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Apple Training Series: Desktop and Portable Systems, Second Edition by Peachpit Press

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Troubleshooting LCDs

LCDs have far fewer user-adjustable parts than CRT displays. There is no electron gun or grids to adjust via software or hardware.

Because of this relative simplicity, troubleshooting an LCD is limited to verifying that it is correctly connected to a known-good video source, making adjustments using physical and software controls as described on the previous pages, and following the techniques discussed in this section.

Color Calibration

Customers may complain that their display's colors are “off”—not realistic, not what they expected, not matching a printed output, and so on. The colors you perceive on a display are affected by many factors, including ambient light, wall colors, the position and angle of the display, and ...

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