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Monitor with wierd lines in display

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October 4, 2003 4:57:11 PM

Hello all,
I have just purchased a Viewsonic P95f+ PerfectFlat Monitor. I have noticed what I thought to be a defect in the display. There are two very very thin horizontal lines; one is about 3 inches from the top and the other is about 3 inches from the bottom. They are typically only noticeable when you have a really light background (like opening a word doc). I called Viewsonic to inquire about this thinking it to be a defect. They told me that this was normal and explained that it had to do with the aperature grill. The tech person called them damper wires. My question is: is anyone else experiencing this effect on their monitor that includes an aperature grill or am I just getting taken for an idiot by Viewsonic ?

Thanks,

Duke


P.S. Not really sallyfields.
October 4, 2003 5:10:35 PM

perfectly normal

you might also notice a tiny tiny black dot in the centre of the screen

you soon ignore the lines i havn't seen my lines for about 3 months now and even then i only niticed it rarely

i think any new user notices them but honestly they stop annoying you.



Alltaken
October 4, 2003 5:42:05 PM

Thank you very much for your reply alltaken. I am definitely relieved.

Thanks,

Duke

P.S. Not really sallyfields.
October 4, 2003 11:36:40 PM

Personally I hate the lines but I like AG monitors otherwise. Still I chose a shadow mask monitor (Viewsonic E95) for my most recent upgrade just to avoid the lines.

This is beside the point. Here's a link that describes AG monitors, damper wires, and the lines.

<A HREF="http://computer.howstuffworks.com/question406.htm" target="_new">http://computer.howstuffworks.com/question406.htm&lt;/A>

<b>56K, slow and steady does not win the race on internet!</b><P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by phsstpok on 10/04/03 07:38 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
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