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post #1 of 11
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Hello!


Today I was thinking about removing the bezels of my three BenQs, but I'm not sure how I can mount them after they are removed?

If anyone has an answer to this question:
Are the VESA mounts/holes just on the plastic on the back or are they actually on the metal part of the monitor?
If I remove the plastic bezel including the back side plastic and there are no VESA mount holes on the back of the "naked" monitor, how would I mount them or place them on my desk at all?

Also, can I remount the bezel after I removed it (to check if there are VESA mount holes for example)?

I will post pics of the whole procedure once I decide to do it :-)



Regards,

Lukas
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post #2 of 11
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Seems like almost no one has these :-/

Well, I think I'm just going to risk one of mine and remove the bezel on sunday.
If it looks good, I will continue and make sure to take some pics :-)

Only one thing left...
I hope I can keep the back part on the monitor because I need the stand (I don't have any other options ATM)!



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Ok, since no one seems to know an answer to my questions, I just went ahead and did it.
I removed the bezel from ONE of my monitors to check if there is any possibility to mount it using the standard stand that came with it.
Doesn't look too good...
Well, at least you can put the cover and bezel back on and use it as if nothing had happened to it biggrin.gif

Here's a Before => After comparison:
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post #4 of 11
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Yesterday I decided to keep one of my monitors without the bezel and put it into portrait mode:

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I need to change the wallpaper...


PS: Don't mind the shift in the monitors color, that's because of the angle I shot the picture. It looks completely normal "in reality".
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post #5 of 11
wow, looks cool stuff, I have to say.
post #6 of 11
I did the same thing to my monitor, it sucks BenQ only has VESA mount on the plastic, and the metal on the back with the psu and vgaa connector is taped to the lcd monitor, not even screwed, just TAPED, thats cheap. Will never buy BenQ again......

Now i want to find a way to remove the metal bezel, to make the bezel even thinner the way it is, its to thick for me....
post #7 of 11
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I did the same thing to my monitor, it sucks BenQ only has VESA mount on the plastic, and the metal on the back with the psu and vgaa connector is taped to the lcd monitor, not even screwed, just TAPED, thats cheap. Will never buy BenQ again......
Now i want to find a way to remove the metal bezel, to make the bezel even thinner the way it is, its to thick for me....

Yeah, I absolutely know what you mean.
It's just taped onto the screen itself with 3 pieces of tape that barely hold it down...

Yesterday, in the middle of the night, on one of my monitors the tapes lost grip on the screen and the whole monitor flipped over and fell flat on the table. Man, that was loud... I was kind of frightened as it woke me up haha
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post #8 of 11
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BTW, here's how it looks with two monitors unbezel'd:
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post #9 of 11
A very nice setup you got there.

How's the shift in color? Any noticeable defects?
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post #10 of 11
Ive just bought 3 on these monitors, and just enquiring on how easy was it to disassemble the bezel once you poped the front caseing, and removed the stand and back plastic plate, where do you go from there?

And what tool did you use to get the front bezel rim off?

....and what about the buttons?

could you let me know the dimensions of the lcd in total without the bezel as i need to create a wallmount, and i need sizes...

What graphics card have you got running these 3 bad boys?


Please & Thankyou

Gafen
Edited by Gafen - 12/21/11 at 10:30pm
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