TV as a monitor?

Started Apr 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Bob Collette
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Re: TV as a monitor?
In reply to Tareq Abdulla, Apr 21, 2013

Generally, computer monitors make better "monitors" than do TV sets, for two primary reasons.  First, most TV sets don't have a resolution exceeding 1920x1080, regardless of screen size.  Many 30" monitors have a resolution of 2560x1600, so you'll have a much higher resolution display (and higher dot pitch) with a monitor.  Secondly, many TV sets use TN panels, whereas the better monitors (ones aimed at photographers) use IPS or PVA panels, which have much wider viewing angles.

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