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    Need help choosing a decent non TN 24 inch

    I'll also second the LG as being a great monitor. I've been using mine for a little over a year and have been very happy with it. However, I will add a couple of other points you might want to consider. First, the anti-reflective coating, while it doesn't cause a strong glare, does seem to...
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    Anyone know this LG display

    From my experience, LG's are pretty good in general. However, there can be so much variance in quality across different models that you really need to research the individual model and not just the brand. For the specific monitor you linked, try this thread.
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    LG W3000-BN on LG's Canada site

    If you're only planning to use it with a PC, sure, but this means its not possible to hook up a blu-ray player or game console with a HDMI->DVI cable, which some people care about. Still, I think this is a pretty fair trade off for much less latency. However, I do find it pretty disappointing...
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    LG L246W

    Alex, You can download the fortemanager software from here. It doesn't officially support this monitor, but I have it installed and it seems to work fine for me (my 246 was manufactured in Feb). I haven't tried the newer version of fortemanager (I installed mine back in May), so I don't know...
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    LG L246W

    The manual mentions a L246WPM model which was supposed to come with the speaker bar, but I don't think this was ever produced. It's possible they designed the monitor to support a speaker bar and then later canceled it because of a lack of interest or something similar.
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    LG L246W

    I don't think it exists. I was never able to find it so I emailed LG directly about it and the response I got said Of course, this is complete BS, I had already asked about it in a couple of retail stores and they didn't know anything about it. Since LG's own customer service doesn't seem to...
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    LG L246W

    Perhaps another possibility is that this is something that they've fixed in a newer firmware release? Mine is from Feb 2007, and the EZ video is grayed out over HDMI (either PC or video mode) when used with my PC, even if I set my video card resolution to 1080p. Like I said above, though, I...
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    LG L246W

    It was available when I hooked my Wii up over component. Never really played with it much, though.
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    LG L246W

    My 246 was manufactured Feb 2007, no sound issue here.
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    What is the difference between the LG L246WP and the LG L245WP?

    shurcool has it right. The only differences between the L246WP and L245WP are cosmetic; the L246WP was intended to be the "retail" model, wile the L245WP was meant for online retailers (Newegg, etc.). I don't know whether the L246WP is available in Europe, but both are available in North...
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    The Witcher

    Quick question to those of you that have the international version: Aside from the slight censoring, are there any other differences between the two versions? E.g. does the international version add support for other languages besides English? Is the manual different?
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    LG L246W

    I have this delay too. On my system, this delay causes me to miss the bios screen completely. I have a second monitor so it's not a big deal in my case. I've never tried connecting my PC via VGA, so I don't know if that's faster. But I guess this could be an issue if you're building a new...
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    LG L246W

    You won't be able to get correct aspect scaling with a PS2 because 480p is an anamorphic resolution. I have the same problem with my Wii; when in widescreen mode, the device actually outputs 720 by 480 (3:2) and relies on the display device to stretch the picture to the correct aspect ratio...
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    Dell 2407WFP HDCP?

    Me too, but it doesn't exist. :) Still, the Dell is a pretty nice panel.
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    Samsung 245t vs LG L246

    Same here.
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    LG L246W

    I think that depends how you define "better". :) If you're only interested in improving response time and willing to sacrifice color uniformity and viewing angles, lots of people seem to be happy with the Samsung 245BW. It's a little faster than the LG, since it uses a TN panel, but I think...
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    Gateway XHD3000 - 30" Widescreen Extreme HD Display

    Well said. I hope this monitor is everything it claims to be, but there have been plenty of other monitors that have looked very promising initially but turned out to be disappointing once people really got a chance to evaluate them. It's pointless to argue about whether an upcoming monitor...
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    LG L246W

    I don't mean to be rude, but that's a terrible example -- that's not actually a gradient, it's a series of discrete steps. Try it on other monitors, it will never look smooth. Try the gradient test on this page: . Do you see any banding on those images? I don't...
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    LG L246W

    The panel is the same P-MVA as in the BenQ FP241W and is definitely a true 8-bit. When I first got mine, I noticed horrendous banding and was wondering why no one else had reported this. It turned out that the problem was caused by the settings in the Nvidia control panel, not by the monitor...
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    HDMI vs DVI

    You're correct. DVI doesn't carry audio, so DVI-HDMI won't can't carry audio either. As an aside, just because HDMI is capable of carrying audio doesn't mean that every device with an HDMI output necessarily outputs audio in addition to video.
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    HDMI vs DVI

    I'm a little confused as to why anyone would "prefer" one over the other. Aside from the audio carried by HDMI, the video signals carried are COMPLETELY IDENTICAL. It's true that HDMI has the potential to carry higher bandwidth signals (e.g. for higher color depths, etc), but it doesn't mean...
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    LG L246W

    Glad to hear you're enjoying the monitor. I do have a Wii and I do play it on this monitor -- I posted my impressions in this thread a while ago, but it seems that my post was lost in the server problems over the past couple of weeks. Bah. Anyway, the short answer is this: the jaggies are...
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    Bought my first LCD last night, taking back my first LCD today

    Don't hold your breath. Sadly, it doesn't look like SED is going to make it to consumers anytime soon, if ever. :(
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    LG L246WP-BN power-saving mode problem fix and shopping experience :)

    Very well said. I agree 100%. I'm amazed when I read these boards and there are people who actually defend stores for not honoring their own advertised return policies in situations like this. The store sells several defective monitors in a row, and they should have a right to get angry at...
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    Sitting in front of a Dell 2407 and LG 246....big Differences....

