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I really need to find these monitors somewhere and test them out smile.gif

So the flicker occurs only on some monitors and only when you turn the brightness down ?

Thanks!!!
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So the flicker occurs only on some monitors and only when you turn the brightness down ?

Yep, and I have seen them on newegg open box for $200.
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Is it a good time to buy this monitor? When will dell release new ultrasharps? Also is it worth $60 more then the U2312HM? I have to cash but I'm not sure about the difference.
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Is it a good time to buy this monitor? When will dell release new ultrasharps? Also is it worth $60 more then the U2312HM? I have to cash but I'm not sure about the difference.

im not sure about a "good time to buy" but I'd take the 2412 over the 2312 anyday.....imho, 24" 1200p is much better than 23"...the screen size would be worth the extra $60 to me.
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im not sure about a "good time to buy" but I'd take the 2412 over the 2312 anyday.....imho, 24" 1200p is much better than 23"...the screen size would be worth the extra $60 to me.

^This.

The 24" 1920x1200 screen is only 1/4" shorter than my 27" due to the 16:10 aspect ratio.
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Kinda thinking about buying one but doing the brightness test will be the first thing i'll do smile.gif
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Does the revision matter much in these kind of monitors? smile.gif
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Does the revision matter much in these kind of monitors? smile.gif

As far as I know the revisions are just small changes they make. I would think the newest revision would be the best, but there is probably almost no difference between them. On my 3 screens one is a different revision and the only difference is that the colors are a tiny bit off(easily adjusted for). The only big changes I have seen is between different models u2411m/u2412m.

So if your only buying one it probably doesn't matter, if your buying 3 you would want all of the same.
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Hi, i just recently got my dell u2412m today. It looks great but i'm experiencing flickering at 75 brightness and 75 contrast. Is this a defect?? Should i return it to dell under warrantyr? I purchased it at the microsoft store but i think it's hard to do a return on it?


Update: I notice that when my laptop power cord isn't plugged in, it doesn't flicker at all. however, when it is plugged in, it flickers....anyone know how i can fix this?
Edited by yearsofwisdom - 8/7/12 at 9:16pm
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You shouldn't have any flickering. Try leaving your laptop plugged into a different outlet or surge protector. If the problem continues simply ask Dell for a new one.
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