iMac 24" Screen Brightness

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  1. mjs975s Suspended

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    Anyone know why you can't control the screen brightness all the way down until it essentially turns the display off? My lowest brightness is still REALLY bright.
     
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    Just use the brightness control on the keyboard. F2 and F3 I think.
     
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  5. oduinnin macrumors regular

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    Have you tried calibrating the screen yet? Or at least changing the screen profile to Adobe profile? I read in an earlier thread that changing the profile muted the brightness somewhat.
     
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    I agree with this. I love the fact that I can black out the screen on my powerbook if I want.

    I understand why Apple thinks I should be able to do this on my notebook and not my desktop, but it'd be nice to do it on my iMac as well.
     
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    Yeah I want to dim it all the way down like my MacBook Pro and like the cinema displays. Widget doesn't work on new 24" iMac. Screen turns back on after only a few seconds.
     
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    That program sucks. First it changes your color profile. Second, if you drag it all the way down you can't see to turn it back up and the keyboard controls don't help. At that point all you can do is Command + Q to quit the program but then if you open the program back up, it returns to the lowest previous setting which was off so you can't control it at all and you just have to quit again.
     
  11. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    shades doesn't do that
     
  12. maestrokev macrumors 6502a

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    yeah my new iMac is way too bright as well even after hardware calibration

    this is important for anyone doing photo correction ... only solution would be to brighten up room more
     
  13. pigoz macrumors member

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    I suggest using the Adobe RGB (1998) and adjust brightness at one of the minium values... I kinda burned my eyes the first day before figuring that out :)
     
  14. bembol macrumors 65816

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    I read it on the other thread, tried it. I like it.
     

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