Horizontal lines indicate a defective LCD panel (screen). I see these faint, horizontal lines that run across the screen... they're really barely noticeable, but I know on my Windows log on screen with the blue background, I can see them pretty clearly. I have horizontal lines that scan my monitor whenever i play a game. This could also be indicator of an issue with the panel of the display. I have two VG248QE's and neither have a problem like that at 60hz. » Check out the /r/monitors Wiki for guides and more! Below are some tips on how to stop getting these lines. Horizontal lines scaning my monitor display, please help Hi. (Optional) Image Link: Picture. http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-Custom-Resolution-Utility-CRU?page=177 (the top picture). The Line is at the exact locaton, the top line of the Download Bar. TV Technician: Aric , Technician replied 4 years ago Possibly, however very thin and faint lines have a GOOD chance of being caused by the T-con and not the LCD panel. I guess since it is on your second monitor it isn't too bad. They're mainly visible on dark colors. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. 30 Jan 2013 at 10:54 #6. illuz. TV Technician: Aric , Technician replied 4 years ago Possibly, however very thin and faint lines have a GOOD chance of being caused by the T-con and not the LCD panel. If the displayport cable doesn't fix the problem, RMA the monitor. I've noticed that the visibility of them is not constant and they can occupy more or less area. The back of the monitor displays the connector as DVI-D. Odds are very strong that the line comes from the panel itself, and that you need to RMA the monitor. Current Monitor Model Name: Dell S2716DG manufactured in December 2015, warranty expired last year. Modern computer monitors, typically LCD displays, offer high-definition images and a sleek form factor. Trust. I see these faint, horizontal it so I could plug my monitor in. I guess a good example would be watch a tv news program when the tv camera shows a tv in a house you usually don't see a picture just a horizontal line rolliing. However I have noticed some faint grey lines that run horizontally across the screen. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 14293 on r2-app-0e8c2d33040dd1dc2 at 2020-12-03 01:17:19.053974+00:00 running a42a821 country code: TR. What do experts recommend? [–]Fathomer_[S] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). The GPU temp goes up to around 42C while I can see them pretty clearly.I just put in a new video card a couple weeks ago.Have you tried changing the resolution and the refresh rate?QuoteATI Radeon HD 5670I was planning on getting one of those, hopefully that is not the problem. Discussion in 'Monitors' started by Amidar, 30 Jan 2013. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Lines on an LCD can appear sporadically, at random places on the screen, and for what appears to be for no reason at all. Show only OP | 30 Jan 2013 at 08:55 #1. Thus, resulting that line to appear on the screen. Seems CDP-Red need to patch this. Black Screen with small white line while booting up computer, Booting Computer Looses Power Immediately Making a Faint Crack Sound Then Continues To Boot Normally. RECOMMENDED:If you have Windows errors then it's highly recommended that you download and install this Windows Repair Tool. I can see everything fine, its just annoying. The Line is at the exact locaton, the top line of the Download Bar. [–]OwenTheTyley 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (2 children). I just got this new G75WV-BBK5 less than a month ago, and I'm having an issue with the screen I noticed these small lines on the default desktop wallpaper, but I assumed they were normal (from compression of the image or something). I would RMA the screen instantly if the displayport cable does not fully fix the problem. You can see a faint horizontal line just above the tip of the cursor Most likely, you have purchased a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) monitor based on Sony's Trinitron technology. How can I resolve this. I have a 21in LCD monitor( made by LG) attached to my computer via analog cables. I appreciate the response. If you see one or just a few horizontal lines on LED/LCD TV one possible cause that might be repairable is a bad contact in the connection between the LCD screen and the printed circuit board that drives the rows of LCD image pixels. Check the video cables. Discussion in 'Monitors' started by Amidar, 30 Jan 2013. I was thinking it might be the PSU, but I dont have another one to test. Joined: 27 Apr 2012 I will probably just put up with it, it's not that big of an issue to bother with an RMA. I have tried using an HDMI cable which did fix the issue however my monitor is 144hz so I need display port for that. Typically, the number of lines seen depends on the monitor size: < 17" 1 line 17-21" 2 lines > 21" 3 lines Check out the /r/monitors Wiki for guides and more! Edit Here's a picture of them on the Ctrl-Alt-Delete screen: Image If this is the case then you may need to request an RMA. You should probably take out your monitor chassis and check all of the solder points to make sure that everything is making a good connection. Rendered by PID 14293 on r2-app-0e8c2d33040dd1dc2 at 2020-12-03 01:17:19.053974+00:00 running a42a821 country code: TR. With that being said