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Let us know how it goes, seems like the AG on the 2412 is the only thing I can complain about. Good luck.

Will do. Starting now, got an extra set of hands so hopefully the process will me seemingly painless and easy.

Will be back in about 4-6 hours. thumb.gif And thanks, I'll need it. Or else it's 17" Acer for a while.. Haha.
 
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Will do. Starting now, got an extra set of hands so hopefully the process will me seemingly painless and easy.
Will be back in about 4-6 hours. thumb.gif And thanks, I'll need it. Or else it's 17" Acer for a while.. Haha.

Just remember, patience is key smile.gif If it doesn't seem to be coming up like it should (like in my video), just let it soak some more and try again.
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Just remember, patience is key smile.gif If it doesn't seem to be coming up like it should (like in my video), just let it soak some more and try again.

I have all the patience in the world! smile.gif

I've got it soaking right now, the metal housing around the monitor was kind of a pain to get off but I worked my way in and got it off. Everything seems to be coming along great, so I'm really excited to see how this is going to work out.

By the way, your pictures made me so mad that I decided to do this, so its your fault OP. tongue.gif

But, if this fails, then it's off to a 27" IPS Catleap/Crossover/Shimira from Korea.. biggrin.gif
 
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By the way, your pictures made me so mad that I decided to do this, so its your fault OP. tongue.gif

Best mod I've done to date. This monitor actually looks better than the Asus I have next to it which has a stock glossy coating that has some slight "deformity" to it in certain lighting conditions whereas the Dell is just perfectly mirror smooth.
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By the way, your pictures made me so mad that I decided to do this, so its your fault OP. tongue.gif

Best mod I've done to date. This monitor actually looks better than the Asus I have next to it which has a stock glossy coating that has some slight "deformity" to it in certain lighting conditions whereas the Dell is just perfectly mirror smooth.

I don't doubt that. This monitor has potential to be beautiful and I'm hoping that this works for me so I can enjoy it more.

It's been soaking for little over an hour now. So around 3:00am central time is when I expect to be assembling everything again.

How long should I wait for this to dry after removing the AG coating?

Edit - As far as cleaning off the remaining glue residue, what should I use? Microfiber cloth + some distilled?


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Don't mean to be double posting like I know I shouldn't but just for everyone to know the AG removal was a complete success!! biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifsmile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gif

It was so easy to do, and I was so nervous when taking everything apart and removal the coating trying my hardest not to damage the polarizer or anything but I fired up my rig and wow, I'm so happy!

Thanks for the guide cre3d!

Thread for pics of success : http://www.overclock.net/t/1231123/another-dell-ultrasharp-ag-removal-success-u2412m#post_16747531
Edited by Dustin1 - 3/19/12 at 1:49am
 
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Sorry I didn't back to you last night, had to hit the hay. Looks like everything worked out and you've got a gorgeous clean panel smile.gif As far as cleaning it, I only use distilled water + microfiber cloth with minimal pressure but I've only had to clean my panel once so far. Most of the time I just use some compressed air to blow the dust off of it, other than that I don't touch it and nobody else does so smudges are not an issue.
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post #48 of 145
I succesfully removed the AG coating on my acer x223w last night ... looks so much nicer. BUT it scratches REALLY REALLY easily now! have you guys noticed this?
Also, how do i remove the residue on the screen left by the AG coating?
Il post pics later.
    
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I had no residue left on mine. I only use a very soft, damp microfiber towel to clean the screen every couple months. Up/down/left/right motions only. Every couple days I use an air duster to blow off dust that accumulates on the screen. I do this with all my monitors but it is especially important to be this careful with the AG coating removed.
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post #50 of 145
wow!!really nice tutorial..thanks thumb.gif
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