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Blotchy Monitor: LG Studioworks 700s

Posted on 2003-11-18
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I just returned this and got another one, which unfortunately displays exactly the same flaw: the background is all faintly blotchy in purple and green. I do serious graphics so this is not at all kosher.

What does this mean? Can I fix it? (I doubt it).

Thanks guys and girls,

Alan.
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by:lidsky
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It sounds like you may have something which is producing a magnetic field near your monitor, probably speakers. Make sure that there are no magnetic sources near the monitor.
Also power lines can produce a magnetic field.
If the monitor has a degauss function try that.
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by:AlbertaBeef
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yeah, sounds very much like a magnetic field.  I echo lidsky's sentiment.
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by:alanhll
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Anything else? I've actually tried those things. Is it possible it is just because it's new and it will 'wear off'?

Thanks,

Alan.
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by:asurada2003
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Have u try to deguss the monitor from it setting.
Try it, it normaly work for LG monitor.
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lidsky earned 125 total points
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Have you tried moving the monitor to another location to see if it exhibits the same problem?

I still think this is a magnetic field problem.
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by:alanhll
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Some monitors are more sensitive than others, perhaps? As the one I had before never had that issue. Probably it is magnetic. Points soon.
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