How often do u calibrate ur screen?

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  1. da_head
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    da_head A dying dream..

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    i do it randomly. though does it even make a difference really?

    EDIT: shit i didn't add the poll correctly >.
     


  2. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    never. I did it like once but quickly backed out to not mess with things.
     
  3. JPH

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    Don't know what it's for. [​IMG]

    Once I did though...
     
  4. da_head
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    lool. its supposedly to realign ur touch screen if u think things a bit un-responsive.
     
  5. ENDscape

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    I think the number of times i did that was once. And i dont remember if it was my DS or my friends or cousin or other.
     
  6. Sephi

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    I don't have to recalibrate my screen ever, seems fairly useless
     
  7. da_head
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    i suspect almost no one here calibrates their screen because they haven't seen the ds menu in months xD

    (except when something fucks up lol)
     
  8. dinofan01

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    haha yeah. [​IMG]
     
  9. SaintFaction

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    I calibrate my screen every other month or so... and I can really tell a difference in the sensitivity/accuracy of my touch screen, tho I am using a phat hehe. Calibrating your screen should make it more accurate if you think it isn't accurate enough, just like calibrating your Rock Band game to deal with lag caused by stereo setups (it just tweaks it a little bit to improve performance, that's all)
     
  10. Doomsday Forte

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    I think apart from the initial calibration, I've done it maybe one other time out of boredom.

    Screen, despite the vertical scratches from Meteos, is as good as ever. :3
     
  11. Heran Bago

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    I've had a DS were the touch screen started getting inaccurate. I had to recalibrate it and click right above the bottom-left test every so often.
     
  12. Twiffles

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    DS screen...?
    Once a month.
     
  13. Linkiboy

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    I had to do it on my DS phat but never on my lite
     
  14. Diablo1123

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    Once when I got it
     
  15. Banger

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    My DS touch screen?
    Or My PC monitor?

    DS screen once in a while.

    PC monitor once every year if that.
     
  16. playallday

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    I do it every time I open up a DS. So every year or two [​IMG] .
     
  17. Doggy124

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    This screen calibrate thing is useless.

    My Phat touch screen is very inaccurate. I tried to calibrate it for an hour of touching 3 red square and nothing happen. I get bored so I try touching the spot where the DS think it is the right place (about half a centimeter from the real red square) just 3 time and it tell me the screen is fine. and not fix anything.

    It's more like my hand got calibrate, not the screen.

    My Lite seem to be OK, so I never use that tool.
     
  18. science

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    Very often. My DS screen is really messed. One half works perfect, the other is off by quite a bit. I fix this by calibrating the messed up side wrong, so it ends up right lol
     
  19. Psyfira

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    Never done it before, I don't use the touch screen often but I started playing Drawn to Life again this afternoon and my right side's off by 2 pixels so I think I'll be having a play with it later.
     
  20. Maikel Steneker

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    I used to do it often, just for the heck of it. Nowadays I don't use it anymore, because my screen just keeps working.