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Anyone know how to access the secret menu or service menu on the LG monitors with joysticks?

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As the title states....Anyone know how to access the secret menu or service menu on the LG monitors with joysticks?

Specifically the LG 29UM58 but assuming they all will be the same if they have the joystick.
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Maybe try some sort of variation of the 24gm77's method?
Quote:
How to call up the service menu

Have the monitor connected to a valid signal source. The service menu can be entered by keeping the ">" button (right-most of the 5 control buttons) pushed while powering on the monitor. The normal OSD menu is replaced by the service menu then and is not available until power-cycling the monitor.

This is the LG 24GM77
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Thanks but looking for the method with the joystick only. These new ones do not have buttons just the joystick.
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post #4 of 10
I'm fully aware of that. Have you tried pushing right on the joystick or another direction ? I said use a variation of this.

A company often keeps similar motions for the service menus on their monitors.
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post #5 of 10
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Yeah I have, while I like the joystick for control better then buttons I want in that menu. I have tried everything I can think of. I thought of that to it mighe be the same "buttons" I meant to say thanks for the suggestion too.
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You may need to call LG. What you need to do is ask to speak with level 2 technical support and their engineering department and tell them you need to access the service menu to calibrate the monitors internally (you know, something made up but sounds legit). Acer did give out the service menu code to someone here on their XB270HU, so you have to find a way to ask. The service menu code can't be found unless either someone works for LG, or someone tells someone else, who found out from LG. And LG monitors are not generally flavor of the month.

If you are on blurbusters forums and have more than 5 posts, you can try contacting him to see if he has an idea.

http://display-corner.epfl.ch/index.php/Main_Page

his forum name on blurbusters is "Strobemaster".
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post #7 of 10
It depends on the scalar type - but a majority of the monitors is this:

With the monitor off - press the power AND use the joystick to go to menu at the same time.
 
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post #8 of 10
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I wished that worked for the LG monitors with joystick only menu/power up access.
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post #9 of 10
Has anyone finally managed to enter the hidden menu with the joystick on some lg monitor?
Can you tell me the steps?
Thank you
post #10 of 10
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So far as far as I know...no one knows it or has shared it.
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