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MacBook Pro Retina display burn-in?

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  • joekljk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 10, 2012 9:10 PM (in response to Barry Fisher)

    Barry Fisher wrote:

     

    I've seen several people say they had to return their Samsungs because of yellow tints and some had spots and light bleeds. 

     

     

    I have not seen several people say they had a yellow tint with Samsung displays -- this is exactly why I even said anything. I will look through the posts again. I was just trying to see where you were coming from making such a passive agressive comment "enjoy your yellow tinted Samsungs" to people when you had not experienced this personally and to me it looks like the people on this forum who have been lucky enough to get Samsungs have not had this experience. Now seeing your LG has IR, your probably just bitter, but don't take it out on us man take it out on Apple -- the company you adamantly stand behind.

  • joekljk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 10, 2012 9:19 PM (in response to Canuck1970)

    Canuck1970 wrote:

     

    Barry Fisher wrote:

     

    What you describe between the monitors is why you get more accurate white points when you use an external calibration device such as Spyder 4 or the eye 1. 

     

    I agree. My Spyder 4 made a huge difference. It's cool because it lets you toggle back and forth between your previous settings (default in my case) and the new ones. With the old settings, a black and white photo looks a little bit on the sepia-side when compared to the new settings. It's a bit pricey, but worth it if you do any kind of graphic arts related work.

     

    Which Spdyer 4 do you have -- the Pro version? Looking at grabbing one, can you use it on TVs as well?

  • youngmic Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 10, 2012 9:39 PM (in response to mittense)

    Haven't visited this thread in awhile.  What's the latest regarding LG vs. Samsung in new BTO units?  Are people still getting LG screens or is it all Samsung now?  If both, is it mostly Samsung, mostly LG, 50/50, or unknown.

     

    Thinking of ordering and wanted to check in.

     

    Thanks.

  • tkxdev Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 1:57 AM (in response to mittense)

    I am still following this discussion even though I completely gave up on my retina MacBookPro and am using my old 2008 MBP now. The experience I have made so far:

     

    (From 29th June until around Mid-September)

    - 1st rMBP: LG Screen, perfect colors, perfect white, but Image Retention developed after one week.

    - 2nd rMBP: LG Screen, perfect colors, perfect white, Image Retention appeared after one week

    - 2nd rMBP but Screen replaced locally at Apple Store: LG Screen, yellow tint, Image Retention developed after 5 days.

    - 3rd rMBP: SAMSUNG Screen, very pinkish tint, bad colors, but no Image Retention.

     

    After that I gave up and got my money back. I am waiting for an update of the rMBP next year. Good luck to every one here exchanging rMBPs every other week.

     

    PS: Even though many people are infuriated about this issue, I still must say that Apple Care via phone here in Europe never made a problem with exchanging or refunding, they were very polite and quick to respond. I don't think other manufacturers would let you exchange a product this often.

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    Oct 11, 2012 3:23 AM (in response to youngmic)

    I just purchased on 10/11 at local Apple store and got the LSNxxxx display. If you buy at store they will let you check the displays make. Can anyone tell me how to find my MBP build date? I will post it when I figur it out. This may help to see if Apple stop using the LG's

  • Tadziak Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 3:49 AM (in response to Motorcyclerider12)

    Motorcyclerider12 wrote:

     

    I just purchased on 10/11 at local Apple store and got the LSNxxxx display. If you buy at store they will let you check the displays make. Can anyone tell me how to find my MBP build date? I will post it when I figur it out. This may help to see if Apple stop using the LG's

    Just open this website:
    http://www.appleserialnumberinfo.com/

     

    And  input your serial number in the top-right box. Please, post your build week and the number of built machine

  • Leoul Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 3:50 AM (in response to Motorcyclerider12)

    @Motorcyclerider12 Congra to have the Samsung display. But how do they let you check the display make? By opening the boxes and running the command or is there a special application to use serial no. of the device?

  • apl235 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 5:21 AM (in response to Tadziak)

    Tadziak wrote:

     

    And what is your production nr - according to appleserialinfo website? Mine is:

    Production Nr.:

     

    - This unit was number 1169 to be built that week.

    Mine is

     

    "This unit was number 1338 to be built that week."

     

    Not sure how to interpret the information on this site. I know it's a week off from Chipmunk. But it also says it's a 2.3 GHz processor, when it's a 2.6 GHz. Maybe they lump the two speeds together as one. And it says that the OS is Lion, when it came with Mountain Lion. Maybe Lion is just the default value, and they can't actually determine what the real OS level was. But if these things are just default values or are otherwise incorrect, it makes you wonder why their build number would be correct.

     

    For the replacement system coming to me, it says it was a week 41 system (Chipmunk says week 40), and it was number 325 to be built that week. That system is stuck in Newark right now, but is scheduled for delivery tomorrow. My first system was delivered a week early. It went straight from Shanghai to Memphis without the layover in Anchorage. THAT was great "logistics".

  • Sound Evolution Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 5:30 AM (in response to apl235)

    Mine is also delivered tomorrow and is build the same week and is number 330. So only 5 ahead of yours

     

    apl235 wrote:

     

    Tadziak wrote:

     

    And what is your production nr - according to appleserialinfo website? Mine is:

    Production Nr.:

     

    - This unit was number 1169 to be built that week.

     

     

     

     

    For the replacement system coming to me, it says it was a week 41 system (Chipmunk says week 40), and it was number 325 to be built that week. That system is stuck in Newark right now, but is scheduled for delivery tomorrow.

  • Christopher Wall Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 5:38 AM (in response to joekljk)

    I would like to know the Spyder model also, as I look on Amazon they range from $140 - $550 depending on which version (pro - studio).

  • frocco Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 5:59 AM (in response to anthonyvallone)

    End of first week, LG with no IR.

    I need to make a dicision on exchanging or hoping for the best.

     

    My main concern is if it gets IR, but not enough that apple would repair it.

  • DomdiDom Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 6:27 AM (in response to frocco)

    For those that want to buy into Apple's logic about this IR being "normal" or a "feature" and "awesome" has anyone asked them why then is it not an awsome normal feature right out of the box? I mean I've only read 1-2 posts from people saying they had IR right away and for most it takes weeks and some people don't have it at all. So according to Apple's logic of the silly. People with Samsungs, should be returning their notebooks because they don't have the awesome normal feature of IR. No?

  • Canuck1970 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 6:47 AM (in response to joekljk)

    Spyder 4 Pro.

  • joekljk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 8:37 AM (in response to Canuck1970)

    Nice, I ended up going with the i1Display Pro and $50 rebate.

  • Dave Z Level 1 Level 1 (60 points)
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    Oct 11, 2012 9:45 AM (in response to DomdiDom)

    DomdiDom wrote:

     

    For those that want to buy into Apple's logic about this IR being "normal" or a "feature" and "awesome" has anyone asked them why then is it not an awsome normal feature right out of the box?

     

    Careful. You're starting to use sound logic and sober judgment.

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