I still don't know what the problem is. Just got the displayport cable, it didn't fix the issue at 144hz sadly. Faint grey horizontal lines across new monitor. It was my secondary monitor, using a display port cable. There's a faint white horizontal line on my ASUS VS248H-P 24". My cable should be here tomorrow so I will update you with me being either really happy or annoyed. I had Netflix playing on my screen and just closed my laptop instead of putting it to sleep first. this is not a board failure, but a panel issue. BenQ XL2411T Faint Horizontal Lines Across The Screen. http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-Custom-Resolution-Utility-CRU?page=177. [–]falkentyne 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). This thread will be re-posted weekly to insure fresh discussion and advice. Fast way to fix vertical or horizontal lines on lcd tv-s It really works! 12 Why does my monitor have 1/2/3 faint horizontal lines on it? I tried google it but didn’t find anything. It's a 900w PSU. Show only OP | 30 Jan 2013 at 08:55 #1. Sorry! [–]OwenTheTyley 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (4 children). I mean the horizontal line interference was very faint compared to what I had to deal with my own monitor. It's not an issue of screen tearing, it's just some faint light horizontal lines. Hi, so I got my new monitor last week, I'm really happy with it so far. Users reported that they see vertical lines on monitor and are unable to view anything on their display. (self.Monitors). I'll … One of my two VG248's show them faintly at 120hz and more strongly at 144hz, while the second one only shows it in lightboost. Hey everyone... again I just wanted to ask about something I've been noticing with my LCD monitor. Mine also stopped at the halfway point. I hope this information is good enough. I had an asus VN248H-P that had this issue. It brings me great shame, I'm sorry, to say that I never actually fixed it :/ and instead just live with it. Can't find an option for g-sync in control panel. Relocate any electronic devices around your monitor. which is shown by the horizontal arrow pointing to the direction->Right. If that line changes or disappears it is a failed bond. Get a good quality DVI-D. Should have a bunch of pins inside and a horizontal metal line next to the pins. If someone could give me some suggestions of how to fix this that would be great. When I opened it this morning, it had the black lines across the screen. **like I said no regrets on getting that new PSU but yea help is appreciated I hope this information is good enough. Sorry for the bad quality of image, but you can see the lines, also I changed my cursor to black to see if the lines were on top of it and it doesn't seem like they are. BenQ MOBIUZ EX2710 arrived yesterday, I love it a lot. I'm just hoping that I won't need to RMA, it can be a real pain sometimes. So a DVI-D Dual Link shall do. I've switched from DVI to HDMI and the problem still persists. I’ve seen ‘em for many many years on tvs and monitors but idk how are they called and what causes them. to get testing going I have a Samsung E2220 display that runs at 1080p on 60hz on a … TroubleshootingFaint grey horizontal lines across new monitor. which is shown by the horizontal arrow pointing to the direction->Right. Faint horizontal lines across monitor display. Try it! 5) No Low-Quality Joke/Meme Posts Allowed. Turn your monitor off and on again. News article, [troubleshooting], [help], etc. JavaScript is disabled. How to resolve Ez debug VGA problem - solid white led? » Professional Color Calibration Tool Reviews and Recommendations, » Lightboost Hack for Supported Monitors How-To, » Monitor Debezeling Guide (by zerobahamut @ OCN), • Ultrawide Resolution Monitors (21:9, 1080/1440 variants), • /r/monitorsnews - For news about Monitors, • /r/buildapc - PC Building Community Resource, • /r/buildapcmonitors - Monitor Purchasing Advice, • /r/ultrawidemasterrace - Subreddit for 21:9 & wider monitors. This includes radios, fans, clocks and telephones. The difference is, those scanlines are always -evenly- spaced and completely uniform in pattern. You must log in or register to reply here. Rolling faint horizontal lines on Public View Monitors HELP! Hi, so I got my new monitor last week, I'm really happy with it so far. Sorry I couldn't be of more help! Professional Color Calibration Tool Reviews and Recommendations, Lightboost Hack for Supported Monitors How-To, Monitor Debezeling Guide (by zerobahamut @ OCN), Ultrawide Resolution Monitors (21:9, 1080/1440 variants), /r/buildapc - PC Building Community Resource, /r/buildapcmonitors - Monitor Purchasing Advice, /r/ultrawidemasterrace - Subreddit for 21:9 & wider monitors, /r/bapcsalescanada - Sales Reddit for Canada, /r/bapcsalesaustralia - Sales Reddit for Australia. that is from the Benq XL2720Z when running with a high vertical total tweak (the bottom one is without the VT tweak). They don't seem to be organised in any way (some grouped up and some further apart), they stop around the half-way point and are especially noticeable on dark backgrounds (especially grey but weirdly they are barely noticeable on fully black backgrounds). I tried to shut down and restart but they are still there. I ended up returning it. Other advice threads will be removed. Hey guys, new Odyssey G7 32" owner here. The darker the image, the darker