Category: Monitor and video cards
Manufacturer: LG Electronics
Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 95/98/98SE/ME/2K/XP/2K3/Win Server
Latest Version / Release Date: Not specified / Not specified
CS778DC is a 17 inch CRT monitor produced by LG Electronics. CRT monitors are those which use the Cathode Ray Tube technology which is an analog technology. The display technology used in CRT monitors is very reliable. Also, CRT monitors have a very high speed of response. They have advanced additional color with a wide gamut along with a reduced black level. CRT monitors have several advantageous features. These include capability for native display in almost al resolutions and also all the refresh rates. This is a great advantage especially over the more recent LCD monitors which can only function at the native resolution but when used in another resolution, they produce fuzzy/ unclear images. Furthermore, CRT monitors usually have a huge contrast ratio, with the least ratio being a ratio of 20, 000: 1. This is miles ahead of the contrast ratios typical for LCD monitors.
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Other advantages of CRT monitors include a large viewing angle which means that several people can view the monitor comfortably at the same time. Also, they consume little power which makes them energy efficient. However, CRT monitors also have several disadvantages. They are quite heavy and bulk compared to other types of monitors and display technologies. Heavy and bulky monitors can be a great inconvenience especially when one is moving office or simply needs to move the monitor from its current position to another position. CRT monitors were found to occupy too much space on the computer desk. 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 have been known to create conflict and can produce errors in the work of the device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CS778DC errors before installing any driver updates.