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Display of MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Antiglare is absolute dark!

2271 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 26, 2009 12:12 AM by Paulchen2000 RSS
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Feb 24, 2009 11:41 PM
Hi folks,

yesterday I received my 17" MacBook Pro Antiglare Unibody. The Display is so dark - it is out of question! I have the direct comparison between a 15" Unibody, the new 17" Unibody and a 24" LED Cinemadisplay.

Could anybody tell me how to post pictures here in the forum? I took some.

One more point: while pressing the Brightnessbutton on the 15" I registered 16 clear steps; pressing Brightness on the 17" there are only 3 clear steps and some tiny steps to increase the Brightness.

It seems so that the screen dimming funktion of the book is also not working well.

Ideas?

Paulchen
MBP 17" Antiglare Unibody + MBP 15" Unibody, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
  • Jason Harder Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Feb 25, 2009 4:23 AM (in response to Paulchen2000)
    ... and then post the links. AFAIK it's the only way around here; no inline images.

    You should try to deactivate automatic screen dimming.

    If it's as bad as you're saying, your unit is probably broken. For reference: http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=7165830&postcount=37


    Jason
    G5 Quad[rophenia], Mac OS X (10.5.6)
  • MuddyBulldog Level 2 Level 2 (215 points)
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    Feb 25, 2009 12:33 PM (in response to Paulchen2000)
    Paulchen2000 wrote:
    Do you know how to stop the automatic dimming?

    System Preferences -> Displays -> Automatically adjust brightness as ambient light changes
    UMBP 17" 2.66Ghz/4.0GiB/320GB; MB 2.0Ghz/4.0GiB/500GB, TV; iPod Classic 6G 80GB; iPod Touch 2G 8GB

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