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HiCZoK4
05-26-11, 12:55 PM
Hi guys. I have my oldie (4yo!) 226bw 22" tft LCD. From time to time I am having a hard fight with it... and I mean.. ITS TERRIBLE!
I have bought a special LCD Cleaning foam in spray can, which is anti static, anti bacterial etc.

So this is how I do it... And I am writing it becouse I feel like Iam doing something wrong.
1)heavy shake applied to the can.
2)Burst of foam onto _ kitchen paper or dry antidust/static cloth(I am mostly using the cloth becouse soft paper is just getting too wet and it "dezintegrates"
3)making a circles on the whole screen applying that cleaning solution until it it vaporizes (around 30 seconds)

now.... confusing me part. After this whole screen is smudged. I hate this. I can apply unlimited amounts and make circles any way and there are stil smudges.

So my solution to this is that, I just keep making that darn circles for like 10 ****ing minutes!!! ITS THE ONLY way I can get rid of any smudges. Its basicly dry cleaning fo 10 or more minutes after foam dries out(all the time same cloth).

Every Youtube video Ive seen is a guy applying alcochol on a cloth and smearing it like up his ass-Thumbs up, job well done. Are they blind?

I am a freak at this. My screen have to be PERFECTLY clean. I am looking at it from every direction to eliminate every smudge. The whole celaning proces might even take up to 20-30 minutes like once a month or two.
How are You doing it people? Is it typical for these screens?
btw. Same goes for netbook screen but it takes way less time becouse of size.

lduguay
05-26-11, 01:33 PM
I use a Microfiber Cleaning Cloth with some eye glasses cleaner. Works perfectly

Sean_W
05-26-11, 02:13 PM
Don't like giving my secrets away but use Baby Wipes. :)

DiscipleDOC
05-26-11, 02:15 PM
http://www.firefighterhow.com/img/fire%20hose.jpg

bob saget
05-26-11, 02:22 PM
Don't like giving my secrets away but use Baby Wipes. :)

oh awesome. Another use for them....:bleh:

lduguay
05-26-11, 02:38 PM
For the tough and sticky jobs i use this:

http://www.cuttingtoolssite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/angle-grinder-.jpg

Sean_W
05-26-11, 03:59 PM
oh awesome. Another use for them....:bleh:

They're great for a lot of things, hehe.

HiCZoK4
05-26-11, 05:42 PM
http://www.firefighterhow.com/img/fire%20hose.jpg

You strangle Your display with a fire hose?!
:eek:

Airbrushkid
05-29-11, 08:49 AM
Which one's do you use?


Don't like giving my secrets away but use Baby Wipes. :)

Sean_W
05-29-11, 09:44 AM
Which one's do you use?

Any really but we have Johnson's once. They're great for most things, even cleaning bits of hardware parts, like dust of fans and such.

AgentSmith2k
05-29-11, 10:24 AM
Baby wipes for me to, used to use compressed air but the dust just goes on everything else.

JaxMacFL
05-29-11, 01:46 PM
Monster ScreenClean! Best I have found yet. Use it on three tvs and three monitors.

http://www.amazon.com/Monster-CLNKIT-Alcohol-Free-ScreenClean-Traditional/dp/B000068P8W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1306694624&sr=8-1

Q
05-29-11, 02:22 PM
Don't like giving my secrets away but use Baby Wipes. :)

You have to be careful doing this. The wrong type of wipes could degrade the coating on the panel.


I use a Microfiber Cleaning Cloth with some eye glasses cleaner. Works perfectly

Yep. This or Pec Pads with non-alcohol and non-ammonia eye glasses cleaner. Treat your LCD like an expensive camera lens and you can't go wrong.

Sean_W
05-29-11, 02:24 PM
You have to be careful doing this. The wrong type of wipes could degrade the coating on the panel.




Yep. This or Pec Pads with non-alcohol and non-ammonia eye glasses cleaner. Treat your LCD like an expensive camera lens and you can't go wrong.

Yeah, I don't always use them to wipe my LCD, only if it gets really grubby for some reason

HiCZoK4
05-29-11, 02:54 PM
I need to get microfieber cloth. Anything I should look for? How does PROPER cloth look like?

Roadhog
05-29-11, 03:02 PM
i just use a damp paper towel with water, and a dry paper towel to dry it. Works perfectly.

AgentSmith2k
05-29-11, 05:19 PM
i just use a damp paper towel with water, and a dry paper towel to dry it. Works perfectly.

I did that once and it killed me slowly. Leaves a nasty residue and smear marks, if your display isn't glass covered it will scratch the surface aswell.

HiCZoK4
05-29-11, 05:22 PM
YOU DONT GET SMUDGES?!

Bman212121
05-29-11, 05:33 PM
I need to get microfieber cloth. Anything I should look for? How does PROPER cloth look like?

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/AutoZone-3-pcs-microfiber-auto-cloth/_/N-25zq?counter=7&filterByKeyWord=microfiber&fromString=search&itemIdentifier=540129_0_0_

Can just grab a typical microfiber cloth from your automotive store. You can also find microfiber dish towels. I have a microfiber screen cleaner and it is too resistant to water to really use to clean spots off with.

I just take and pour distilled water (or drinking water) onto a microfiber cloth and wipe. Since it's just pure water the little bit that is left after using a microfiber cloth will just evaporate away not leaving any residue. I've tried Isopropyl wipes and they either smear or don't really do a good job cleaning. A damp microfiber cloth is the best solution I've used.

bob saget
05-29-11, 05:38 PM
I need to get microfieber cloth. Anything I should look for? How does PROPER cloth look like?

sometimes, glasses or contact lens places give them away for free, or very cheap.

Bearclaw
05-29-11, 06:02 PM
Ya, I use eyeglass cleaner and the cloth I get from ForEyes. :lol:

Roadhog
05-29-11, 06:16 PM
I did that once and it killed me slowly. Leaves a nasty residue and smear marks, if your display isn't glass covered it will scratch the surface aswell.

Odd, I never get any residue or smear marks. Also haven't scratched a display..

AgentSmith2k
05-29-11, 06:39 PM
Odd, I never get any residue or smear marks. Also haven't scratched a display..

Depends on each person i guess. I did it on my old Viewsonic 17" and fiber from the towel stays on the display and caused even more dust, could see the streak marks when the display was off. Water also has chlorine in so I would recommend distilled.

Aphot
05-29-11, 06:57 PM
I use a damp face cloth

Dazz
05-30-11, 06:13 PM
Use water with a microfiber cloth works ok, i guess i could nick the misses face wipes but she would look at me funny, you know that glare.