monitor problem

By renniel
Jun 9, 2007
  1. i have a problem with my monitor, the display is dim eventhough the i set the brightness to max. what's wrong? can someone please help, thanks.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    It's an LCD? Maybe the backlight or the inverter is dead?
  3. renniel

    renniel TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    no its a crt monitor
  4. matav

    matav TS Enthusiast Posts: 144

    CRT... normally in the monitor setup accesible from the monitor itself has a special option... in mine Video Level... there're two 1.0V and 0.7V
    the 1.0V is dimmer than 0.7V.
    another way is change your contrast too other than brightness.
    if your CRT has a monitor software installed or you have special software for your graphic card then change the settings from within that software. choose default setting and try changing the settings there to suit you.
    if this wont work repair the monitor. no other reason possible.
  5. renniel

    renniel TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    ok i'll try those, thanks allot. i'll just post the update of whatever will happen. thanks again.
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