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LG 22MP55HQ-P Black 22" 5ms HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor, IPS panel

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Using the right computer monitor might be the difference between a good presentation and a great presentation. LG offers dozens of innovative options to help you make the right impression, including 3D monitors that bring two-dimensional images to startling reality, IPS monitors with wide viewing angles and virtually no color shift, slim LED monitors, and ultra widescreen monitors that can be split into up to four windows for the ultimate in multitasking. Explore our full range of LG computer monitors, as well as our newest computer accessories, and create a space that's as functional as it is stylish.

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  • Brandon D.
  • 9/11/2014 12:31:50 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSolid Monitor with Major Annoyance

Pros: The monitor itself is great for the price(bought mine on sale). I use mine for movies and games on Steam, and the picture and color is great. This is my first IPS monitor and I was not let down.

Cons: Unfortunately, there is a major annoyance and a possible big issue for some buyers(myself included). After researching online, this monitor seems to suffer from LG's "dimming". There are plenty of threads of people with this issue on other LG models, but I've have experienced it first hand on this monitor. There is no way to turn it off in the settings provided, even after setting the monitor to PC mode, making sure the dynamic contrast and eco mode is off.

What is this dimming you ask? Well as a movie and game fan, any time the screen turns pitch black, be it from movie credits, a fade in/fade out during scenes, a loading screen during a game, a dark scene in a game, the monitor itself will "turn off". Now the monitor itself is still on and will immediately bring the picture back, but there is a 2-5 second delay. It's almost like something in the monitor sees a black screen, so it turns the backlight completely off.

As a movie fan it's incredibly frustrating when during a quick 5-10 second fade in/fade out or quickly cut scene, the backlight will turn or "dim" itself off and on, as if you were pressing the power button yourself.

Other Thoughts: I didn't want to put this in the Cons, but the only fix I've found for this dimming issue is to set the monitor's settings to "PC Mode" and "Cinema". This gives me the same, be it a little bit darker picture than my custom setting, with the added bonus of it stopping the automatic dimming and having the backlight switch off. This is only a temp fix however as doing this greys out all major customization options such as contrast and individual color temperature.

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  • Joo L.
  • 8/28/2014 12:39:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: I love LG monitors and this did not let me down. It has high quality and it's very big.

Cons: The stand is a bit wobbly, but I don't move it much so this is not a big issue.

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  • Jeffrey R.
  • 8/10/2014 8:35:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid Monitors

Pros: Adjustable, nice size for programming. LG

Cons: None yet

Other Thoughts: I'm happy with LG for the 5th time now. I have two of these set up on a dual monitor mount for a workstation and they are great. Very good contrast and size.

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  • Jonathan K.
  • 8/9/2014 12:50:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Monitor for Cheap

Pros: This monitor looks great with minimal fuss - all you really need to change is the brightness.

The IPS panel is a nice upgrade for me - I use an IPS Wacom pen display tablet, and moving images from that to my previous TN screen was painful.

The size is a good fit for the resolution - not so pixel-dense that you have to change Windows' DPI, but not too big, either.

The construction seems sturdy to me, and I don't have a problem with the screen moving no matter how hard I type, although it might if your desk is flimsy. I like how thin the display is, and the bezel's not too big either.

Of course, the biggest advantage is the price. For $117 ($130 w/ 10% off), it's an absolute steal.

Cons: Cannot differentiate well between very light greys (whites above 250 - see the "White Saturation" test at

The monitor is a bit of a pain to get together - the stand snaps into the back of the panel, and it's held in place by a pretty stiff plastic clip you have to press in to remove it again. Not looking forward to moving it.

There's no DVI, but who cares when you have HDMI? Buy a cheapo DVI-HDMI cable if your GPU doesn't have HDMI out.

The blacks are a bit light, and the backlight has a slight pattern when the screen is completely black, but it's not bad - certainly not as bad as one of my friends' off-market Shimian screens.

These are all just minor annoyances, and not enough for me to remove an egg.

Other Thoughts: I'd say this monitor is worth it for $150 or less right now, but it depends on what else you can find.

I could have gone with one of those off-market Shimians that I mentioned above, but as I mentioned the backlights are often pretty bad and I was afraid of dead pixels, etc.

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/1/2014 4:39:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggscalibration

Pros: previous review with same nick

Cons: previous review with same nick

Other Thoughts: I forgot to add to my previous review. My calibrated settings I needed to change are:
-brightness 12-48, it's up to you, i like mine low
-contrast 70, needs to stay here or white gradients become wild.
-black level high, i kept it there since low did not work well during calibration.
-gamma 1, kept it there
-color temp custom/default, all set to 50 which are default

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  • Fives F.
  • 7/10/2014 4:41:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsGood monitor with flaws

Pros: Great monitor overall, but a few flaws result in my marking it down one star. Images look good from all angles (IPS)

Cons: The plastic stand isn't particularly sturdy, and the monitor shakes a little while I'm typing. No DVI connection. The brightness could be a little stronger; my X230 laptop's LCD is brighter.

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