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#1 compl3x

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:25

If yes, what do you use them for?




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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:28

I had an old CRT TV in my bedroom up until yesterday

 

i used it to watch TV :)



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:28

Wow!  I don't, but I remember when I got my 21" IBM Trinitron to upgrade my 17" monitor many years ago.  I thought it was the ultimate in monitors.  I almost wiped out carrying it up the stairs it was so heavy and unwieldy...

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#4 Earthworm_Jim

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:28

no, got rid of my LARGE tv (sony - biggest cunsumer crt tv)  a while back.

 

 

some friends of mine keep a few smaller ones, to play older consoles.  i see no other purpose,



#5 Brian M.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:30

I still have a couple of small CRT monitors up in the loft as spares, that's about it though.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:32

Wow!  I don't, but I remember when I got my 21" IBM Trinitron to upgrade my 17" monitor many years ago.  I thought it was the ultimate in monitors.  I almost wiped out carrying it up the stairs it was so heavy and unwieldy...

http://www.overstock...44/product.html

 

lol I used to have that exact same monitor. It sat in my closet for years after I quit using it because I dreaded carrying out to get rid of it. >_<



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:39

some friends of mine keep a few smaller ones, to play older consoles.  i see no other purpose,

 

Yeah, I read the wiki pages about them because I thought old consoles were the only reason anyone would want one but apparently there are other reasons and industry which use them.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:50

Yes, there's still 3 CRT TVs in my home.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:55

All 3 of the TV's I currently use are CRT and I have 2 others just setting around. 1 of those was used strictly for the kid to play games on, but he doesn't use that one anymore.

 

Of the 5 desktop computers I have,  3 are still using CRT monitors.

 

All of them work just fine, so, if it ain't broke, don't fix it!! Not a darn thing wrong with them. :)



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:57

No. I don't have any use for CRTs.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 13:15

I have an old 19" Dell Trinitron that I picked up for free a few years back. I don't use it, but keep it around because it's awesome high resolution. I also have a few older Macs (iMac and eMac) that have built-in CRTs. Again, I don't use them very often.



#12 Anibal P

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 14:56

Last year I finally pitched out the 19" Dell CRT crap monitor that was still hanging around, it was good when I got it in 04, but it was quickly replaced with a half decent flat panel, they're useless in the consumer market and slowly dying off the few manufacturing applications that still haven't upgraded 



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 15:04

Only glass CRT left in the house that's still in use is a little one in my daughter's bedroom. Got an old ViewSonic 22" under the test bench, "just in case", not that I'd want to lift that thing anymore at my age. Everything in the house/office otherwise is all LCD panels.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 15:07

I have a 21" Panasonic CRT TV in my bedroom  :shiftyninja:

Using for nothing... just it's there I hope to find a way to get rid of it.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 20:58

Yup -- Mag 17 inch.

Better picture actually then poor excuse for HD my Asus has.

If I had known, never would have bought my Asus, sight unseen.