    Thanks for the explanation. I wonder why more people with the BenQ FP241W haven't been complaining about text blurriness, though, since if the issue is with the panel itself then this problem should be present on all models that use it, not just the LG. I wonder if the anti-glare coating on...
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    A Big Reason for tearing on LCD in games

    I was under the impression that if v-sync is off, it's still possible for the framebuffer to be out of sync with the monitor, regardless of whether the framerate is a perfect multiple of the refresh rate. It's just that the amount that it is off is the same each time (e.g. the framebuffer could...
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    LG L246W

    This monitor doesn't have composite input, only component, VGA, and HDMI, so component cables are your only option. I can confirm that with my Wii the jaggies are extremely noticeable on this monitor, but I'm afraid that's just a fact of life. The LCD has a much higher resolution than an SD...
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    A Big Reason for tearing on LCD in games

    How dare you question the almighty R0ach! You're obviously an unwashed forum n00b. :p
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    Problem with LG L246WP

    Just tried that image on mine, I don't notice anything unusual. This is over HDMI, however. If it's really bothersome maybe the next step would be to exchange the monitor?
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    L246WP vs. 2407WFP-HC

    Interesting... the inverted ghosting issue being shown here was a huge problem on the Gateway, but I wasn't aware the new Dell had this problem too. For those who haven't read through the entire thread linked above, there's a video that shows exactly what the problem is here...
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    Official BenQ FP241W Thread !!! Info, Pictures, Reviews

    If you're going to use HDMI-DVI cables anyway, why not get a cheaper HDMI switcher? The Gefen one seems really expensive compared to, say, this one at monoprice. Is there something special about the Gefen that makes it necessary?
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    LG L246W

    Easiest way would be to get an HDMI switcher for the PC and PS3. There are plenty available online, so it shouldn't be hard to find one. Many people on these boards recommend as a place to get a cheap one that's good quality. As you've said, you shouldn't have a problem hooking...
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    LG L246W

    There's no DVI connection, but there is HDMI. HDMI is just DVI plus sound, so you can convert back and forth between HDMI and DVI with absolutely no change in the picture. They're completely equivalent in this respect. The monitor comes with a DVI to HDMI cable, so if you want to use this...
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    Bought the Samsung 245BW... thinking about the LG L246WP-BN!?!?

    The poster you've quoted then goes to say "It's by NO means blurry, or unsharp, just not as razor sharp," which echoes many of our opinions. You seem to think sharpness comes in two flavors, "sharp" and "blurry", when there's obviously a continuum between them, and the acceptable level of...
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    LG L246W

    Fortemanager works fine on mine... I'm not sure if it's officially supported by LG though (doubtful). I'm pretty certain you'll need to make sure that DDC-CI is enabled in the menu on the monitor in order for the software to work. If this setting is off, then bi-directional communication...
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    How do I get the most out of my Westinghouse L2410NM?

    480p is not supported over composite cables -- you need to buy the component cables accessory in order to get 480p output. There are "official" Nintendo cables (link) or you could try third party cables, which may be a little cheaper (e.g. from monoprice). As for the sharpness issue, a...
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    LG L246W

    I have an Nvidia 7900gt. Easiest way to check whether the tone is related to the USB hub or the monitor itself would be to disconnect the USB cable and then turn the monitor back on and off and see if you still hear the sound. I don't hear the sound at all if the USB hub is not connected.
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    LG L246W

    I just tried this for you. I don't have any problem with my monitor coming back on, regardless of whether HDMI is set to video or PC. Even weirder, I notice that when I shut off the power to the monitor, the USB hub still has power. (I'd never paid attention to this before, as I usually don't...
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    S-IPS less input lag than P-MVA?

    Input lag refers to any latency that occurs in addition to the response time of the LCD (e.g. due to scaling, video enhancement, etc). Input lag varies by model, not by panel. Two monitors can have the exact same panel and have different amounts of input lag. I too have often heard, though...
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    New Retailer for Benq in New York City area...

    YOU are making the assumption that the customer was being a thief. There are plenty of reasons he might want to return a camera he bought -- you're making a huge assumption here that he bought it to use on vacation and then return it afterwards. Even so, this is besides the point. I will...