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Sony CPD-G500 w/odd brightness problem. 2dim w/text but hi-rez ok

Sony CPD-G500 with odd brightness problem. Too dim on text modes and lower rez, and much brighter on higher resolutions.

Text modes and low rez can't always be made bright enough to read even with 100% brightness.

Higher rez modes like 1600x1200 are so bright they blur unless brightness is set to 50% or lower.

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1 it is due to low voltage on crt pins. 2 if it is ok check video section 3 crt might be weak if monitor is old.

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SOURCE: Cannot go over 1600x1200 resolution

did you get info with the graphics card? not all can go high some are lower resolution for reasons.
and be aware that monitors can not go up in resolution forever they have a max limit so based on frequency you are using you may only get 1600 x 1200 1650 x 1080 is as high as this card will go it is listed on the side bar here under editors choice.
based on monitors freq settings you may need to adjust that to get to the max

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