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I read that there are 3 models for this monitor all priced the same... there is a A C and S model?

Can anyone tell me which one is best, and how you tell which model it is??
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They are all the same model... just different companies actually manufactor the LCD. The S version is made by Samsung. It is supposedly the best... but really haven't seem much proof. You can tell the version by looking at the serial number label.
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http://images.tigerdirect.com/SkuIma...203-2247-z.JPG

where abouts is the part I'm looking for?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sidious View Post
http://images.tigerdirect.com/SkuIma...203-2247-z.JPG

where abouts is the part I'm looking for?
Is the label on the box or on the monitor? Check the monitor. It should be in the upper right corner.

Here's an indepth article I just found: http://www.behardware.com/art/imprimer/667/
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me22hvcp304606m off the back of my buddys monitor.

http://images.tigerdirect.com/SkuIma...03-2247-ga.JPG is that the serial number in there. I see an A on that. I dont' got the monitor yet so I don't know where I"m looking
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alright turns out my buddy has a C, whats better the A or C?
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post #7 of 16
I just got a C too. So this means I'm screweed?
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post #8 of 16
So, S is the best?

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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Is the label on the box or on the monitor? Check the monitor. It should be in the upper right corner.

Here's an indepth article I just found: http://www.behardware.com/art/imprimer/667/
Well, looks like they're some sneaky guys, I just got a 226bw and this info is gone! On my serial sticker, there is no A, S, or C at all where it should be next to the model number, in the upper right corner. I even tried that service mode and it worked, but guess what....everything's the same as the articles screenshot except the line about panel info- it's gone!

First of all, I'm not having any problems, and I'm so far liking this monitor. But that seems very sly to me, all this controversy, then I get mine (manufactured june 07) and the info that got them in trouble is simply deleted. That kind of thing upsets me, makes me feel like they're trying to pull the wool over my eyes, like we're idiots or something. Like, "uh oh, they made us, we'll have to get rid of that info, so we can continue shortchanging the public without them knowing." That really kinda pisses me off, that they give very nice samples out for review, then release something inferior with same model name. They get in trouble, and just simply remove the incriminating evidence. I mean changing the panel to a completely different one... well that's a totally different monitor then really right?? Like I said, I'm not having any problems, but dam I hate that underhanded kind of crap.
    
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Did you adjust any of the settings or are the colors/brightness/contrast still the default out of the box, RoscoeMcGurk?
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