How to keep a monitor looking sharp for more than a month of the year

It is often the case that one day you will need to take your monitor off to do some work and the next you will be running a full blown workstation.

This is because of the fact that most monitors are built with an optical component and therefore can only be used for the very best.

As such, they need to be capable of a wide range of viewing angles.

So, with this in mind, here are some tips on how to ensure your monitor is set to show you all the light you need and also to avoid any unwanted reflections from your surroundings.

First and foremost, ensure your screen is set correctly.

This can be achieved by following the steps in this article and if you haven’t already, make sure you are using a monitor with an IPS (Infrared Imaging Sensor) panel.

The screen needs to be set to a minimum brightness of around 50 cd/m2 (darkness 0.7 cd/cm2) so that the white point is still at the minimum of 0.2 cd/mm2.

This ensures that the screen is perfectly exposed to the light and not only the reflections of your monitor’s reflective surface.

You will also need to ensure that the panel is positioned in a way that minimises reflections.

This should be achieved with a black outline on the back of the screen and an additional white area in the centre of the monitor.

Finally, ensure that you have an optical zoom function, which will allow you to set the screen to a different viewing angle, allowing for a wide viewing range and an overall better quality.

If you are not sure how to do this, check out this guide on how the DLP digitizer on your TV works.

It will give you a great insight into how to get the most out of your screens resolution.