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post #11 of 80
coool...
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post #12 of 80
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
I just have to wonder why you'd even want anti-glare removed...
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Originally Posted by hello im sean View Post
hmm benefits? lol its put on there for a reason..

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Originally Posted by PhaedraCorruption View Post
Gentlemen, today I will demonstrate the art of removing the AG(Anti-Glare) layer on your monitor. This will make your monitor incredibly crisp and bright.
Maybe the reason lies within the OP.
post #13 of 80
But now its gonna be like a mirror and reflect everything?
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post #14 of 80
Hmm,
Pros:
Sharper, crisper, brighter image

Cons:
Reflects like there's no tomorrow

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Hmm,
Pros:
Sharper, crisper, brighter image

Cons:
Reflects like there's no tomorrow

:S
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post
But now its gonna be like a mirror and reflect everything?

Not true. As I started in the OP, it makes everything alot brighter, when the monitor is turned on, the light from the monitor destroys all reflections.
post #16 of 80
just incase you want your anti-glare removed =P...

Ya I agree nicer pricture without the anti-glare but I mean I deal with enough glare with Matte screens wouldn't want to imagine what it would look like if I did that =)

I love the rusty knife, must feel great
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post #17 of 80
Looks smexy, however, try opening your blinds and letting the sun in. Not so much profit. lol
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post #18 of 80
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Is there any risk to doing this to a new ASUS monitor I just bought?
Risk only lies in Stupidity =), juding from what he did I would say no, its a fairly simple disassembly, though how he got the first layer to come up so cleanly and what the rusty knife was doing, Idk =D, if it was the paper towel that actually let it lift up so nice then ya should be no risk, if rusty knifes are involved


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Not true. As I started in the OP, it makes everything alot brighter, when the monitor is turned on, the light from the monitor destroys all reflections.
I find that hard to believe if you have a monitor that is facing the sun and matte screen has more then enough trouble reflecting sunlight.
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post #19 of 80
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Two things I might want to mention for anything wanting to replicate this:

1) Make sure to keep the towl/cloth/paper as damp at all times, I would suggest spaying with water every 45-60 mins.

2) When removing AG later, take extra care NOT to remove the polarized layer under it. I would say it's fairly difficult to "accidentally" remove the polarized layer, but if you do, your monitor will cease to display anything UNLESS you are wearing polarized sunglasses.

A rather fun mod to do would be to remove said polarized layer on a laptop and... say... bring it to class, as long as you and only you are wearing polarized glasses, to everybody else, you will just look like you are pretending to work.
post #20 of 80
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Risk only lies in Stupidity =), juding from what he did I would say no, its a fairly simple disassembly, though how he got the first layer to come up so cleanly and what the rusty knife was doing, Idk =D, if it was the paper towel that actually let it lift up so nice then ya should be no risk, if rusty knifes are involved




I find that hard to believe if you have a monitor that is facing the sun and matte screen has more then enough trouble reflecting sunlight.
Well, I never said anything about facing the sun. I'm not sure why anyone would use a non-portable PC monitor facing the sun. I'm just saying that VS matte, the difference is very subtle in terms of glare when the monitor is turned on. When it is off, yes, it is basically a mirror.
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