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Author Topic: Good monitor for vertical and horizontal games?  (Read 763 times)

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Good monitor for vertical and horizontal games?
« on: February 26, 2018, 05:44:13 pm »
I'm trying to find a monitor that works well for both horizontal and vertical games. Meaning closest to square.

My cabinet gives me 22.25" wide (56.5 cm) by about 22" high, though I might be able to extend the height by going up behind the bezel.

I know it's a long shot, but does anyone happen to know of a 4:3 (or square) monitor that would approximately fit these dimensions, so my vertically orientated games aren't so squished?

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Re: Good monitor for vertical and horizontal games?
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2018, 05:59:27 pm »
For a 4:3 LCD a 20" Dell like 2007FP or 2001fp will fit.  NEC and a few others made a 21.3" LCD that would fit as well.  I think that's the biggest you can find for 4:3 LCDs. 

For a CRT you may be able to find a 4:3 in a 24" diagonal - I have a Sanyo 24" 4:3 CRT TV in my basement that would be about 22" wide de-cased.  For reference, a 25" K7000 Wells Gardner arcade monitor is about 23" wide.  https://www.agegaming.com/technical/pdf/Spec/K7000.pdf
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Re: Good monitor for vertical and horizontal games?
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2018, 12:16:19 am »
Thank you, great info.

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Re: Good monitor for vertical and horizontal games?
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2018, 10:30:23 pm »
IF you don't mind spending $1200 - there's the Eizo FlexScan EV2730Q 26.5" LCD Monitor ( https://www.amazon.com/FlexScan-EV2730QFX-Monitor-1920x1920-EV2730QFX-BK/dp/B00R58MLSY )

27" diagonal 1920x1920 monitor


  
 

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