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micro Apr 19, 2008, 03:42pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I went out and got a new monitor last night. When ever i drop the "brightness" below 82 i can hear it humming! It will hum all the way down to 0. I set brightness and contrast both at around 30.

I did some googling to see if others were having this problem with my monitor. I found many posts on the subject with various monitors, but not mine inparticular.

I have never heard a monitor hum before. Does your monitor hum?

Idk if i should just take this monitor back for exchange as i think all of them will hum, or if i should get rid of it and get another brand/model?I am glad that i bought this localy for this reason.

My ears may be more sensitive to that hertz. I can easily hear it over my pc case fans, though the hum is a lower decibel.

This monitor is a samsung 2253lw.
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This monitor sure feels a lot cheaper than my vs 930b and the cables are a lot cheaper also imo.


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mothow Apr 19, 2008, 04:21pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Thats one of samsungs new LCDs.They look nice but i havent heard much about them.I think id rma mine if it buzzed loud enough for me to here .

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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
I agree, take it back, try another one.

Gerritt Apr 19, 2008, 10:21pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Take it back. Unless it has speakers and you hooked them up, in which case you may have bad speaker cables.
A monitor at any refresh rate should not be heard. If it is, there is a power component that is marginal at best, and on the verge of failing at worst.

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micro Apr 26, 2008, 10:42pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Well, i took the monitor back and got a replacement.The new one has the same hum.. or whurr or whatever it is. I think it must just be that i can hear it as i havent seen another person complain about it. :(

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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Yikes. I've had some CRT's that made quite the buzz, but never an LCD. :X

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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
RMA it, if you can hear the noise very distinctly

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micro Apr 27, 2008, 03:09pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
So far 2 people have said to rma it. Is there some logic that i am missing? Since i bought it localy (as i said in the first post). And i am now on my second monitor.

I am not being mean or sarcastic, i am wondering if i am seriously missing something by exchanging it rather then rma?


I am now better ar describing the sound. It sounds like an emergency alert broadcast on the radio/tv. Only a lot quieter. If i dont have music on from my pc, i can constantly hear it. Even while gaming at times i can hear it. It isnt that it gets louder it just droanes on...

I am considering just getting my $ back and getting a different monitor, but then i would have to order it online and wait and hope that i done have a dead pixel. The screen is very nice on this monitor with a 2ms G to G.1000:1/8000:1 dynamic contrast. But i dont know what other one to buy for $300 that would be equivelent. This moniitor was only $259.

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Meats_Of_Evil Apr 27, 2008, 03:16pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Try replacing it again? My KDS 22" LCD monitor doesn't make noises. Did you try plugging it on a different outlet? Don't know if that will work but it doesn't hurt to try.

Take it back again and if the sound keeps on then get your cash back. Although the Samsungs LCD's are the best looking monitors I've seen.

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Gerritt Apr 28, 2008, 01:50am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Micro,
There is NO reason for a LCD to have any percievable noise what so ever, no matter what the resolution.
I'm thinking that you need to try a different monitor all together.

Someone mentioned that it may be associated with your power/AC. If so, it may be due to 50 vs 60 hz settings. If so, mayhap you need to get a different AC/DC module.
If you are using a monitor that is properly working in your ACV as well as AC cycles, and it still makes noise, then you need to go with a different unit all together.

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Mark Monaghan Apr 29, 2008, 09:03am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
I just got a Samsung 2253BW today and if i turn brightness under 65 i can hear a humm/whine aswell, ive just used my video card setttings to lower brightness, no hum/whine simple fix.

Phil Apr 29, 2008, 11:08am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
<<<Senario in Manchester UK>>>

customer: 'Dude My screens buzzin'
Clerk: 'Ah Cheers mate':D
Customer ' No D*ckhead i ent reviewin it, its making a loud noise'

Buzzing = great/top/excellent....


lol excuse the randomness


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Possible Power supply, if not standard Kettle lead type

Screen resolution or Refresh rate.

Lose wire on inverter or screen

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Lynoure Braakman Jun 28, 2008, 01:31am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
My Samsung SyncMaster 2493HM (huh, funny?) hums as well if I use mode any other than set with the software it came with. I am quite sound sensitive, so it would not surprise me if this sound was there in every unit and only a tiny fraction of users noticed it.

Nick R Oct 12, 2008, 03:44pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
It is common for bad or cheap LCD backlight power inverters to hum if the brightness is not at 100%

Gerritt Oct 12, 2008, 07:33pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Though I agree that low quality transformers/inverters can and do hum, I've not found that Samsung has been of low quality in the past. If they are now, this is a new development.
My prefered vendor is Viewsonic and they've been known to use Samsung components in the past.

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Ecosse Oct 14, 2008, 07:31am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Have you tried placing the monitor on a different surface - softer? It could be a vibration coming through the monitor case and it's being amplified by the table top?

Just a thought as I used to have an old digital alarm clock which hummed like heck unless it had a small piece of cloth underneath it to diffuse the noise. :~

Good luck.

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micro Jan 18, 2009, 03:11am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Wow, My neighbor found the cause of the problem.

He is an all around master electrition who is always building antennas, using ham radio and some short wave radios. He had been getting radio interference on the am band for a couple of years, he tracked down the source of interference to the transformer at my house. Sure enough the power company came out and said the electricity was arking to the wooden power pole and going to ground through the pole for quite some time.

EDIT: No need to reply. I am just updating in case someone searches or googles for the subject.

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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
Hi,

Make sure the speakers are not hooked up on the sides or placed near to the monitor if no then replace it if you can.

Thanks
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Gerritt Jun 15, 2009, 09:09pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
WTFO?!?
Wow.....not.

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Matt Paivinen Jan 07, 2011, 02:03am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
I just found this thread looking for an answer to my buzzing 2253LW monitor, the funny thing is that when I first tried lowering the brightness of the monitor, it did not do anything, kept buzzing the same. But, I later increased my brightness from 50% to 70%, and the buzzing stopped!? So above 70% the buzzing actually stopped for me which seems pretty counter intuitive, so it hopefully will work for you too! I should say thank you as well! :D

micro Jan 07, 2011, 12:32pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: My new monitor hums! Samsung 2253lw
That seems strange to me, but i am glad you got it figured out.
Perhaps the frequency of the hum is changing slightly as the brightness is lowered and raised. Making it so that we can't hear it.


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