the shadow. Question: Q: Black Horizontal Lines on MacbookPro Screen. More than likely one of the solder joints somewhere in this section is cold or broken. My displayport cable should be here by Tuesday so I will update you on it then. It's only noticeable on some color gradients. However I have noticed some faint grey lines that run horizontally across the screen. I have tried the monitor at different refresh rates, this seems to somewhat effect the darkness of the lines, at 60 hz they appear a darker grey. If there are vertical or horizontal lines on the screen it could mean that the refresh rate on your display needs to be changed. Other than that, I'm not really sure. Horizontal lines are almost exclusively caused by failed Gate drivers on the panel. As I've said before, it isn't screen tearing. Mobster. This is how they usually look like: It's only noticeable on some color gradients. Monitor Lizards do not qualify as "Monitor" related. Thank you. Your monitor likely uses a Sony Trinitron picture tube. A thin horizontal line is usually indicative of a problem with the vertical section of your monitor chassis. Its not like a solid line … 4) Links with affiliate or referral codes will be removed from /r/Monitors. very faint and hard to notice, but i'm anal and i noticed them. Thankyou for the reply, I think that will be my last resort. Try it! 2) Purchase Advice/Recommendations are limited to the pinned/stickied thread. and join one of thousands of communities. • /r/battlestations - Show off your gear! It made the monitor look like it had problems but really it was the light in combo with the monitor. Motherboard stuck on white VGA light, New Gaming and Home Office System (white style, budget up to 3.000 €). [SIZE=3][FONT=verdana] So I just built my new comp and I notice these very subtle line/waves going up and down the screen or maybe jittering in position. Edit 2 I just got my displayport cable and once I changed the monitor to 144hz from 60hz the lines are still there, I guess I will have to put up with it or RMA the monitor, Thanks for the replies. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Thus, resulting that line to appear on the screen. Faint horizontal lines across monitor display. If you see one or just a few horizontal lines on LED/LCD TV one possible cause that might be repairable is a bad contact in the connection between the LCD screen and the printed circuit board that drives the rows of LCD image pixels. Discussion Horizontal Lines on Acer monitor Author Date within 1 day 3 days 1 week 2 weeks 1 month 2 months 6 months 1 year of Examples: Monday, today, last week, Mar 26, 3/26/04 I've switched from DVI to HDMI and the problem still persists. What to do when there are strange horizontal lines on the screen and new boards don't fix it. Should the line be unchanged it is the actual gate driver for that region which has failed. What are these patches/clouds called? use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Home of the computer component that you see most. My first instinct was to find out how to degauss this monitor. but apparently you can't on this thing. I posted in screens as well not knowing if its a projector install issue or screen material issue or something else. You can see a faint horizontal line just above the tip of the cursor Most likely, you have purchased a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) monitor based on Sony's Trinitron technology. My guess is to try an HDMI or display port cable, and a different port of your GPU. I tested the monitor using hdmi rather than dvi-d and the lines were gone, so I've ordered myself a displayport cable and hopefully that will be fine too. Faint horizontal line at the top of my screen about a half inch from the top that is especially evident when the image is white, but not when it is black. Try to have a minimum distance of 1 metre between the monitor and electronic devices. Recently, we have received some reports from users who had trouble viewing content on their display. [–]RenFerd 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (3 children). Amidar. so I just noticed this super thin and faint white line going across the top of my monitor this happened to my last monitor so i assume it's some sort of defect (although I had that monitor for like 4 years at that point, this one isn't even a year old) i've already tried rebooting my monitor… [–]Fathomer_[S] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (2 children). I have a 60hz monitor, and I make sure to be vsynced at 60. You absolutely should NOT have them at 60hz under any circumstances and definitely not in that erratic pattern. to get testing going This includes radios, fans, clocks and telephones. I lowered the gamma on Rise of Immortals to show you more clearly) (second video was recorded using camtasia) (white) Horizontal flickering lines on monitor -Video of an example of what I mean -Video of my settings on Nvidia (and a brief anomaly) I believe the problem that I am getting is shown in this video in particular @ 1:20. There are two sets of these faint aberrations that slowly traverse the screen from bottom to top, taking about 8 seconds or so... then it repeats. 