[transmonde] Re: LCD
- <199907182200.saa0265-@...> wrote:
> >My LCD from day one was dimmer than a passive display, and I know thatI had a similar problem with mine originally. I received it at the end of December, and after approx. 1 month it would flicker and become dimmer, going brighter as I moved the screen. At the beginning of March I had to have the screen replaced (my fault--I dropped it. They were great about the repair). Since then I have had no problems whatsoever.
> >Transmonde doesn't use passive displays...About a month ago it started
> >flickering brighter...like I expect it should look. Mind you I sent it
> >in twice before for service, the reseated the wires and no improvment.
> This sounds like a problem I've been having with mine. The first
> few months I owned it there were no problems. Then for a month
> there was a random fluctuation or flickering in the backlight
> brightness. Like a poor contact or bad backlight bulb. This makes
> it impossible to use.
> I sent it in once and they say they moved the wires, but the problem
> remained when I got it back. I was travelling with it for the next
> month and the problem went away during that time. Two months later it
> returned again, but deadlines have kept me from investigating the
> problem further.
> I have had it open in the same position on my desk for the last six
> weeks, because one day it wasn't flickering when I started it up and
> I haven't moved it since. As long as I don't move it, it works great.
> When I get all of my files backed up, maybe this week, I'll start
> working with Transmonde again to try to figure out what to do with it.
> Otherwise, it runs like a dream.
> That makes it all the more frustrating...
Sounds like an LCD problem to me.
>> This sounds like a problem I've been having with mine. The firstI sent it in again a few days ago, and they sent me
>> few months I owned it there were no problems. Then for a month
>> there was a random fluctuation or flickering in the backlight
>> brightness. Like a poor contact or bad backlight bulb.
>Sounds like an LCD problem to me.
a brand new SE within 3 days. Don't see any dead pixels
in the new LCD. (yay!) Had to re-install x-windows for the
new video chips, but things seem to be running fine now.
(crossing my fingers...)