Is it worth getting a 2006 Apple display?

Intelligent

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Hey, i want to get an apple display, i already have a samsung but it is showing me a very yellow picture, (yes i have tried different cables, settings, calibrate etc.) But is it worth getting a 2006 cinema display? i think we had one back in the time , i don't like that big screens, so i would want to get a 20 inch but now i leaning more towards 23 inch because it has 1900x1200.
 

Curun

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Sep 10, 2013
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Hey, i want to get an apple display, i already have a samsung but it is showing me a very yellow picture, (yes i have tried different cables, settings, calibrate etc.) But is it worth getting a 2006 cinema display? i think we had one back in the time , i don't like that big screens, so i would want to get a 20 inch but now i leaning more towards 23 inch because it has 1900x1200.
Getting a used one? 2006 is 8 years ago now...

Backlight might be well aged. I don't know if LED or CCFL at that time. If CCFL I wouldn't touch it. LED... ok but they do still dim overtime.
 

noodle654

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Jun 2, 2005
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Never Ender
Hey, i want to get an apple display, i already have a samsung but it is showing me a very yellow picture, (yes i have tried different cables, settings, calibrate etc.) But is it worth getting a 2006 cinema display? i think we had one back in the time , i don't like that big screens, so i would want to get a 20 inch but now i leaning more towards 23 inch because it has 1900x1200.
I bought one back in December, it looked great when I tested it out in this guys studio and was in perfect condition with the original box. However, when I brought it home I put it next to my Dell IPS LED monitor I realized just how dim the screen was. Mine had a manufacture date of 2006, but it was just so dim I couldn't really tolerate it. Don't get me wrong the color was outstanding, but it was just too dim. Don't waste your money on 8+ year old tech, CCFL is dead.