Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Manufacturer: Sampo Technology
Caution Level: safe
Operating System: Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP/Vista
AlphaScan 761S is a computer monitor. A monitor is also referred to as a visual display unit or a display. It is an electronic appliance which is used to display images that are generated by the computer but without creating permanent records. It comprises the circuitry, display device as well as enclosure. The older monitors used Cathode ray tube (CRT) imaging technology whereas the more modern ones use the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) technology. Typically, they use thin film transistors therefore almost all of them especially the more modern ones are TFT monitors. CRT computers however, have several advantages over the LCD monitors. They feature a large contrast ratio, usually a minimum of 20,000:1. This is higher than the contrast ratio of most modern LCDs as well as plasma displays. CRT monitors also have a high response speed and a reliable display technology. They feature excellent additional color with a wide gamut as well as reduced black level.
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Other advantages of the CRT monitor include ability for native display in almost every resolution as well as refresh rate. Also, they have a great viewing angle. However, CRT monitors also have several disadvantages. Their biggest disadvantage is that they are heavy and bulky, in contrast to the LCD monitors which are light in weight and easier to move around. CRT monitors which are not flat may have geometric distortion unlike LCD monitors where there is no geometric distortion. Also, CRT monitors consume more power than LCD monitors, making the LCD monitors more energy efficient. LCD monitors are quite compact and light in weight. When purchasing Alphascan 761S, users should be on the look out for any of these features and measure the advantages against the disadvantages. For this monitor to function effectively and efficiently, users are advised to always ensure that they are using the latest version of the device driver. Old versions can create conflict and produce errors in the work of the device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AlphaScan 761S errors before installing any driver updates.