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    Oct 04, 2007
    24" Aluminium imac?
    I can't stand glossy screens but really want a 24" aluminium imac!

    Has anyone ever though of removing the glass front abd replacing it with just a bezel, i.e. just the outer black part of the glass front with out the glass?

    This way you'd leave the matte screen exposed but still have a bevel around the outside!

    If you get my drift!

    Any thoughts?

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    If you want an aluminum 24' iMac, then buy it. Removing the glass and messing with the frame or bezel will very likely void the warranty. If you want a 24" matte large screen display, there are plenty to choose from. Buy an aluminum MBP and an external 24" matte monitor and you're in business.


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    Member Since
    Mar 31, 2007
    Wolverhampton, England
    My glossy screen on my 24" imac is sweet as a nut!
    I wouldn't ever dream of doing that.

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    Member Since
    Oct 04, 2007
    Quote Originally Posted by CRAIGYBABES View Post
    My glossy screen on my 24" imac is sweet as a nut!
    I wouldn't ever dream of doing that.
    You probably don't need a colour calibrated screen for image editing then!

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    Jun 14, 2007
    Easy answer is to add a separate monitor via the mini-DVI port in the back. I have two monitors and you can add any monitor, so make your second the size you want and the make you want but make sure your connector is DVI.

    I do not know if the second monitor can be calibrated accurately though. Do some research here. I have my iMac screen tilted to the side slightly so as not to look at it straight on and have long ago forgot about the glossy look.

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    Member Since
    Mar 27, 2008
    Alberta, Canada
    turn the brightness to the middle level and calibrate the monitor.

    Unless your working for Coca-cola or Nike I think you'll be good to go

    I haven't had a problem with the 24" imac my employee has been using. And we run 2 large format and one grand format printer and I'm not even going to get into my color management routine.

    And I do work for Coca-Cola and Nike

  7. #7
    The screen is glossy too, not just the glass.

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    mickeydog82's Avatar
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    Aug 09, 2008
    That is true it is glossy even with the glass removed

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