Screen Issue - Inversion/Pixel Walk

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by mbaquery, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Apr 20, 2011
    Hey guys:

    I've gone through two 13" mbas (1.86/4gb, ultimate) and both have had inversion or pixel walk screen issues. Any time i scroll through webpages pixels will shift very subtely - for instance in macrumors archive those fine lines that box in posts will blur when actively scrolling up/down.

    I can't find any definitive posts on what causes this aside from voltage issues w/lcd. The folks at genius bar were not helpful.

    This site: has some examples. Another thread on the issue

    Does anyone know if this is an issue with all the 13'' mbas? It's a small issue but really bothers me, especially since I scroll and read through tons of text and the flickering becomes pretty apparent.

    Any advice on solutions or general thoughts on what the issue is exactly would be appreciated.

    At this point I'm going to try a third 13'' ultimate and see if I get the same problem.
  2. macrumors 6502

    Oct 28, 2010
    my whole screen flickers everything flickers. when i scroll i feel a kinda lag/flicker

    this is on a 11" ultimate
  3. macrumors regular

    Apr 20, 2009
    On that website all of the boxes flicker for me when scrolling... Fairly sure that's normal?
  4. macrumors 601

    Dec 14, 2007
    Same problem, 3 MBAs? Look elsewhere...impossible to get 3 bad ones in a row.

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