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01-12-2011

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X1 Yoga 2nd Gen - noisy buttons & screen issues

2017-12-28, 19:35 PM

Just got an X1 Yoga 2nd Gen, and while the trackpad buttons (the mouse buttons, not the trackpad itself) seem more reliable than my X1 Carbon, they make a ton of noise. Unless you depress them directly in the center (which is difficult, given their width & the fact that I rest my thumb on the middle button for scrolling), you can hear a "pop" that sounds like one of those old-tymey Atari 400 membrane keyboards. It's loud enough that I imagine it would be irritating to anyone sitting next to me at work.  Is this a design issue, or do I need to RMA the thing?

Also, the screen has a couple issues:  First, the color is uneven (greener on the left, pinker on the right), which I suspect is due to the bleed I see with a black screen in the upper-left corner.  Not sure if OLEDs are even supposed to have bleed problems, but it's fairly obvious in a dark room.  I suspect this is a repair situation, but just wondering if it's a known problem.

 

Finally, when playing a movie, the screen drops to low-contrast after 5-10min of no user input.  (This is Windows 10.)  Moving the pointer pops it back into high contrast.  It very much appears to be a contrast thing, and not the screen dimming.  I've turned off all the auto-dimming settings I could find - but the Intel one that was my suspected culprit seems to be missing from the Intel interface you get by right-clicking on the desktop.  Has anyone noticed/solved this particular issue?  (And shouldn't the thing be smart enough to know not to go fiddling with the display when there's video playing?)

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