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Old April 10th, 2002, 10:51 AM   #1
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Should my monitor be green

I have just recently brught a 5.7" TFT LCD monitor from NTrac (www.ntrac.co.uk), based in the UK, the monitor seems fine apart from when I turn the colour down to black and white its almost as though there is a daul green cast over the picture. Is this natural, or is there something wrong?

Has any one heard of an SLA battery, I brought one with the monitor, its massive. Any thoughts would help (what does it stand for).


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Old April 10th, 2002, 03:32 PM   #2
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My Varizoom lcd has a very slight tint to it but nothing remarkable. The tint seems to vary depending on the ambient lighting. Perhaps there's some sort of anti-glare coating on your screen? "Doh" question: did your monitor come with a protective film over the screen and, if so, have you removed it? OK, just had to ask.

Don't know about the battery. The Varizoom came with a big honkin' NiCad that looks like it could jump-start a Hummer and is heavy enough to use as a wind weight.
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Old April 11th, 2002, 10:51 AM   #3
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Cheers Ken, from what you have said I think its natural, (You've put my heart at rest!!!) And yes Ken, I took the protective film off as soon as I took it out of the box.

I had never heard of an SLA battery before I bought my monitor, I got a feeling that its got something to do with Lead Acid, but have no idea what the 'S' stands for.

Cheers for your help, any one else know anything about it?

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Old April 12th, 2002, 10:21 AM   #4
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"S" stands for "Sealed" as opposed to unsealed like what is used in a car or motorcycle. The sealed types usually use a gel for electrolyte whereas the "Unsealed" batteries have a liquid that is usually distilled water with some other additives.

SLA = Sealed Lead Acid

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Old April 12th, 2002, 12:05 PM   #5
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Cheers BDOG, you solved one of my unsolved mystery’s.

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