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post #11 of 28
^which is risky (very so) and leaves the monitor vurnable to direct sunlight
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You can also remove the AG coating.
LOL
post #13 of 28
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You want a glossy IPS? That sort of defeats the whole point in going IPS.
No it doesn't. The AG coating on my monitor is driving me up the wall, and I'd much prefer it without it. I just switched to it from a CRT, and the glossy look didn't bother me before. Everything looks film grainy and dithered compared to before.

I'm not sure I want to risk trying to remove it though. If it was only half as aggressive, I probably wouldn't mind it much.
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I honestly don't see what is the deal with the "crusade" against AG on quality monitors. Apparently, my old Viewsonic VX2025wm has terrible AG according to some peeps but its never bothered me in the least and I just spend nearly $1300 on a new Dell monitor with AG because, honestly, I farking hate glare on my monitors. I shouldn't have to hide in a damn cave just to enjoy a monitor during the day, give me a break
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^i prefer AG over glossy, but I do see why some people hate it.
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post #16 of 28
u prefer matte monitor because in your room you have a ligh source.
glare monitor is super, extreme sharpness, and much vibrant color ( not saturation ) and highter contrast whit never grainy effect.

the ag coating is not 100% trasparent cause blur and dull colors and limit the viewing angle.



the image and photo in a glare monitor is magnific, in the matte depend by ag coating, there are 3 types :


Light or semi glare - usually in VA panel
medium - in tn panel
harsh - in IPS panel


the best is semi glare coating ( the lightest ) for normal light condition or light for all situation ( also extreme light rooms ). u will see the difference whene the S-PLS panel will be launched.
post #17 of 28
I've seen glossy screens on plenty of laptops and trust me, its annoying, despite the added contrast color richness.
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post #18 of 28
It's not really a crusade against it. I can see why some wouldn't mind it and/or like it. I'm just not one of them who does. To each their own. My CRT was glossy (as all are?) and it didn't bother me. I can take a little glare. The AG coating is like a film grain atop the monitor, so while you don't want to pay much for a monitor with glare, some don't want to pay much for a quality one with a layer working against that quality. As I said, were it even half as aggressive, it'd probably be bearable, but it's quite lame with how much it has.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 8/8/11 at 4:07pm
post #19 of 28
Not all CRT are glossy garnet. My F520s both have their AG layer on. On CRTs, it's just this sticker type thingy applied on top of the screen, but my P1220 is glossy.

This AG on the F520s is very very light, it's like a halfway between glossy and AG, but it's still AG technically.

Also, I've never seen a CRT as glossy as most glossy LCDs. Even though my P1220 is clearly glossy, it's nowhere near the likes of the ACD27" for example. That is just a terrible amount of glossy.

Anyhow, semiglare is the way to go, even in mostly dark rooms. I hate seeing reflections of my hands (even though the room is completely devoid from any light but my screens) and on the other hand, I don't really like the grain either. Too bad most high end screens come with one of the two extremes, and not a reasonable compromise. It's quite odd, when you think about it.
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post #20 of 28
I removed the AG coating on my PX2370, it is now pure sex.

And I don't have any windows near the monitor.
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