Question about Samsung SyncMaster 245BW Monitor
My new SyncMaster 245BW display maxes out at 1280x1024 @ 75Hz when it should be set to 1920x1200. I bought it refurbished, so I have no recourse to Samsung. Also, I would much rather just flash the monitor with the correct EDID data than go through the hassle of sending the monitor back and having to shop for another one, or exchange for another refurb with the same problem. (I suspect the first buyer sent it back because of the resolution issue.)
Anyway, I have a software tool called PowerStrip that can handle the flashing part. I just need to know how to turn off the write protection on the eepron chip. It would be icing on the cake if I could get the correct edid data in hexadecimal format, so I could just flash it in. However, I will settle for getting the right values so I can make the hex file myself. Any help will be much appreciated. I will include the errant edid values below for reference. Also worth mentioning, I have an ATI Radeon X800 video card, so more than sufficient to drive the display at full resolution,
Registry Key : DISPLAY\SAM0161\5&1ae31e66&0&10000084&01&00
Monitor Name : SyncMaster
Manufacture Week : 20 / 2004
ManufacturerID : 11596 (0x2D4C)
ProductID : 353 (0x0161)
Serial Number (Numeric) : 0 (0x00000000)
EDID Version : 1.3
Display Gamma : 2.20
Vertical Frequency : 56 - 75 Hz
Horizontal Frequency : 30 - 81 KHz
Image Size : 33.8 X 27.0 cm (17.0 Inch)
Maximum Image Size : 34 X 27 cm (17.1 Inch)
Maximum Resolution : 1280 X 1024
Support Standby Mode : No
Support Suspend Mode : No
Support Low-Power Mode : Yes
Support Default GTF : No
Digital : Yes
Supported Display Modes :
720 X 400 70 Hz
640 X 480 60 Hz
640 X 480 67 Hz
640 X 480 72 Hz
640 X 480 75 Hz
800 X 600 56 Hz
800 X 600 60 Hz
800 X 600 72 Hz
800 X 600 75 Hz
832 X 624 75 Hz
1024 X 768 60 Hz
1024 X 768 70 Hz
1024 X 768 75 Hz
1280 X 1024 75 Hz
1280 X 1024 60 Hz
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
These two devices are not compatible, you may need to read the information on this LCD MONITOR to see if the resolutions are compatible, this often times happen when monitors are purchased!
Posted on Nov 26, 2007
Ensure that your video setting is at 60hz when at 1920x1200. According to the specs of your monitor, the freq from the video card might be set to something higher.
Posted on Jun 08, 2008
sounds to me like they replaced your vga board with another compatible one but not the same exact one I would call the repair facility that did the work and ask questions about how they repaired the monitor like if they used another vga board etc. hope this helps
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
You need to adjust the monitor refresh rate to 60 Hertz or 70 Hertz.
Use the CRT first to adjust it, then after adjust,plug in your Sync Master to see is it perfect or not,find the best frequency that work best.
To adjust it,right click on the screen,enter properties, then click setting tab.
Then in advanced tab, click it then you see the monitor tab, find the perfect screen refresh rate.
Posted on Dec 10, 2009
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