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post #2611 of 25893
For those of you who were asking questions about how to tape up the device. I don't have access to a camera right now but here's my best shot at explaining. I have the X-star but I think it's the same as the QNIX.

** First make sure to be very careful doing these steps. I did not damage my screen but you could do so easily following these steps if you're not careful. Do this at your own risk.**

1) Remove the 4 screws from the outside of the monitor. They are all along the bottom.

2) Pop the plastic shell apart. You might want to use something to pry it apart. You will need to use a good amount of force to get it apart.

3) Once it's apart you will want to unplug the three different wire plugs. They should come off fairly easily.

4) Once the wires are disconnected the panel is free to come out of the shell.

5) Take the panel out of the shell and remove the 3 screws that mount the PCB to the back of the panel. It will be a raised area on the top back of the panel.

6) Once it's removed be careful because the PCB will be free swinging off of it's connectors.

7) Now we're ready to remove the mounting brackets on each side of the monitor. There are two screws on each side. Take note of the position. It is possible to remount these backwards and your panel will not fit properly in the shell.

8) Once the brackets are off you can take the frame off the panel. This was a bit tricky because I was concerned about the force I was having to use. Start by using a pick or screw driver to pop it loose at each fitting that lines the outside of the metal frame.

9) Once each one of these is loose you can start to pull the panel out of the frame.

10) Now that the panel is out make sure it's seated properly. Mine was a bit off center.

11) There is a small amount of glass around the edge of the screen. I'm taking like 1/16th of a inch or less. This is where you will apply the electrical tape around the edge.

12) Before I applied the electrical tape to the edge of the panel I also applied it to the inside of the metal frame we removed. The nice thing about doing this is that when I trimmed the electrical tape off the inside edge of the frame it gave me nearly the perfect size of trimmed tape to use on the panel it's self. I don't know if this actually helped with the back light issue, but it sure made it easy to trip the electrical tape.

13) I also made sure that the frame was straight. In my case it was not and some bending made it less bowed. The bowed part is where most of the light was coming in. I set it on a flat surface and used a roller. I also physically bent it back into a better shape. I am sure with the right tools you could do a much better job.

14) Now that I had the trimmed electrical tape from the frame I used it to seal the small glass edge of the actual panel to the plastic part. You basically want to seal the light in however you can with out getting electrical tape on any view-able part of the panel.

15) Once you have the tape lining the inside you can connect everything back together. Please take special note on how the frame goes back on. There is a top and bottom of the frame. If you put it back on the wrong way the tabs used to fasten the frame to the panel can damage the pcb connectors. Just make sure the connecting tabs line up.

16) Connect everything back together and you will hopefully have a much better looking monitor.

Okay there you have it. Please feel free to improve the terminology or suggest steps that worked better for you. This was just my first attempt and I'm sure things could be done better.
Edited by helraza - 6/5/13 at 8:57am
post #2612 of 25893
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It says that, but it works. I've done it on my older card.

dvi-d dual link cable. will work in a dvi-i dual link slot though
what card did you get/have?

GTX 780, I was lucky to get a full refund for my GTX780 so it wasnt that much more to get a 780.
post #2613 of 25893
So I'm looking at my Qnix 2710 glossy. I love it! At first look I might have one dead/stuck pixel in the left corner (no worries). BLB seems minor. I'm happy!! Haven't tried overclocking it maybe tomorrow. Now I'm gonna look for a wallmount.
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So I'm looking at my Qnix 2710 glossy. I love it! At first look I might have one dead/stuck pixel in the left corner (no worries). BLB seems minor. I'm happy!! Haven't tried overclocking it maybe tomorrow. Now I'm gonna look for a wallmount.
Glad everything worked out bud. smile.gif
 
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I have to say, this is the biggest video card I've ever laid my eyes on. Makes my 7870's look tiny by comparison blinksmiley.gif

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That's what she said huehuehue. jk. Yeah it's a 7990
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That's what she said huehuehue. jk. Yeah it's a 7990
Maybe the one holding it just has really tiny hands like that burger King commercial.. smile.gif
 
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Onegun, sorry to hear of the terrible accident. However glad to hear you have come out full of optimism and vigour. Good on you.thumb.gif


Helraza, thanks for the writeup, done it but without tape; did'nt want to put any extra pressure on the 'glass' panel. It almost looked better with the metal frame but I put the bezel back eventually smile.gif ..
Good display quality but pity made to quality control standard of Homer Simpson. Hope it gives years of service.....

I am setting it at 60 hz but for some reason it keeps reverting back to 59hz, no matter, still looks good..as long as it does not give eye fatigue.

Wow brightbus, thats a monster, does it fly?
Edited by monkeys - 6/5/13 at 12:44pm
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