On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 06:57:16PM +0000, Nick Murtagh came forth with:
> On Saturday 05 January 2002 18:36, Ronny Bangsund wrote:
> > Peats are often very expensive, but check prices there, still.
>> They tend to have a better selection of stuff, ie stuff that you might
> have heard of. They are expensive, but then nowhere in Dublin
> is cheap.
>Compact Flash seems to be cheap now (but it's not a part for ordinary
> > Monitor (Avoid any brand that also sells computers . Sony rock..so do
> > a few other brands; scan.co.uk might suggest a few good brands)
>> Sony sell computers!
>> I have a very nice Sony monitor also, unfortunately
> I've decided I don't like the mask wire which I can see quite easily so I
> won't be buying another one. Look out for cheap 15" LCD screens,
Yeah, the mask wire on Trinitrons can be annoying if you see them.
Fortunately I don't. IT Direct sell CTX monitors, which use good
electronics, and Sony Tubes (I have the PR711F, which I really love, and it
has a built in USB hub too).
> > Well, that's enough wibble for now. This is Ireland. Save as much
> > money as you can. Not the cheapest place in Europe :/
>> If your nervous about doing this, Paul, don't do it! Much safer to get a
> shiny new box from Dell. You won't save yourself any money either. You may as
> well buy stuff from somewhere like dabs where you'll get a decent product
> selection and decent prices. You lose out on delivery and sterling -> euro
> conversion, but then Irish suppliers seem to be adding those costs in anyway.
>It may be cheaper to build a machine, but generally not by enough to make it
worth doing if you're worried about breaking something (getting a second CPU
is an expensive process if you can't claim Scam broke it :(). Though, if
you're interested in how things work, it's fun to build a machine (an older
machine might be more interesting, without the integrated video card/sound
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