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Make a very cheap flat/big screen TV

Over the weekend I happened to visit a friend of mine, who also happened to be a fellow student. On entering her house, I was almost knocked out by her 19 inch television. Of course, been a guy, we are always attracted to the electronics. On taking a closer look, I realized that the T.V. was manufactured by Dell, which further dumbfounded me, since I don't remember Dell ever manufacturing T.V.s.

On taking an even closer look, I realized that it was a normal Dell monitor , but on further inspection, it occurred to me that my friend was using a T.V. box, which is a device similar to(or at times also known as) an external T.V. card. The T.V. box has a VGA output which the monitor is then plugged in. It then occurred to me that we can achieve vision 2030 pretty soon and anyone can comfortably afford a 21 inch flat screen using the same combination.

Below is a photo of a T.V. box.

tvbox1440_c.jpg (JPEG Image, 650x605 pixels) - Scaled (87%)

With New HP flat screen TFT monitors ranging from Kshs. 11,200 for 17 inch monitors to 24,000 for 22 inch wide screens (source: www.chekelea.com ) and with a T.V. box costing about Kshs. 3,000(unverified estimate), you can basically have a flat screen 17 inch TFT T.V. for Kshs. 14,000.

Well beat that!

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