Looks Good for the Money: The Cornerstone p2460 19" Flat Screen CRT Display

Cornerstone P2460 19" Flat Screen CRT Display

The Cornerstone p2460 flat-screen, 19" aperture grille CRT.

The article first appeared in Tom's Hard News email newsletter .

Cornerstone has been operating in the high-end of the display market since the mid 80s. The company doesn't usually get the same press as the big name Japanese vendors, but it has tended to be a niche player, focusing on ergonomics when it wasn't necessarily a fashionable term to use. We take a close look at the latest CRT display from the company, and put it through its paces.


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SizeCRT (Max. Viewable)19" (18")
Display AreaFactory Preset13.8" x 10.2"353 mm x 260mm
Row 2 - Cell 0 Maximum14.3" x 10.8"
Row 3 - Cell 0 User Adjustable365 mm x 275mm
Horizontal Scan Frequency Range30 - 117 kHz
Vertical Scan Frequency Range50 - 180 Hz
Pixel Clock203 MHz
Resolution and Preset Refresh/Max (Calculated) Rates640 x 480800 x 6001024 x 7681280 x 10241600 x 12001920 x 144070 Hz / 180 Hz85 Hz / 180 Hz85 Hz / 143Hz85 Hz / 109Hz85 Hz / 88Hz75 Hz / 79 Hz
Horizontal Aperture Pitch0.25 mm
Convergence Center0.25 mm
Convergence Corners0.35 mm
Geometric Distortion< 2.5 mm
Brightness factory default(full white screen)95 cd/m typical
On-Screen Digital Controls (OSD)Power, Degauss, Brightness, Contrast, Size, Zoom, Recall, Moir Reduction, Centering, Language, Overall Geometry, Color Temperature, Top/Bottom corner distortion, Rotation, H/V linearity, OSD menu, OSD Position
OSD Language ChoicesEnglish, German, Spanish, Italian, and French
Anti-glare/Reflective/Static TreatmentYes
Physical AttributesHeightWidthDepthNet WeightShipping17.8" (453.5 mm)18.3" (465 mm)18.7" (475 mm)55 lbs. (25 kg)63.8 lbs. (29 kg)
Mac Compatibleyes
Plug & PlayYes -VESA DDC 1/2B
Input Connector Type15-pin D-Sub (right-angle cable included)
WarrantyStandard 5 Year CPT Warranty (Upgrade Options Available)
CRT ManufacturerMitsubish Natural Flat