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curved monitor

curved monitor

curved monitor

Hi All,

Does anybody use a curved monitor with NX11.

I'm looking to buy one but can't find reviews with the use of NX and a curved monitor?

Kind regards,


NX11.0.2.7 native
Solid Edge

RE: curved monitor

I am just curious what do you think can be wrong with NX on curved monitor?

Enjoy your work and have fun!

RE: curved monitor

Don't think it would be any problem for NX.
What I did hear though were some complaints on that new Large curved monitor from LG (LG 34UC97C Ultra Wide Monitor). other manufacturers also have these
People were complaining about neck pains because they had to rotate their heads too much.

Ronald van den Broek
Senior Application Engineer
Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd
NX9 / TC10.1.2

Building new PLM environment from Scratch using NX11 / TC11

RE: curved monitor

I am using two 24.1" monitors side by side (NX on one side TC and everything else on other side, plus laptop monitor for outlook and skype), and I think they have pain in the neck because they did not move their heads for years :D and they started when they got new monitors :)
Now seriously, if you used single HD for long time you will need to get used to these super wide monitors.
Try Slim ribbon bar from Preferences>User Interface, it will put all icons in center of ribbon so you will not need to move head to the left to look at icons, they will be just above model. And if you need to center model more, you can undock assembly navigator or part navigator and dock it on opposite side of the screen and lock them open so your model will be in center of screen. This can reduce moving head a lot in usual work.
Like in attached image.

Enjoy your work and have fun!

RE: curved monitor

Currently using the Dell 38" Ultrawide and very happy with it. The ability to select preset tiling arrangements is a plus for dedicated document real estate. Tiles can be customized as well. If you go that route, make sure you have the GPU to drive it. The other option I considered was the use of two 27" BenQ Designer series monitors, and with NX's docking options (to the other screen) this was really tempting. I sit ~33" from the monitor and so there's some scanning going on but I can't imagine it's any worse for me than sitting static for hours on end. Still on the fence as to which is the better option but I find it at least AS productive as dual monitors... and working with spreadsheets, databases, etc., is a plus to the widescreen, if you do a lot of that.

RE: curved monitor

oh thnx guys

NX11.0.2.7 native
Solid Edge

RE: curved monitor

What size and resolution ?
- I think that 4K monitors will demand more graphics horse power than say 2 screens at 1920x1080 ( the amount of pixels to be drawn is equal to 4 screens at 1920x1080)
and guess that you have to get a really large one to avoid "too small pixels".
( My son has a 15" 4K laptop , - it's horrible, everything is miniature and one has to keep scaling everything to see clearly. all existing graphics UI's are designed for more normal size pixels.)



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