Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Screen flickers in 1680x1050 - samsung 2232BW plus

I recently purchased the samsung 2232BW Plus as a monitor to use with my laptop. I'm using the vga cable and NOT the dvi cable. The laptop is an old dell inspiron 1100.

I thought for sure I was having interference on the monitor from my power supply that sits on my desk so I removed the power supply, my cell phone, my speakers and anything that could possibly emit any current away from the monitor... but the problem persists.

The problem with his huge monitor is that everything is distorted at other screen resolutions. 1680x1050 gives the most clear picture and ability to maximize viewing space.

I updated the driver from the samsung website and still no luck. I thought it may have been my video card but the screen works fine for a period of time then begins to flicker. Sometimes, after extended periods of flickering, I can hit the auto-adjust button on the monitor itself and it will correct itself.... sometimes it will not correct itself.

I checked the refresh rates and the max refresh rate on this resolution is only 60Hz... I thought updated the driver would allow a higher refresh rate but no luck on that either.

Is this a hardware issue with the monitor or a problem with my setup? Should I return the monitor for another one?

Many thanks in advance for your assistance.

-dave

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • spam270 Dec 03, 2008

    Well, if you read my full post you would see that I stated it does work in that resolution. Sometimes for hours and sometimes for only minutes and then starts to flicker.



    Is it the refresh rate? the video card? the driver or is it a monitor problem? I think I pretty clearly laid out the situation.



    The laptop is a dell inspiron 1100 - how can I find out if it contains a video card powerful enough to feed this monitor? Or can this even be the root cause of this issue?

  • Brad549 Feb 20, 2009

    I have a SyncMaster 920NW that does the same thing in its native resolution, also using the VGA cable rather than the DVI. I'm using a relatively new Lenovo workstation with Vista.

    I think this may be a video card/monitor combination problem, because the monitor worked fine its native resolution on my other computer for months while plugged into a VGA cable. By the same token, my current workstation can drive any other monitor on that VGA cable with no flicker.

  • grvyspaceman Mar 24, 2009

    I get this problem at any resolution above 1024x800 when attached to my HP (with Intel 965 chipset).

    However,when plugged into my Sony Vaio I do not get this problem.

    Did you sort it out?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 67 Answers

Can your monitor AND PC put out that resolution??

I don't think your Dell and put that out, if it's an "old" machine.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My acer aspire 9810 video died, can I use the vga port? so far no video out


You can switch to an external monitor or data projector by two methods. 1. Connect the external monitor to the laptop's video port, power up the external monitor first and the laptop. The video information will automatically switch to the external monitor. 2. If you power up the laptop first then you can switch the video output to the external monitor by pressing the Fn key and one of the Function keys, depending upon your make and model laptop. You can also toggle between the external monitor or both LCD screen plus the external monitor or back to LCD screen only by pressing the Fn key plus one of the function key a few times. Here is a list of key combinations for some of the laptops :- IBM ThinkPad = Fn + F7 HP and Compaq = Fn + F4 Toshiba = Fn + F5 Dell = Fn + F8

Mar 02, 2013 | Acer Aspire 9810-6829 Notebook

1 Answer

My samsung q320 will not detect my projector


Connecting an External Monitor or Data Projector
You can switch to an external monitor or data projector by two methods. 1. Connect the external monitor to the laptop's video port, power up the external monitor first and the laptop. The video information will automatically switch to the external monitor. 2. If you power up the laptop first then you can switch the video output to the external monitor by pressing the Fn key and one of the Function keys, depending upon your make and model laptop. You can also toggle between the external monitor or both LCD screen plus the external monitor or back to LCD screen only by pressing the Fn key plus one of the function key a few times. Here is a list of key combinations for some of the laptops :- IBM ThinkPad = Fn + F7 HP and Compaq = Fn + F4 Toshiba = Fn + F5 Dell = Fn + F8

Jan 12, 2013 | Samsung Q32032P PC Notebook

1 Answer

My samsung np-n150 plus had a broken screen, how do i get it connected to a desktop monitor?


Use a VGA cable from the vga port on the right side of the laptop and plug into your monitor.

buzzaard.jpg

Aug 13, 2011 | Samsung Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have a Samsung SensR470 laptop and i have linked up the VGA, audio, and power cables but the monitor is not showing anything. when i turn it on, it just goes into sleep mode or otherwise shows the...


its because you failed to read the Samsung manual on your PC
go there and read, it has HOT key , all laptops have a hot key
Fn key that turns on the external display VGA jack.
on rear of this SAMSUNG.

SLEEP MEANS THE PC IS NOT SENDING THE HORZ AND VERTICAL, SYNC SIGNALS. AT ALL.
THAT MEANS WHAT>?
It means the PC, VGA jack is turned off.
bad cable
bad monitor.
The PC can also be bad VGA chips, or worse,.

your first failing here is not saying why you are using VGA jack
is the Laptop screen dead too> (my other shoe falls off)
dang that be nice to know , no?
or like we do run that VGA to a projector? for say doing power point presentations, (done many before retired)
RTM, the manual is free to read any time of day, 24/7
each PC maker uses there own rules here, its there call
there design and their rules.
my HP its, Fn+F4, (toggle:, internal, external ,both or auto)
but yours is Samsung, ask them. or learn to use google?

Jun 10, 2017 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Monitor not wrking


Sounds like you may have had a power surge.??
Disconnect power and signal input.
Turn the unit off for 20 minutes or so. Check the outlet against another device. ( Light )
Turn unit on without connection to PC video.
If you get a no signal, you good to go . Reconnect. If you continue to get a flashing light on power button,
Check warranty, get it back to Samsung for repair.
Hope this has helped

Sep 02, 2009 | Samsung SyncMaster 2233BW 22" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

What component failed in my 17"CRT 753s model samsung moniter?


Hello,

Your vertical deflector circuit is going out. This is really not economical to repair, the chip alone is $12-15 plus if you have any other parts in the circuit going out plus labor. You can pickup 17" CRT monitors for less than $15 from goodwill or craigslist.

Sorry to say but I think its time to retire your 753s

Buddy
Corporate Computer

Jul 14, 2009 | Samsung SyncMaster 753S 17" CRT Monitor

1 Answer

1440x900 Monitor seems to think it is a 1680x1050 screen @ >19"?


Try reinstalling the video driver (Control Panel - System - Device Drivers - Video ... ) Good luck

Jun 13, 2009 | ViewSonic VA1930WM LCD Monitor

2 Answers

Any suggestions ?


hello,
firstly you check this monitor to another pc. it the same problem accure then
i thinks this problem due to falure of power supply or dead of flurocent tube. or any the vga cable is faulty.
ok
bye

Oct 29, 2008 | Samsung SyncMaster 920N 19" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Samsung 2232bw monitor


this shows the internal circut problem, need to consult a technician

Oct 28, 2008 | Samsung 226BW Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

2,916 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...