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michald

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Hello guys i have this stupid question you see i bought a lcd monitor yesterday and i think everything is awesome but my friend told me today that i can have dead pixels. I don't know how the dead pixels look and what to do if you have them. Please tell me how to check if i have them and how they start.


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A dead pixel looks like 1 pixel (very small) on your screen that doesn't change color. I have an old laptop with a dead pixel and it just stays blue all the time no matter what is on the monitor around it. Most likely your brand new monitor should not have any and if it does I would exchange it for another one. Here's a site that has some pixel tests on it. There's nothing to install, just read what it says and follow the instructions.


http://www.gdargaud....DeadPixels.html

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Thank you for your help i did the tests and i couldn't find any spots so i think am good.

I just would like to know why the dead pixels appear whats the cause??

Thank you again
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Well here is info I found across the net about Dead Pixels:

"So What Causes a Dead Pixel?

Occasionally the individual transistors responsible for carrying
current to a pixel will either short out or remain open resulting in
what is called a dead pixel. A "lit" pixel is one that appears as one
of several randomly placed white, red, blue or green pixel elements on
a dark background, or you may have a "missing" pixel which shows up as
a black dot on a light colored background.

So Why do New Screens Have Dead Pixels?

During the production process of LCD screens it is difficult for
manufacturers to assess if a pixel is out or not. In fact, only once
an LCD panel has completed production and assembly can it be
determined that an LCD does or does not have dead pixels. Material
costs are high for LCD displays so every attempt is made to avoid
scrapping displays. If a screen is determined as being overly flawed,
it will be thrown out, but if the screen is within a set quality
standard -- say 2 dead pixels -- then the screen will not be thrown
out. If manufacturers had to throw out every screen with even 1 dead
pixel, prices would be much higher for LCD screens."

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"Are bad pixel only a problem on new LCDs or can a pixel become bad
over time. I mean, is the transistor failure due to production or does
failure often (or less often) occur after the LCD is in use."

"Dead Pixels can occur over time."

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Dead Pixel Test
http://www.gdargaud....DeadPixels.html

"If you notice dead pixels, sometimes you can massage them back to
life: just rub the screen by pressing a finger gently through a rag
around the pixel. No guaranty but sometimes it works; LCD monitors are
fairly fragile, so take it easy."



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