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Old 12-14-2009, 02:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've finally managed to save enough to get a decent monitor for xmas, currently trying to decide between these two:

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo XL3220T 22" Wide Multimedia LCD: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo (actually 150)

LG Flatron W2261V 22" Widescreen LCD Monitor [W2261V] 22" LCD

They are very similar, but I much prefer the look of the Fujitsu and the two HDMI ports. However I can't tell if it has 3.5mm out, which while not absolutely essential would make things easier for me.
I don't know anything about the quality of the Fujitsu (or any Fujitsu products tbh), but I have seen that LG before and it is very nice.

They're essentially identical in price, about 150, so if anyone knows of any 1080p monitors with DVI and HDMI (and 3.5mm out) in that rough price range, please tell me of them

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Old 12-14-2009, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The fujitsu does look good, I think I would have it especially since you can get it for 150 (how?) and the shipping from amazon is going to be free.
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I can buy it here for 150 Amazon.co.uk: Used and New: Fujitsu Siemens Amilo XL3220T 22" Wide Multimedia LCD TFT Monitor (Black)
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have a look at that guide, helped me pick a new monitor for xmas

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Have read it, but thanks It got me as far as either of those two monitors.
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Hmm, well if it were me, i'd go with the LG. Mostly because i have seen some LG HDTV's and they look pretty good. I've never heard of Fujitsu as far as monitors go, but i dont think their cameras are that good.
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LG is a good brand. I have personally seen what their LED TV's can do and WOW. Given the choice, i would go for the better known brand. The last thing i heard from Fujitsu was a fork lift that i used at a job before. XD
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I have a Fujitsu Siemens laptop. I'm not sure if it's the same company but "Siemens" is printed on the windows of some of the trains over here so if they make forklifts as well then they have a fair range lol
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Seimens is a different aspect of the company. That is the "Green" part. Seimens is known for trying to use electrical powered cars and motorcycles. They had OCC build them a electric motorcycle. I heard of Seimens before. They are more energy efficent things. Fujitsu has many different aspect as a whole. I know that forklifts is one aspect outside of the Seimens part as those cant be driven on Electricity. Not the sized ones i was driving. To heavy.
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Eventually decided on this; 1080p, 24" Samsung with VGA, DVI, HDMI and the 3.5mm out I wanted. Also it looks very fancy And only 180.
Samsung SyncMaster P2450H 24" Monitor 1920x1080 2ms 70,000:1 (Dynamic) VGA/DVI/HDMI Glossy Black - 3yr Warranty - Ebuyer
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