New Cinema Displays - LED question

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Euthyphro, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. Euthyphro macrumors newbie

    Jul 2, 2004
    My new 20" cinema display arived today, and it's fabulous. The web pictures just do not do it justice.

    My question is for those who also recieved theirs. When powered on, is your LED (bottom right corner of frame) lit up. My LED only lights when switching between on/off states, i.e., when I depress the power button. Just wanted to make sure this was standard.

  2. QCassidy352 macrumors G4


    Mar 20, 2003
    Bay Area
    hello fellow new 20" owner. :D Got mine today too, and you're right, the web pics don't come close.

    My LED only lights up at the same times as yours (and when sleeping) - not during normal use. Methinks you got nothing to worry about. Man, are these things sweet, or what??
  3. Euthyphro thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 2, 2004
    Thanks for the reply. I didn't want to return this thing just for that defect. Also did a recent check and no dead pixels.

    have fun with your display! ;)
  4. Finiksa macrumors 6502a


    Feb 23, 2003
    That's normal, Apple changed the behavior of the power lights quite some time ago at least on iMacs and eMacs. I think it's intended to be less distracting when in use.

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