought i would gather a few opinions/recommendations first before i made any decisions.

    Basically i am looking for a 22" monitor with loads of inputs at a reasonable price (£250max?) any recommendations?

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    Hmm well i recently (wednesday gone), got hold of a samsung syncmaster 226BW - for around £200 from komplett. so far im pleased with it, image is nice, good for movies too. build is nice aswell, stand is stable.

    there is a new 'pebble' design out for these 22 samsungs aswell, its a lil more dearer (around £208) they look more like LCD TV's then monitors.

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    I have the HP w2207 which is absolutely superb, but I'm going for a 24" model soon.

    Have you considered 24"? They start from only £280ish now...

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    What are you requirements for the monitor? Is it for games, multimedia or photography?

    I personally dispair at TN screens, but I am not a big games player. If you want to use it with an Xbox or PS3 thats another thing. Also do you like or dislike Glossy screens? I am a matte fan, but others much preffer gloss.

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    Quote Originally Posted by HSK View Post
    Hmm well i recently (wednesday gone), got hold of a samsung syncmaster 226BW - for around £200 from komplett. so far im pleased with it, image is nice, good for movies too. build is nice aswell, stand is stable.

    there is a new 'pebble' design out for these 22 samsungs aswell, its a lil more dearer (around £208) they look more like LCD TV's then monitors.
    The 226BW is one of the monitors i came across, could you tell me what inputs it has please? £200 is very affordable aswell

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    Quote Originally Posted by RRRuss View Post
    I have the HP w2207 which is absolutely superb, but I'm going for a 24" model soon.

    Have you considered 24"? They start from only £280ish now...
    I did consider it..but the price put me off lol. If you could tell me what inputs it has that would be great

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    Yeah, what's it for? And I also despair of TN panels. Not a good choice for a gamer imo. Although even the fancy ones annoy me too.

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunbuster View Post
    What are you requirements for the monitor? Is it for games, multimedia or photography?

    I personally dispair at TN screens, but I am not a big games player. If you want to use it with an Xbox or PS3 thats another thing. Also do you like or dislike Glossy screens? I am a matte fan, but others much preffer gloss.
    I would be using it for games and multimedia i.e watching dvds and the like. Would also want to hook it up to the ps3 so would like the monitor to have loads of inputs...i was recommended this LG monitor from play a little while back:



    something like that would be ideal!

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    Re: which 22" monitor?



    link didnt appear in the last post?

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    erm...still not letting me link. Anyways the monitor was a 22" LG 22LS4

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    Re: which 22" monitor?


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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    LG 22LS4R that was the monitor i was recommended..every input

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    how many inputs are u gna use at one time?

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    just the one input at a time mate

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    Quote Originally Posted by r_j_k_p View Post
    Another vote for the LG L226WTQ here.

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    Re: which 22" monitor?

    The LG isn't bad but my mates has a fixed green pixel and a sizeable patch of yellow biased pixels at the top which has become known as the "piss stain" which LG apparently won't do anything about.

    I like my dell monitors, never seem to have any trouble with them.

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