The good news is that you could likely sell the FW and turn right around .. I miss my GDM-FW so bad, still the best monitor ever made. From my research the GDM-FW is still top dog after so many years. Perhaps when OLED monitors become more common with a hz. A GDM-FW in good condition (no dimming or distortion) is worth around $2,, USD. A new-old-stock unit is currently worth around.

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Is this CRT monitor worth it? (Sony GDM-FW) – Ars Technica OpenForum

That’s the size of a fucking TV. Bought it used from a local shop. Get to Know Us. I kind of want gdk buy this one. Devs, want to advertise your game? After tweaking the convergence and color, mine has been spot on for years. Anyway, I bet this monitor has gorgeous contrast performance and bright colors.

The problem with these old screens is that the remaining lifespan is completely up in the air. Want to add to the discussion? The best crt monitor ever made, period Verified purchase: Mon Nov 19, 8: This thing would gddm you a hernia lifting it.

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Great Monitor A must have monitor if you are very picky about beautiful colors, fast response time and high resolutions. Aug 30, Posts: Video Input Analog Video Signal. If anything, it is the new version of VA panel tech also by Tdm which is what most LCD tv use because of the better contrast.


Other Spam Domain Blacklist vdm this site legit? No amount of tweaking the color calibration controls could remove it.

Last problem is the casing or bezel or whatever you want to call the front of the monitor, but it’s quite fragile. Velvet G Ars Praefectus Tribus: This is the reason why certain Hz manufactures only offer a single DVI port. Depending on the manufacturer of the PCB, there is only a very little amount of input lag. SancusMay 21, Use of this site constitutes fq900 of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Never used it, but thought it was cool. However, I decided to pick up cheaper trinitron and diamondtron CRTs. Mon Nov 19, 6: Fiddling with the color controls only resulted in changing the green cast to brown. LCD panels have come a long way over the last 2 years. Also I was being facetious, but thanks for the knowledge dump anyway – actually pretty interesting info.

Sony GDM FW Overview – CNET

I’m not sure what causes this, dirty power lines, EMF interference from other electronic devices, or what, but using Powerstrip and setting it to a different refresh rate like 83 instead of 80 or 85 will fix this. Projector Max V-Sync Rate. You have to turn anti-aliasing up so high to make up for the jaggies that it kills performance making it damn near impossible to hit FPS to run in a 1: The only people who bought these fa900 new were graphics professionals.


May 18, What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Yell at them fq900 not working while you turn bright red and your head jingles from gumballs being in it? The shipping fee alone would kill me though, hehe.

Although that may change with the release of Nvidia’s G-Sync if panel manufactures stop messing with p and move on to p a whopping 1.

It was around lbs. Sep 3, Posts: Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question.


Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Actually it’s because that’s the format you get from puttin to sheets of paper next to eachother. With a maximum resolution of x, and weighing about lbs, this was probably the ultimate CRT display. I’m running 8GB clocked at 1. May 19, Applies to threads and comments. I have tried and on my gddm and I personally couldn’t distinguish a difference in that 10Hz range.

Monitors by Lori Grunin Sep 24, They all require a little bit of work to setup 5mins gxm.