Can TFT monitors be used as a tv screen?
TFT monitors can be used as a TV screen with a little modification. They just need a "TV combo box" which helps to receive antenna signals and transform them into formats that are visible on TFT screens.
CRT stands for Cathode Ray Tube, This is the way that the image is projected onto the screen. In much the same way as old style TVs and is the reason CRT screens have that big back end (to accomadate the Cathode Ray Tube) This is different from newer Computer Monitors such as TFT screens; Trans reflective. Etc
A thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) is a variant of liquid crystal display (LCD) which uses thin film transistor (TFT) technology to improve image quality (e.g. addressability, contrast). TFT LCD is one type of active matrix LCD, though all LCD-screens are based on TFT active matrix addressing. TFT LCDs are used in television sets, computer monitors, mobile phones and computers, handheld video game systems, personal digital assistants, navigation systems, projectors, etc.
Can an LCD monitor be used as a flat screen tv without a computer hookup but hooked to a satellite system?
As far as I know, you CAN'T. While some LCD monitors do have a tv tuner and can process the data coming from the satelite receiver...most can't. If you are in the market for an lcd screen and want to make dual use of it, look for one that includes a component (R, Yb, G) input in addition to the standard VGA connection. You can however, use any monitor be it LCD or CRT as…
Its better to use screen cleaner of the type used for computer monitors as these are alcohol based and dry without leaving a reside. Polish can be affected by the heat of the screen. DO NOT clean a hot screen and do not press hard of the screen itself as this can cause damage . Always refer to the manufacturers instructions as well as there are issues of warranty to consider