There was a discussion of Dell panel lottery over on Dell support boards, but they got censored to bits. The gist of the info, Dell often starts out with S-IPS panels and then later (after reviews) quietly switches over to cheaper PVA panels. After the second panel is introduced, they seem to put in whatever they get cheaper that month. Some history: Dell released the 2001fp with S-IPS, by the end switched to PVA. Dell released the 2007fp with S-IPS, then soon switched to PVA. Dell released the 2007wfp with S-IPS. They are just now switching to PVA (PVAs seen in Austrailia, Asia and North America.). Also on the 1907, the panels were consistently TN but different manufacturers. Starting with the A03 release Dell has started to obscure the Panel information. This seems to be thier solution to panel lottery complaints. Hide the panel information. A list of new Dell panel codes was starting to be compiled when they were removed: 2007 WFP A03 - Panel code RT803: S-IPS LG.Philips LM201W01: - Overwhelming evidence) 2007 WFP A03 - Panel code PM330: S-PVA Samsung LTM201M1: Strong evidence) 2007 FP A03 - Panel Code UW473: S-PVA Samsung LTM201U1: Proof, someone disassembled ) 2007 FP A03 - Panel Code HN210: S-IPS LG.Philips LM201U05: Suspected, process of elimination. If you get an A03 Dell, share your Panel info from the service menu, so we can translate dells codes back into panel info. Especially if you are sure you know what type of panel you have, or even better you have taken it apart to confirm. NOTE: If you have an older panel, the panel name is not obscured, it will directly tell you which panel you have. To see the service menu(panel info on top line): Turn off the monitor. Hold down "menu" and the "+" while powering up the monitor. When monitor is fully powered and the input graphic disappears: release "menu" and "+" then press the "-" button It appears that not so many hoops are needed. The serial number reveals who manufactures your panel look at the last character it should be a letter: My returned Dell 2007fp with Samsung PVA ended in "S". "S" for Samsung (PVA in 2007 series). "L" for LG (S-IPS in 2007 series).