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Old October 27th, 2009, 05:32 PM   #1
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I am looking to get a new one and I am trying to keep it on the lower cost side. I found one at Best buy that I really like, but I don't like Best Buy... go figure... Anyway...

What do you think about the company Hannspree? I am impressed with the stats of the monitor, HD 1920x1080, 15,000:1 contrast, 23" all for $200. Good deal?
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Old October 27th, 2009, 07:11 PM   #2
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I know nothing of the brand save that they've been around a while.

Monitors can vary widely in quality. Try a side-by-side comparison with one you know you like and see how it fares. Also, search for some reliability ratings for the brand. There's nothing as bad as a product that packs up the day after the warranty expires.

You can always get it. Try it and if you don't like it, take it back.
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Old October 27th, 2009, 11:53 PM   #3
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Well it looks great but so did our White-Westinghouse TV just before it died in month 13.... The whole thing went to hell in a handbasket... Fast.

So, I just don't like risking it. I know its only $200, but its still money that I would rather not waste on something bad. It just seems too good to be true...
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Old October 28th, 2009, 12:26 PM   #4
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Go for a Samsung instead. If you are a Costco member, they have a few in the 22-24" category, right in/around your pricerange.

I have a 22" here at work and it's super awesome; pinpoint sharp, good contrast (actually too good, I turned it way down) never had a problem - running for over 3 years now, about 9 hours a day each Monday to Friday. True, this one is 1680x1050 only...
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