View Full Version : Need 17" Monitor...any good deal???
looking for 17" within the 100-200 price range...perfer da name brand one like sony or viewsonic... any deals out there i've missed or recommendation... open to suggestion
05-25-2000, 07:33 PM
$200 for a 17" Sony Trinitron? Good luck!
05-25-2000, 09:00 PM
he certainly is an optimist...
05-25-2000, 09:32 PM
NexTag swings in for the rescue!!
Check it out: <a href="http://www.nextag.com/serv/gotapex/buyer/Bid.jsp?product=345103">www.nextag.com/serv/gotapex/buyer/Bid.jsp?product=345103</a>
You can get below $200 if you negotiate on the ViewSonic E771 17in 1280x1024 VS16in 27mm 15pin
Good luck and they are in stock and shipping immediately.
05-25-2000, 10:01 PM
you can get a refurb 17" sony FD trinitron E200 on ubid for $200
How about Mitsubishi DiamondScan 70? It's about $210. I know it's a few dollars more than what you said, but good color monitors are worth every penny of it. Check this link out http://www.pagecomputer.com/cgi-bin/utsearch?cd=02&sku=MIT00024 and I am sure buy.com will match the price. I am not sure whether they'll let you use coupons with with pricematch.
I do not have the same monitor so I am not sure whether it is as nice as it sounds like on the spec.
I have a Mitsubishi DiamondPro 900u at home. The screen is stunning; 100% flat square trinitron and vibrant colors with sharp focus. Looks much better than any Sony or Viewsonic monitor.
05-25-2000, 11:09 PM
Even better deal on the Mitsubishi if you negotiate the price at NexTag.com:
05-26-2000, 01:33 AM
try your local circuit city. i got a 17' ibm display model for $130.
I am not sure getting a display model is a good idea, especially for monitors. Remember these monitors are turned on 24/7 in the stores, and the beam guns have a fixed life and degrade over time. I wouldn't even get a refurbished model for the same reason unless you get a like-new warranty from the manufacturer.
05-26-2000, 04:50 AM
I just ordered a Viewsonic E771 from Onvia. Price was $199.98 with free shipping.
As far as I know, the $25 off $100 coupon is still valid (if you haven't used it yet) and if you go through Pointclick, you can get an additional 10% rebate. Check it out.
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05-26-2000, 07:03 AM
there will be a 19" monitor at compusa on sunday for $250 - will post up all the deals for sunday's ads later today.... too tired right now... need sleep... zzzz....zz...zzz
05-26-2000, 07:22 AM
Since everyone is talking about the Viewsonic E771 you can get one from the mobshop for $184.95 with free shipping. Thats at the lowest level of course, but that monitor always goes down to that price. Just goto http://www.mobshop.com/cycles?cycle_id=274490 Not sure if there is any mobshop coupons out there right now, if so you can even get a better deal. I bought 3 and sold them when mobshop had the 20% off. Oh and I kept one for myself of course, It is a pretty good monitor.
[This message has been edited by NiceMann (edited 05-26-2000).]
05-26-2000, 07:30 AM
you can also get a IBM P70 for about $100. I got mine from egghead. its 17", and its a trinitron, but its refurbuished. pretty nice though.
05-26-2000, 10:08 AM
Fry's has a 19" advertised this weekend for $229.
Sony CPD-17SFII 17in Monitor FROM $159
05-26-2000, 02:49 PM
my two cents if you have a costco around
try their 17in .26 with decent refresh rates
179.00 i have put two of these in service and their a nice monitor
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