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I think my U2311H has some backlight problems...

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So I am no expert when it comes to monitors but I don't think this should be happening...



The bleeding in the bottom left is bugging the crap out of me. Whenever there is something dark in that corner like Lightroom or the letterbox in a movie, that shows up, and it is really distracting. Even with all the lights on in my room, and the brightness at 30, i can still see it.

Would Dell let me get an RMA for just the bleeding?
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post #2 of 7
My U2410 does the exact same thing, bugs the hell out of me. I'd like to know if they're all supposed to be like this.

(turning on dynamic contrast actually helped with that though)
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post #3 of 7
This was one of the few issues with the u23/u24 models. As long as you have it under warranty, I believe it's covered because it's not the first post about this, or returning one.

Not all models or revisions have the problem and for the most part, the newer revisions shouldn't have that problem. But that's not to say that a newer revision would have this problem also.

Have you tried any color correction software / adjusting? That may/may not help at all also.
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Thanks for the replies. I have read about people using the dynamic contrast to help but that option is grayed out on mine. And i have messed around with every setting i can think of and nothing helps. I also just discovered that if i squeeze the lower bezel under where it's bleeding, the bleeding darkens slightly.

I will probably just give them a call in a few days if it's still bugging me and see about getting a replacement.
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post #5 of 7
Dell is great with monitor replacements. If you decide to RMA it, they'll overnight you a new one in advance. Of course there's no guarantee the new one won't have the same issue. I've been lucky so far.
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They didn't overnight it to me. Still waiting
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spandy87 View Post
They didn't overnight it to me. Still waiting
Really? They offered to overnight my U2311H last month, free of charge.
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