I've got a Dell U2410 widescreen monitor at work. When I disconnect the cable from my computer, the monitor goes into a "hey, no cable is connected" screen, and stays that way. It never goes into standby.
Dell's forums have examples of people who have run into the exact same issues with the same monitor. I have a coworker with the same issue, and two coworkers whose identical monitors *do* standby after a few minutes of having no inputs. I'm guessing it's a monitor revision issue (the two that standby are older monitors, the two that don't are newer).
Anyone else have the same issues and/or know how to solve them?
Update 9/12: I discovered the difference months ago. I was using the Displayport for the monitor, another who had the same problem was using an analog vga cable, but the two that weren't having issues were using the mini-dvi connectors for their macbooks to attach to the dvi adapter in the monitor. Removing the adapter on the other monitors gives them the same "no standby" problem. I've gotten used to turning the monitor on and off regularly, so it's no longer really an issue.
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