How to Tell It’s Time for a New Computer Monitor

By May 13, 2019 May 29th, 2019 Blog
How to Tell It’s Time for a New Computer Monitor

Every piece of technology eventually reaches its end of life. But how can you tell it’s time for something new, especially when it comes to computer monitors for your business computers?

Stay on top of your tech by knowing the signs of a computer monitor that’s beginning to go:

  • Lines or spots: Lines that appear on-screen or bright, white spots where colored pixels previously were are two signs the screen itself is damaged and is losing its ability to display full resolution and color like it once had.
  • Blurriness: A blurry display, or one that flickers, may cause distortions in color or lines on the screen due to the magnetic field emitted by the speaker systems. The magnet inside the speaker might have magnetized the part of the screen showing these color or line distortions. Many monitors have a degaussing option that demagnetizes the screen; with newer models doing it automatically and older ones needing it done manually. But if the source of the magnetism is constant, it may prevent degaussing from working, meaning monitor replacement is necessary.
  • All black: If a monitor is all black or completely fails to turn on, check the connecting cables first to see if that might be the problem. If not, you’ll know it’s time for a new monitor.

Be aware of when it’s time to replace your business’ computer monitors by spotting the signs.

Contact IntelliSyn today to learn more about the best hardware for your business.