Monitor Tuning

Sean rsh.lists at
Sun Aug 21 13:24:34 GMT 2005

Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Friday, 12 August 2005 at 15:52:13 -0400, 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?
>>Excerpts from my xorg.conf will give you my monitor and graphics card.
> Others have said this already, but to clarify: adjusting the monitor
> parameters may enable you to get higher resolution or less flicker,
> but they're unlikely to make it sharper unless they were previously
> out of the operating range.  Nowadays that's seldom, since monitors
> will just refuse to operate out of spec.
> Your monitor may be old, but that doesn't mean in itself that it's
> worn out.  I'm still using an Eizo (Nanao) monitor made in 1989.  It's
> no longer the best, but it still works.
> Greg
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Thanks Greg

I will play with settings further.


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