Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Notebooks > MacBook Air

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old Nov 16, 2012, 07:23 PM   #1
japanime
macrumors 65816
 
japanime's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Japan
2012 MBA | External display problem

I recently purchased two MBAs for my company. One is a 2011 11-inch, the other a 2012 11-inch.

They are running side-by-side in our office, and are connected via HDMI to identical Mitsubishi external monitors.

The monitor connected to the 2011 model looks great — the contrast, colors and everything seem perfect.

The monitor connected to the 2012 model looks terrible — washed out colors, brightness and contrast levels that seem "flat." Also, sometimes when awaking from sleep, the external screen is completely blown out — practically white (even though the desktop "picture" that we use is a solid dark gray color).

At first, I figured it was the external monitors (or perhaps the HDMI cables). So, I swapped monitors and cables between the two MBAs.

Same result.

Has anyone here noticed the same thing between the video output of a 2011 model vs the 2012? Or do I have a bad 2012 on my hands?

Thanks in advance for any feedback.
__________________
Put Manga University in your pocket get our free iPhone app!
japanime is offline   0 Reply With Quote

 
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Notebooks > MacBook Air

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weird color issue MBA 2012 (external display) KimHansenDK MacBook Air 7 May 11, 2013 03:31 PM
2012 mba blue tint display tim100 MacBook Air 12 Feb 24, 2013 05:22 PM
2012 MBA with Thunderbolt display? crashwins MacBook Air 6 Jan 7, 2013 10:02 PM
2012 mba with 27" Apple display sh4ne Mac Peripherals 0 Jul 27, 2012 08:42 PM
MBA 2012 display manufacturer? bp1000 MacBook Air 3 Jun 25, 2012 07:13 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC