New MB Air has thin horizontal grayish whites lines on screen

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by stepheneleven, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. stepheneleven macrumors member


    Oct 15, 2008
    So I just got a new Macbook Air and after a couple minutes of playing around with it I started to notice these really thin gray lines running along the dock area. They seem to fade out the higher you go on the screen. They are further apart than a pixel so isnt just some natural screen door effect. They are even noticeable from a few feet away.

    Is this common issue or are the geniuses gonna look at me like Im crazy when I take it in later this week? Has anyone else noticed this on theirs?

    Very disappointed.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. kjlake macrumors member

    Jul 15, 2010
    I have not noticed anything like that on my Air, but I think others have noticed something similar. If I did notice something like that, I would be inclined to bring it in to have it looked at...

    Hope everything works out for you...
  3. fizzwinkus macrumors 6502a

    Jan 27, 2008
    I noticed this on my 2nd generation air, but not the first 11" air.
  4. rerelease macrumors regular

    Jun 8, 2009
    Definitely not crazy. I'm experiencing the same problem and it's really disturbing. I hope my Apple reseller won't tell me to sod off.

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