Monitor Tuning

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Fri Aug 12 20:02:08 GMT 2005

On Aug 12, 2005, at 1:52 PM, Sean wrote:

> My display is not very sharp and I was looking for a few tips that  
> might help to cure things. I tweeked a few things and no luck.  
> Still a soft dull image. Little annoying on the eyes.
> Is anyone running a NEC Multisync XV17+ with an Nvidia 6500 ultra  
> and getting a sharp display?

How old is the monitor?  Maybe it is just wearing out?

Also, you can go into the monitor controls on the monitor itself and  
make certain adjustments that may help.  I have not used this monitor  
so I don't know the details.  But I would guess that the issues are  
HW based and not SW


> Excerpts from my xorg.conf will give you my monitor and graphics card.
> Section "Monitor"
>         #DisplaySize      320   240     # mm
>         Identifier   "Monitor0"
>         VendorName   "NEC"
>         ModelName    "NEC XV17+"
>         HorizSync    31-82
>         VertRefresh  55-100
>         Option      "DPMS"
> EndSection
>         Driver      "nv"
>         VendorName  "nVidia Corporation"
>         BoardName   "6800 ULTRA AGP"
>         BusID       "PCI:5:0:0"
>                 Thanks
>                 Sean
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