External display is blue with Macbook Pro?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by snh628, Mar 3, 2006.

  1. snh628 macrumors newbie

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    Mar 18, 2005
    #1
    Hi there,

    I was wondering if anyone out there is using a Macbook pro with an external display. I have a Samsung LCD tv/monitor that I used with my Powerbook as an external display with no problems. With the Macbook, it seems like everything has a blue tinge on the external display. When I use it as a tv, I don't have this blue tinge though. What could the problem be? Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks!

    ETA: I've tried using another color profile and doing a manual calibration, but that doesn't seem to work!
     
  2. mmmcheese macrumors 6502a

    mmmcheese

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    Feb 17, 2006
    #2
    Check your monitor cable for bent pins and/or shorts. If one of the wires for one of the colours is broken (likely red in this case), it would be tinted blue. Wiggle around the cable and see if things change.
     

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