LCD Monitor Ghosting

  donki 20:33 25 Dec 07

Ive been asked to look at a friends monitor, there is a ghosting effect happenen and i cant seem to get rid of it. Ive tried the monitor on another pc and it works fine on it at, like wise ive tried another monitor on the with the original and it works to. Any ideas?

  Technotiger 20:45 25 Dec 07

Ghosting effect could be down to incorrect Frame Rate, or could be due to Video card. I guess this is more obvious when playing games!

  donki 11:40 26 Dec 07

Any other ideas?

  Technotiger 11:50 26 Dec 07

It might help others to help you, if you could provide answers to the following ...

Monitor Type/Make/Model ?
What OS ?
Desktop or Laptop ?
Is the ghosting showing all the time ?
If not all the time, what is being done (games or other) when ghosting occurs ?
Using Mouse or Joystick/Pad ?
Does it happen for instance when using Word or similar, or when using email program ?

and any other relevant information you can think of!

  donki 12:09 26 Dec 07

1 Monitor make: Acer P223W
Showing on windows desktop and all txt, dunno about games cause there is non on the computer.
THEre does appear to be ghosting on videos and pictures thou.
GFX card is Sapphire X1650 Pro AGP.

  Technotiger 12:40 26 Dec 07

Hmm, this is an extract from a Review of that monitor, and from this it would seem that some ghosting is to be expected ...

"Fortunately, contrast was handled better in our game and film tests. There was still slightly less detail in dark areas than we would have liked, but it wasn't too problematic. Ghosting was minimal, which should be expected considering the low response time, and the sharpness and colour accuracy seen in previous tests were again evident here. Black levels were quite good, although not the best we've seen."

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