Cam Brun
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Bad U2417H factory calibration due uneven color tint

I'm disappointed in my brand new U2417H. After receiving an unit with a very high count of stuck pixels and going through a nightmarish replacement process where I received an used, badly packaged and shattered replacement and then a different (inferior) model I finally received one display of the right model, though it's an older rev.

My main issue, though, is that it's badly calibrated. It's not what I expected to see in a monitor of this level. It likely happened because the monitor has uneven color areas:

(gray diagnostic screen with factory settings, second image just to highlight mentioned areas)

Half of has an yellow/magenta tint (#1), the other half is cooler (#3-A, this color shift is not due viewing angle), with blue smudges in central areas of the screen (#2-B). It resulted in a warm, magentaish sRGB calibration, looking worse than the Standard mode, which is very unfortunate because the calibration is what sold this monitor to me.

Is this within Dell quality standards?

Note: The #4-C are just darker areas and can be ignored.

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