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New screen not as light as it should be

Hi there,

I'm helping a friend with the smashed screen on his Toshiba Satellite M70-340. The original screen is a glossy screen with the following reference: NTL154X3.

I got him a matte working screen with the following reference: PL154W01. When I replaced his screen with the new one, the light on the new one is a bit dim.
When I change the brithness setting I notice a change on the brithness of the new screen but is still about half what it should be (it is as bright as when the computer is running on the battery).

Is the problem comming from the original inverter not providing enough power?

Please help me to figure out the problem.
I'm connected to skype at the moment under the name 'cat_mine'. please get in touch if you have any idea on how to sort this problem


N.B. With the new screen in the keys that adjust the brightness work in revers order; the one suppose to increase the brightness decreases it, and the one suppose to decrese the brightness increases it.

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Re: New screen not as light as it should be

You didnt get the right replacement for his model thats why brightness is low and also why the display buttons are in reverse if he continues to use it it may cause long term damage and may affect the correct screen if and when he gets it

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