2) If post it is for trouble shooting please list: all system specs, displays, display connection types, associated software. Try to have a minimum distance of 1 metre between the monitor and electronic devices. LCD/LED Monitor: 1. That said, there are other variables that can lead to vertical and horizontal lines on other system types regardless of size or model. My card was a NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000, and it just simply couldn't handle the higher resolution of my new monitor. How can I resolve this. It works perfectly aside from some very faint rolling lines that go up the screen from the bottom. Recently, however, I notices lines on my screen while playing a game, and then started looking for them. If your monitor is plugged into a power board, try plugging your monitor directly into a power socket. Amidar. Is there a … £10 ought to be enough but keep an eye on reviews. New Build: No display being detected. If they never show on the external monitor, there may be a problem with the video cable between the motherboard and the LCD screen, the video cable connections at either end (motherboard or screen) or the LCD screen itself. I can see the horizontal lines only on darker colors like grey, dark-green etc. Then when you're in the Witcher make sure you have Vsync on. What does it mean when you guys say a monitor can "scales down to 4k" at 1440p?? 1) Please be respectful to others at all times. Fast way to fix vertical or horizontal lines on lcd tv-s It really works! Issue: Faint horizontal line at the top of my screen about a half inch from the top that is especially evident when the image is white, but not when it is black. These monitors use an aperture grill instead of a shadow mask , and the aperture grill causes the lines. BenQ XL2411T Faint Horizontal Lines Across The Screen. Thankyou for the really detailed answer. Don't get one off of Amazon for £2 but don't get one for £60 either. I definitely do use vsync. Ex. None of the ports are workingon my monitor. For the last week or so, my monitor has horizontal shadows or lines across the screen. If your monitor is plugged into a power board, try plugging your monitor directly into a power socket. Wherever there is an image, a faint line continues across the screen. Horizontal lines indicate a defective LCD panel (screen). 7) Content must be related to Monitors. (somone let me know plz) anyway just today i noticed I have some horizontal lines going across it. You can see that your lines come in strange pairs and spacings, so that is a defect and not the "High refresh rate" / accelerated scanout (Lightboost mode) issue with that panel. LED LCD TV repair for LG, Sanyo, Panasonic TVs with sound but no picture, half screen, lines on screen, distorted picture. Modern computer monitors, typically LCD displays, offer high-definition images and a sleek form factor. Joined: 15 Jun 2003 Posts: 2,444 Location: Darlington. There's a faint white horizontal line on my ASUS VS248H-P 24". Fun with LED Matrices on the Pi Cast at 1:30 PM Eastern!! Wise Guy. I've had this issue before, and IIRC it's to down with data compression and interpolation along some types of cables. Thank you!<. Thought I may share my experience with flicker. Software version: 1009.3 - Windows HDR On - Tarkov Launcher over Gradient Background. cheboksary - June 3rd, 2015. Replaced it with an ASUS Radeon 9550 and the lines have disappeared !! As suggested in other comments, try another cable type. Should I ask for a replacement, risking to get another monitor with the same issue (as it happened to people in the linked threads) or return and ask for the money back and get some other model? • /r/buildapcsales - Sales Reddit for USA, • /r/bapcsalescanada - Sales Reddit for Canada, • /r/buildapcsalesuk - Sales Reddit for UK, • /r/bapcsalesaustralia - Sales Reddit for Australia, >Please mark your post with one of these flairs below once your submission has been made. ... faint horizontal grey lines Found even more people reporting the grey line problem: Trolling and Insults will earn you a ban. Trinitron 1 tubes can be recognized because they are curved only in the horizontal plane, but are flat vertically. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. No other settings changed OOTB. HI, Try connecting an external monitor to your laptop and see if the lines are displayed on it as well. The VG248's are known to start showing faint horizontal "scanlines" when running in Lightboost (3d vision2) mode or sometimes at 144hz refresh rate. I'd exchange it. These monitors use an aperture grill instead of a shadow mask , and the aperture grill causes the lines. Also, in the game being completely still has these faint, ghostly lines scrolling upwards on the screen, sort of like old style analogue/terrestrial TVs not being properly tuned into a TV channel. I can give more pictures if need be, but you can see a faint horizontal line at the top about 10 pixels in height. Here I shall discuss how you can troubleshoot if you see vertical or horizontal lines on the monitor. Thanks for the reply, What cable did you have the problem with and what fixed your issue? RE: Faint horizontal grey lines on 4k monitor DELL P2415Q Yes, I ran testing and the lines were visible on all colors, although they are most visible on white, like I said. I have also tried using different resolutions to 1920 x 1080, all the ones I have tried (randomly selected) have not solved the problem. I had the same problem, my monitor is a Chimei CMV 938D, which is an excellent monitor, but my graphics card was the problem.