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Samsung 172n monitor

I just got a used samsung 172n cheap and for the most part it works fine. I do notice that there is some 'ghosting' of the vertical lines. what I mean is that I see a few echos or ripples of the image which decrease in intensity to nothing and appear to be equally spaced. any ideas? it shows up using two different Dell sx270s, (which I don't see on my CRT monitor) I have a dvi to vga converter on the computer and a 6 foot vga cable. Thanks in advance. Ned

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  • nedo Sep 27, 2007

    Cable and adapter are common between lcd and crt, and I have another lcd which also does NOT display the problem, so, this isn't a good solution.

    The problem is in the Samsung.


  • nedo Oct 03, 2007

    I would not have beleived it if I had not seen it. The cable, with this LCD ONLY, causes this problem. Change the LCD, no prob, change the cable, no prob. Thanks Mukhtar, you were right all along.

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First you try with direclty connect to cpu without any convertor and extension cable and see if it work that mean problem with your convertor or may be the cord. if it not showing any changes show it service personnel. bye

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