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Monitor too bright even at min levels

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August 22, 2010 3:10:39 AM

Hi, i have a HP 2309m monitor. even after i reduce its brightness to a minimum from the monitor controls, its brightness is way too much to use at night in complete darkness. due to this, i am experiencing pain in my eyes. i know its not the ideal conditions to use a monitor in but still,if you can tell me a way to reduce even further to acceptable levels, it would be great.
Earlier i had a LG CRT monitor and i could use it smoothly during the night as i could reduce its brightness to amazingly low levels.


P.S. I tried fidgeting with the other controls(contrast n all) as well but to no avail.

Thank you.
August 22, 2010 4:20:30 PM

Never mind. i used CCC to bring down the levels.
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October 12, 2013 10:06:15 AM

probably catalyst control center.

you can adjust the gamma and brightness output in your video card driver software (amd/ati's catalyst or nvidia's control panel) which can help.



there is only so much you can do if the panels backlight is too strong. you can reduce it as i said before but only soo much which might not be enough in some cases. if you use some ambient lighting this can also help.
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