dead pixel on gamepad

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User Info: tranceFusion9

tranceFusion9
4 years ago#1
Is this common?

I have a single dead pixel. I can't differentiate it from a piece of dust without tilting the system to the side. I can't notice it while playing games. Plenty of people may have enjoyed this gamepad for years without ever noticing it. Yet, now that I know it's there, I can't stop thinking about it.

Trying to figure out whether to return the whole system or just live with it.

User Info: MotiJr

MotiJr
4 years ago#2
I would return it but that's because it would drive of insane.
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User Info: Chargrilled

Chargrilled
4 years ago#3
Depends where it is, and also if its completely dead (always black) or stuck (will show one of the primary rgb colours all the time)

Center of the screen might annoy. But just one? You might end up with worse tbh
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User Info: Ericxc

Ericxc
4 years ago#4
Return it or send it to nintendo.
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User Info: MathewManson

MathewManson
4 years ago#5
I've seen a total of four complaints about this. So it's not common. You should be able to get an exchange.
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User Info: stekim40

stekim40
4 years ago#6
If its dead, take the console back.

If its stuck, use the 'tap' method to fix it.
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User Info: youngskillz

youngskillz
4 years ago#7
dead/stuck pixels on something from nintendo ? no way...

cheap garbage lcd screens.
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User Info: jedistormtroop

jedistormtroop
4 years ago#8
youngskillz posted...
dead/stuck pixels on something from nintendo ? no way...

cheap garbage lcd screens.


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User Info: The J0ker

The J0ker
4 years ago#9
youngskillz posted...
dead/stuck pixels on something from nintendo ? no way...

cheap garbage lcd screens.

http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/PS-Vita-General-Discussion/Vita-Dead-Pixels/td-p/15194489
http://psvitaforum.com/threads/dead-pixel-found.3284/

User Info: Godly_Goof

Godly_Goof
4 years ago#10
youngskillz posted...
dead/stuck pixels on something from nintendo ? no way...

cheap garbage lcd screens.


Hey remember the PSP? lolololol 12 dead pixels on average out of the box = win.

And I doubt its common just look return it for a new one. Unless its not a big deal like my PC monitor, its got quite a few but luckily they arent near the centre of the screen so I tend not to notice them.
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