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So I just got a second monitor to supplement my first monitor, I actually got the identical monitor model to match.

As it turns out the new one has different firmware, which makes the menus a lot different and the color options aren't the same, firstly I'd like to know if there is anyway to "Update" the old one, or "Downgrade" the new one. Would prefer the earlier method as the old one is out of warranty.

Another issue is de-bezeling which I plan to do one day, has anyone got any advice/guides on it? I just watched a few youtube videos and i feel pretty confident in doing so.

TIA.
 
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

So I just got a second monitor to supplement my first monitor, I actually got the identical monitor model to match.

As it turns out the new one has different firmware, which makes the menus a lot different and the color options aren't the same, firstly I'd like to know if there is anyway to "Update" the old one, or "Downgrade" the new one. Would prefer the earlier method as the old one is out of warranty.

Another issue is de-bezeling which I plan to do one day, has anyone got any advice/guides on it? I just watched a few youtube videos and i feel pretty confident in doing so.

TIA.

Depends on what monitors you have. Some monitors have Firmware flashing built in, some have ROMs that are removable / replaceable, and some have ROMS that are hard soldered to the system board... The Asus VE228H I am not familiar with.. researching....
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Depends on what monitors you have. Some monitors have Firmware flashing built in, some have ROMs that are removable / replaceable, and some have ROMS that are hard soldered to the system board... The Asus VE228H I am not familiar with.. researching....

Awesome, it's not built in as far as I know. I've just had a look at both unfortunately. I'll get photos to compare them as the whole UI is re-done, it's more of a smaller issue really.

I'm going to de-bezel them one day, but not anytime soon. Just picked up a dual monitor stand for $60 used off a mates older brother over Facebook.
This one,

I'll post photos in a sec. smile.gif

EDIT: Here they are;

The old VE228H


The new VE228H


Also reps were given for looking into it. Didn't think there would be anyone out there that informed about monitor firmware. smile.gif
Edited by Matt-Matt - 3/12/14 at 6:16am
 
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

Awesome, it's not built in as far as I know. I've just had a look at both unfortunately. I'll get photos to compare them as the whole UI is re-done, it's more of a smaller issue really.

I'm going to de-bezel them one day, but not anytime soon. Just picked up a dual monitor stand for $60 used off a mates older brother over Facebook.
This one,

I'll post photos in a sec. smile.gif

EDIT: Here they are;

The old VE228H


The new VE228H


Also reps were given for looking into it. Didn't think there would be anyone out there that informed about monitor firmware. smile.gif

Been in IT for 30 years... not much I haven't touched, lol!

Unfortunately... I can find no mention of Firmware update in the manual, or the ASUS support site (or elsewhere). If you contact ASUS support, they should be able to help you... or at least give you a firm yes or no.

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Been in IT for 30 years... not much I haven't touched, lol!

Unfortunately... I can find no mention of Firmware update in the manual, or the ASUS support site (or elsewhere). If you contact ASUS support, they should be able to help you... or at least give you a firm yes or no.

Good luck with it!

Haha yeah I guess, I hope to have such experience one day. Using these forums helps a LOT however.

Yeah, sure. Thanks for the help mate! I'll keep this post updated still even if nobody replies simply because it's good information for anyone on the internet that may stumble across it. I'll make a ticket in the next few days.

Thanks once again mate! smile.gif
 
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Haha yeah I guess, I hope to have such experience one day. Using these forums helps a LOT however.

Yeah, sure. Thanks for the help mate! I'll keep this post updated still even if nobody replies simply because it's good information for anyone on the internet that may stumble across it. I'll make a ticket in the next few days.

Thanks once again mate! smile.gif

Anytime! thumb.gif
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