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Windows 7: New monitor colour banding

01 Jul 2010   #1
mulkman

Windows 7 x64
 
 
New monitor colour banding

Hi,

I recently purchased a new LG 24" Widescreen 1080p HD Monitor, however am experiencing some problems with it.

On some high resolution images 1080p 24bit images I get some colour banding, same can be said for SD and HD videos. Plus on the Windows GUI

http://img444.imageshack.us/img444/3088/leftpane.png
(check for the horizontal lines, not vertical as I stated)

http://www.neowin.net/forum/uploads/...5658302708.jpg
(check for the horizontal lines, on the grey part of office 2010)


Just wondering if someone knows what the problem actually is?


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01 Jul 2010   #2
fishnbanjo

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

According to the LG website your monitor eliminates color banding when using HDMI with version 1.3 , if you don't use a cable with these specifications it may be part of the problem.
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01 Jul 2010   #3
mulkman

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Where does it say that, as I have also tested with HDMI direct into PC.

Default was DVI.

But still the same

This is my model: LG W2442PA
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2010   #4
Digerati

Windows 7 Profession 64-bit
 
 

You need to try that monitor on another computer and see if it does the same thing. If so, take it back.

BTW, I don't see anything wrong in your screen shots.
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02 Jul 2010   #5
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

you're going to have to get your camera out to show us the problems.

the screenshots so far look fine here, maybe not on your monitor...
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