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Old August 6, 2009, 12:39 PM
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This may sound like a stupid question... maybe it is...
Will it damage my LCD monitor in any way if I set it up vertically?
It doesn't have a stand that piviots, but there's a spot to attach a wall mount.
I can make a stand easy enough, but I don't want to damage my monitor.
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If it falls from being improperly mounted maybe...I can't see it damaging the monitor (correct me if I'm wrong).
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Won't do any damage. Lots of people run their monitors vertically.
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No, no, no. You can't have the liquid sloshing vertically!
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So is it ok to do, or not?
So far most say yes, one says no no no...
I'd really like to have it set up vertically if it definately won't damage it.
I know a lot of monitors can be run that way, but is there any difference besides the pivoting base?
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No, no, no. You can't have the liquid sloshing vertically!
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So is it ok to do, or not?
So far most say yes, one says no no no...
I'd really like to have it set up vertically if it definately won't damage it.
I know a lot of monitors can be run that way, but is there any difference besides the pivoting base?
The only nay sayer was joking..... ;0)

Seeing as how there are no moving mechanical parts to an LCD monitor, I'm sure there's absolutely no reason why you can't mount it sideways (outside of ensuring that the mount is well secured).
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