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Asus PA238Q
7.0 out of 10

Asus PA238Q

IPS panel with 100% sRGB coverage and 178 wide viewing angle * Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Asus PA238Q

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Overall 2
2.0

Major Corporate Rip-off

George Sherwin, Amazon
26 June 2012
  • Summary: I just received my new monitor today. I WILL say that installation was very simple, albeit with the absence of any useful documentation, either printed or on the included CD ROM.. Just had to guess my way into installing the Windows 7 Driver, but pretty simple.
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Overall 2
2.0

Wrong Model Number actually delivered !!!

G. Pope, Amazon
18 March 2012
  • Summary: WARNING: This is NOT a PA238Q for sale, it is the PA238QR for sale. This is a different model entirely. Read comparisons between the two carefully before you buy. ALSO, this box came extremely dirty and taped over several times.... obviously it was returned and badly stored. Buyer beware!
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Ronald Hafemeister, Amazon
18 March 2012
Overall 2
2.0

Poor Quality Control

Micah M., Newegg
6 March 2012
  • Summary: How can these be calibrated by humans and pass quality checks?! Will be returning for replacement.
  • Pros: Asus rapid replacement.
  • Cons: Backlight bleed is ridiculous. Even on a white screen it discolors the screen. Emits a high pitched whine when brightness is below 100%
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not Auto pivot

Wess Gates, Amazon
14 January 2012
  • Summary: I read the reviews before purchasing two of these. Watched the marketing video on the ASUS website. Somehow I wrongfully concluded that this model auto pivots i.e. the screen will automatically rotate to the right resolution after the mechanical rotation is applied.
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Overall 2
2.0

Extreme backlight bleed

Gary M., Newegg
6 January 2012
  • Summary: This monitor came with a calibration sheet that was presumably verified by a human, but I honestly have no idea how they could let a monitor like this pass quality control. Perhaps my unit got jarred in shipping (no damage to packaging though), but it's clear from my experience and many similar...
  • Pros: Lots of features. Packaged well.
  • Cons: Extreme backlight bleed and super poor backlight uniformity out of the box. Depending on how you look at it, either my unit had backlight bleed on the left 2/3rds of the screen, or an overly dark, permanent shadow-like "feature" on the right-hand 1/3rd, and in the middle it was a like a spotlight...
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Overall 2
2.0

Far too much backlight bleed

Linda B., Newegg
3 January 2012
  • Summary: As a business owner myself, this is one product I can't promote.
  • Pros: I don't have to use it.
  • Cons: The amount of backlight bleed is ridiculous. Completely unusable for photography production. The backlight bleed goes all the way across the screen and washes out color.
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Overall 2
2.0

Ridiculous backlight bleed!

Linda B., Newegg
2 January 2012
  • Summary: I absolutely lament the day that CRT's ceased production. There was no beating the LaCie's or ViewSonics. I'm so surprised at the amount of ridicule CRT's receive these days. Of course the ridicule comes from people who have not worked w/ photography or video production and have no clue of what a...
  • Pros: With all the backlight bleed, any possible Pro is cancelled out. If the photographs I work on are washed out, do they really think it matters to me what awards they won for design on this or anything else this monitor has? The quality control for this monitor is completely lacking. If this is qua...
  • Cons: The amount of backlight bleed is just absolutely amazing, especially for the way this monitor was promoted on Asus' web site. I photograph weddings for a living. What is the use of even owning this monitor if the colors are going to be washed out by the massive amount of bleed. What is even MORE ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective unit, Amazon won't replace it.

Matt Boutet, Amazon
29 December 2011
  • Summary: I recieved one of these as a gift for Christmas this year. Looks like a very nice monitor, seemed great at first but it quickly became evident that I had a defective unit. A quick youtube search for "PA246Q flicker" showed that I wasn't the first one to find this problem, and a call to Asus tech...
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Overall 2
2.0

2nd RMA

Jeff L., Newegg
24 December 2011
  • Pros: Calibrated out of the factory.
  • Cons: 1st monitor came with massive backlight bleed,unacceptable. 2nd monitor came with moderate backlight bleed, unacceptable. 3rd monitor has yet to arrive lets hope this one has zero backlight bleed.
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