[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 134, Issue 13

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu Jan 16 10:47:34 CST 2014

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 11:21 AM, Francois Dion <francois.dion at gmail.com>wrote:

> What kind of panel is that on the Seiki? That is insanely cheap. I use a
> Yamakasi Q270 (LED S-IPS) which is 2560x1440, in a more compact 27". 1440p
> in sublime or pycharm (python ide) is actually nice, you see enough code
> above and below what you are working on, particularly since I've silenced
> the PEP8 warning of over 80 columns lines. I dont mind going wide.
> Replacing a dual 20" (1600x1200), I was happy for a while, but I still went
> back to have a 2nd monitor. Anything above 1200p though is harder to drive
> for older computers.
> Francois

As best as I can tell, it uses an MVA panel, which is better than a TN
panel, but not quite as good as an IPS panel.  I have a TN panel Viewsonic
next to it, and the color reproduction and brightness of the Viewsonic
looks like trash compared it it.  I had to do some tweaking of settings
initially to make it look good, but now it's not much worse than the 23"
1080p Dell Ultrasharp monitors I had before it.


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