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Thread Starter 
Hi all.

So i put some cash down on a new monitor. to replace a Samsung 22inch TV/Monitor

The new screen is a 24 inch Samsung Syncmaster B2430:

samsung-b2430h-24-lcd-monitor-1005-27-blutec@11.jpg

It's very nice, does the job wonderfully and i'm really impressed with it. But i have discovered something that troubles me somewhat.

I have the screen mounted on the wall -- just like the old Samsung -- and underneath is my desk (duh). I had my mobile phone on the desk and whenever i get incoming calls, it interferes with the monitor like mad. Sometimes the screen will turn off completely.

This has never happened before...not even with the old screen. I'm concerned that this could damage it. Is this just one of the cons with having a 24inch screen or is this just a lack of proper shielding on this particular model?

Any help/opinions appreciated.
Edited by Thingamajig - 8/7/11 at 12:58pm
post #2 of 8
Are you using the VGA connector?
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post #3 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AngeloG.;14500108 
Are you using the VGA connector?

Naw, DVI-D.

It can't be the cable either as it's the same cable i used with the old monitor. It was one i purchased seperately, a good quality one.
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Hmm. So you say, the old screen does not interfere via the same GPU and DVI?
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post #5 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AngeloG.;14500282 
Hmm. So you say, the old screen does not interfere via the same GPU and DVI?

Yeah it's all exactly the same, other than a new monitor
post #6 of 8
Then I'll bet it is improper shielding on your monitor.
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AngeloG.;14506232 
Then I'll bet it is improper shielding on your monitor.

Lol, yeah thats what i thought.

So you/no-one here has any experience with such problems with monitors? No suggestions on how to resolve it? What exactly would need insulating - and what with?

Anyone?
post #8 of 8
I never had problems since I moved from CRT's, no. Resolving it means opening up the monitor and tapping with electronics which I won't suggest fiddling with. Unless you know what you are doing. Is the product on any warranty? Why don't you try and see what Samsung has to say about the problem?
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