The funny old world of obsolete and not broken

also in beige

also in beige

Bananas has a very old crt computer monitor on a zoo server.  I was thinking of upgrading to a flat screen for it when an upgrade made it useful again (my blog).  So the philips crt from 1999  had a stay of execution being 100% usable than a 50% usable device as a thing as last resort.

Its not that ancient and is energy star compliant at some level and can be turned off as well and since it came from the last century the thing is very robust if although its a beige in colour and might need a clean..

flatscreenThat brings me to a flat screen monitor and unfortunately that is now failing.  Things you assume wont fail do, and stuff you would mind too much keeps going.

Its an odd situation and says something.


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