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Old 15-11-2005, 05:20 PM   #1
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i have just got a new monitor an it has one pixel which is red all the time - is there a way to fix it as it is ver annoying :headbang:
two) sometimes when i watch a vid it lags :headbang: (it has 25m/s refresh rate) at shop i was told this would be enough - my question is will it have the same prob lem with animations made in maya

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Old 15-11-2005, 05:38 PM   #2
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BTW its a Samsung Syncmaster 193v 19"
25ms refresh
700:1 contrast
250 brightness thing
cost a bit of money so should i try for money back?
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Old 15-11-2005, 08:14 PM   #3
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You can't do anything about the Red/Dead pixel.

25ms refresh is so last year, well the year before that.

8 and 4ms are more common these days, the Samsung Syncmaster 913n is 8ms (last years model about £180 at the moment).

The delay your getting will vary from app to app, but will show up more so with video playback and window moving (if you fast at moving windows).

It won`t have any effect on any animations you create, they will be created at what ever settings your using. Tho you may see some issues with your playback (note playback, it don`t matter how fast or slow your monitor is, it has nothing to with the creation of video/animation etc).

Take it back and say its to slow for your video needs !
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thanks for ur reply
good news the red pixel went after being left on for some time however if u leave the monitor off for a while and turn it back on it come back:headbang:

are u suggesting the syncmaster 913n or are there better monitor at the mo under £250 preferably 19"
plz advise

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Old 16-11-2005, 11:46 AM   #5
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There are plenty of very good TFT's @ the money your looking at.

Dell TFT's are some of the best at the moment, Phillips, Samsung, Viewsonic are a close 2nd. Avoid the Sony`s unless you plan to spend megabucks.

Try to buy at the top limit of your cash. 8ms or less and something you like the look of, after all your sitting looking at the thing all day !

Shop around for the best deals. Some places offer a dead pixel service (they check it, so you don`t get any).

Ebay is a very good source of them, just make sure to buy from a company not a private seller.
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hey again
im looking ath these 3 12ms being highest and 3ms the lowest
ViewSonic VX924 19" TFT Silver & Black 3ms DVI Monitor (3ms refesh)
Samsung SyncMaster 913 N 19 '' product specifications
Samsung SyncMaster 930BF 19 '' product specifications
im researching them now - ne preferences on ur part
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