From: Bruce Markowitz (scosgt_at_worldnet.att.net)
Date: Fri Apr 02 1999 - 18:35:57 EST
Send it back!
Anything more than around 12 will get you a new screen!
Ryan Hung wrote:
> Has anybody else had the experience of having literally hundreds of stuck
> pixels in regions of their LCD? My TP600 (41U, 13.3" active matrix) has
> developed stuck pixels of every color on the middle portion of the screen,
> spanning an area of about 10 square centimeters. You don't see them on a
> white background, obviously, but with a black background, they are visible
> (though scattered and not that prominent until one moves a dark image on the
> screen). I was thinking maybe it could be attributed to use, but while I do
> use the laptop quite a lot (in most of my classes, for example, as well as
> at home), I have automatic screen shutoff at 3 minutes of inactivity. So
> the actual time that the LCD has been on isn't that high.
> I've tried wiping the screen with a damp lens cloth, with no effect on those
> pixels. Slight pressure to the screen (either in front or behind) doesn't
> change them either. I know I checked the LCD thoroughly (including
> full-screen black and color checks) when I first got the machine, and it
> certainly didn't have all those stuck pixels back in August 1998.
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