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Old May 17, 2012, 12:54 PM   #276
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this is my first replacement and I got a yellow tint ipad ( whole screen )

Serial number: DKVHM-----------
Name: iPad 3
Group1: iPad
Group2: WiFi-4G
Generation: 3
Machine Model: iPad3,2
Model introduced: 2012
Production year: 2012
Production week: 18 (May)
introduced test: GOED
CPU speed: 1.0GHz
Family name: A1430
Screen size: 9 inch
Screen resolution: 2048x1536 pixels
Colour: Black
Capacity: 64GB
Factory: DK (Refurbished)

what does this mean "refurbished" ? i didn't get. And can I call for a replacement again ?
The whole screen, not yellow patches/spots/blotches?

How yellow? Is it a warmer off-white or quite yellow as in a coffee stained look?

If it's the whole screen then I'd say it's not defective but just how it is. Some people prefer the 'warmer' screens to the cooler blue screens as they're not as harsh on the eyes.
I've heard Sharp and LG are now doing screens for the iPad 3, not just Samsung. I wonder who are the 'culprits' for the yellower screens?
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Old May 17, 2012, 02:58 PM   #277
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The whole screen, not yellow patches/spots/blotches?

How yellow? Is it a warmer off-white or quite yellow as in a coffee stained look?

If it's the whole screen then I'd say it's not defective but just how it is. Some people prefer the 'warmer' screens to the cooler blue screens as they're not as harsh on the eyes.
I've heard Sharp and LG are now doing screens for the iPad 3, not just Samsung. I wonder who are the 'culprits' for the yellower screens?
A warmer. Feeling like playing lotto, should I stop playing this ? Cause I am not satisfied with yellowish .
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Old May 18, 2012, 01:33 AM   #278
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Though I know it is difficult but not impossible. Does anyone know the one's starting with serial "DY" who is making the Display Panels for the iPad units coming out of this factory ?
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Old May 18, 2012, 02:00 AM   #279
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My iPad has the worst angle of view that I've ever seen. I always see half the screen as green.. Is that normal?
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Old May 22, 2012, 04:26 PM   #280
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Name: iPad 3
Group1: iPad
Group2: WiFi-4G
Generation: 3
Machine Model: iPad3,2
Model introduced: 2012
Production year: 2012
Production week: 10 (March)
introduced test: GOED
CPU speed: 1.0GHz
Family name: A1430
Screen size: 9 inch
Screen resolution: 2048x1536 pixels
Colour: Black
Capacity: 32GB
Factory: DL (China - Foxconn)


Compared to iPad 2 it is a little yellow, but I guess that is due to higher resolution screen. The screen is fairly even color, slightly more yellow in some spots, not noticeable unless you look hard for it.
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Old May 22, 2012, 11:30 PM   #281
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Name: iPad 3
Group1: iPad
Group2: WiFi-4G
Generation: 3
Machine Model: iPad3,2
Model introduced: 2012
Production year: 2012
Production week: 10 (March)
introduced test: GOED
CPU speed: 1.0GHz
Family name: A1430
Screen size: 9 inch
Screen resolution: 2048x1536 pixels
Colour: Black
Capacity: 32GB
Factory: DL (China - Foxconn)


Compared to iPad 2 it is a little yellow, but I guess that is due to higher resolution screen. The screen is fairly even color, slightly more yellow in some spots, not noticeable unless you look hard for it.
Yep, this is pretty much me as well. Color temp is a little bit warm, but fine. Pretty uniform screen otherwise. Mine is a week 1, also manufactured at the DL factory.
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Old May 23, 2012, 12:13 AM   #282
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Join Date: May 2012
Name: iPad 3
Group1: iPad
Group2: WiFi-4G
Generation: 3
Machine Model: iPad3,2
Model introduced: 2012
Production year: 2012
Production week: 16 (April)
introduced test: GOED
CPU speed: 1.0GHz
Family name: A1430
Screen size: 9 inch
Screen resolution: 2048x1536 pixels
Colour: White
Capacity: 64GB
Factory: DM (China - Foxconn)

No problem with the screen.
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Old May 23, 2012, 02:41 AM   #283
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Serial number: DMPHM4Y0DJ8V (cleaned up from 'Dmphm4y0dj8v')
Name: iPad 3
Model Number: A1416
Group1: iPad
Group2: WiFi
Generation: 3
Machine Model: iPad3,1
Production week: 18 (May)
introduced test: GOED
CPU speed: 1.0GHz
Colour: Black
Capacity: 64GB
Factory: DM (China - Foxconn)

Screen is perfect, ordered from the Apple Store online. Seems the DM factory is having the least amount of problem screens. Though this is going to be extremely hard to determine exactly where the problem children are coming from because everyone's idea of a perfect screen is going to be different as well, what is great to one person might look like crap to another.
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