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post #11 of 34
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Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

I can live with a little bit of backlight bleeding since almost every LCD has some... should I still stay away?

In my experience (4 A- Korean panels) if there is bleed it is usually a lot, I had one that bloomed over nearly a quarter of the bottom right, so that was not a little but a lot. Two others also had excessive bleed, one was so bright that I could even see lighter colours on a non dark background. There are some here that say they have no major bleed though, but that means it probably has some other issue like layer staining or dead pixels. One pixel perfect monitor I got had a yellow stain in lower right for example. If you don't mind backlight bleeding at all, then go ahead.

Here is pic of one of my catleaps:


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post #12 of 34
Well you say backlight bleed is bad on pixel perfect monitors,

LL

That's mine. No dead pixels and I'm happy with the bleed.
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post #13 of 34
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Well you say backlight bleed is bad on pixel perfect monitors,
LL
That's mine. No dead pixels and I'm happy with the bleed.
I'm not seeing ANY light bleed in that pic.
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post #14 of 34
Only if you look really closely you can, just about in the bottom right corner of the monitor.
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post #15 of 34
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Only if you look really closely you can, just about in the bottom right corner of the monitor.
I see it now. Seems like almost all of these panels suffer from light bleeding at the bottom right corner.
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post #16 of 34
Yeah they seam to. It might fix when I take it apart and give it a good bit of pressure and hopefully get rid of it.
I will be getting two more soon and see how bad light bleed in different monitors ordered at different times.
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post #17 of 34
Yeah that bleed is non existent. If it has no other visible defects you've been pretty lucky. After having 4 Koreans with issues I decided to give up trying though as it was more hassle than it was worth.
post #18 of 34
I got 3 crossovers with no dead pixels and extremely minor light bleed. I don't think it can get much better when 3 monitors cost me as much as 1 apple.
post #19 of 34
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Originally Posted by DRILLERKILLA View Post

If you're OCD stay away from all these cheap Korean monitors. They'll always have some defect to be A- panels, it is nearly always the backlight as well.

If he's OCD he'll notice the input lag and ghosting that happens with 12ms IPS panels you can get at retail. All LED monitors have some form of backlight bleed - check your iPhone or even Thunderbolt displays have backlight bleed to a degree.

If you google you'll find pics/videos of Crossover monitor vs Apple displays where the cross over has way less backlight bleed.

I got mine last week and it looks amazing, and paying $350 (non-perfect pixel) got me a 0 dead/stuck pixel, minimal backlight bleed in the lower right hand corner (i managed to lessen it even more by doing the "tap" technique - or it could be in head)
post #20 of 34
Not going to find any IPS panels with no light bleed. The Catleaps, Shimians, Crossovers, etc all use the exact same LG panels so its really just a matter of which bezel style you like best...
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