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Weird problem with new VE247H

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When I first got the monitor(VE247H) and hooked it up, it started up right away, but did something weird. The screen looked a little darker on one corner, and then went black. Without a "no signal" error, and the light stayed blue which turns orange when in standby.

I had to turn it off and try it again. On start up, it was clear, then the corner went dark again, and it went black again. I had to turn it off, then on like 6 or 7 times. After that, it worked fine even after being turned off for a while.

The other day I hooked up my PS3 to it, and I tipped the monitor pretty much onto its face to plug it in. Then I got the same problem as before, but with both bottom corners dark. I had to turn it on/off 5 or 6 times, and a good smack, to get it to straighten out. Its been fine since.



EDIT: no, I was not shinning any light on/at it. Thats the way it looked. Blackberry camera.

So what I need to know:
1. Is this common
2. Is it bad to tip the monitor, or even pick it up upside-down
3. Is it a bad sign of things to come
4. Is it a RMA candidate
5. Does everybody like burritos, or just me??

Thanks for any clues or help.
Edited by goodtobeking - 1/29/11 at 8:21pm
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post #2 of 5
smack!....mmmm u have a false contact for sure.
if it have warranty send it back
post #3 of 5
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I just bought it a week or so ago. So it better have warranty still. I was hoping it was a "break-in" thing. But I guess not. Thanks for the reply Reload.

Any other opinions, or is this a general opinion.
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Thinking about RMAing this monitor, but I really dont want to. Anyone else have any opinions on what to do??
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Ok, I RMAed the monitor. After getting stuck in shipping for almost 10 days, they decided to give me a refund. Now I have a even bigger problem. I bought it using a prepaid gift card, that I had already spent and now I cant find the old card. Newegg has said that they already made the refund, and I need to contact my bank, where I got the card.

Now, assuming I can get my money back, anyone recommend a good monitor for about $160-180 bucks?? I would prefer ASUS, but honestly want the best LED monitor I can get, at around 22"-24"+. Any good recommendations, and I will give out some cookies that you can look at.

EDIT: Here is this monitor, although it is slightly smaller. But is the same price they refunded me after the promo code. Should I just get this if I can get the money before the sale expires??

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236117
Edited by goodtobeking - 2/16/11 at 6:47pm
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