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I actually like the AG coating though tongue.gif

Btw, you lose your warranty this way so I'll pass. Good job though thumb.gif
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The monitor looks really good now, I should have kept my U2412M and did this mod for fun
    
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I actually like the AG coating though tongue.gif
Btw, you lose your warranty this way so I'll pass. Good job though thumb.gif

You also lose the ability to use the monitor in any room that has a bright light source, as the monitor will reflect it like a mirror. These monitors are made for working professionals, so its understandable why there's an AG coating on them.

It is a cool mod though, but not something I'd ever consider.
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post #14 of 18
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Hmm i wonder if i can do this to my Dell p2411h.....

That I'm not too sure on. If you have the AG coating, and follow the guide the concept should be the same..
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So if my monitor has Faceplate coating Antiglare with hard-coating 3H it should be the same as the u2412? hmm.....

That I don't know either, but if there is a faceplate it should come off with you remove the front of the monitor. I don't know, I'd make a thread!
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Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01 View Post

I actually like the AG coating though tongue.gif
Btw, you lose your warranty this way so I'll pass. Good job though thumb.gif

It didn't bother me at first, but it honestly became more of a pain and a severe annoyance. Yeah, I know I lost my warranty. But hey, if it breaks, I'll just throw the AG coating back on and send it in and give it a shot. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by ttoadd.nz View Post

The monitor looks really good now, I should have kept my U2412M and did this mod for fun

Yeah it does! I'm 110% happy with the final results. Honestly, it's like having a totally different monitor now! But, what they say is true, it is like a mirror without the AG coating so you might want to keep it in darker conditions to avoid some glare.
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You also lose the ability to use the monitor in any room that has a bright light source, as the monitor will reflect it like a mirror. These monitors are made for working professionals, so its understandable why there's an AG coating on them.
It is a cool mod though, but not something I'd ever consider.

I couldn't agree with you more Jason.

My room is naturally dark to begin with so doing this mod was not only beneficial to myself, but I knew I could live without the AG coating. Although I was saying the same thing, I went ahead and did it anyway... tongue.gif
 
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I'd consider doing it to my 23" monitors it if there wasn't windows all over the place in here, as it does seem to improve the image quality. Well, that and fact that with three of them, I'm bound to screw one of them up lol.
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I'd consider doing it to my 23" monitors it if there wasn't windows all over the place in here, as it does seem to improve the image quality. Well, that and fact that with three of them, I'm bound to screw one of them up lol.

It really does make a world of difference without the AG coating man. It's much more clear, crisp, black and whites look much better as well.

Hey now, you can do it! Just gotta have the time and patience to do it carefully and the right way! It was my first time ever taking it apart and soaking it, I had great success in doing so, so I say go for it! biggrin.gif
 
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So how do you clean the monitor now, just a super smooth microfiber cloth? I would be way to scared to use any type of liquid on the screen with the protection off like that.
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So how do you clean the monitor now, just a super smooth microfiber cloth? I would be way to scared to use any type of liquid on the screen with the protection off like that.

Very carefully with a gentle microfiber cloth with some distilled water.

Up and down motions, sometimes left to right. Just remember, never go in a circular motion, always up, down, left, right. Just like a D-Pad.. biggrin.gif
 
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