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Just wondering if someone can look at this picture and compare to theirs. On start up my background with the Corvette "logo" looks really terrible. Heavily pixelated.
It's an early build and vette and has probably not been flashed with a lot of updates (it was delivered in Oct 13 and kept in a private collectors show room) Screen Shot 2014-08-19 at 11.52.20 AM.png


My screen in driver instrument cluster looks tons better.

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Mine looks the same on start up but functions perfectly. I don't believe this is an issue. Mine ess built 5 months ago.
 

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On start up my background with the Corvette "logo" looks really terrible. Heavily pixelated.
My screen in driver instrument cluster looks tons better.
Yes, I have a 2 month old C7, and it looks the same as you describe. It's normal but I'm a bit surprised by it, as I've read that the center display is HD - Chevy is certainly not taking advantage of this capability. Too bad.
 

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Awesome guys. Thanks for replying so quick and putting my mind at ease. I am glad it's not specific to my car but disappointed "that's how it is". Hopefully a simple update will fix that in due time.
Appreciate the info.
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Look at a personal computer from a few years ago while it boots up. Compare the video resolution used during boot up to the available resolution after the operating system loads. This Corvette screen really is no different from that.

During boot-up, great resolution isn't necessary, and, furthermore, the BIOS (or other software in control during boot-up) needs to be small enough to fit in a small memory footprint. Great video drivers aren't important enough to warrant the bloat they would cause to boot-up executables.

I'm sorry, and I completely understand your position and desire, but, at the same time, I don't see this as a huge mistake on GM's part.
 

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Look at a personal computer from a few years ago while it boots up. Compare the video resolution used during boot up to the available resolution after the operating system loads. This Corvette screen really is no different from that.

During boot-up, great resolution isn't necessary, and, furthermore, the BIOS (or other software in control during boot-up) needs to be small enough to fit in a small memory footprint. Great video drivers aren't important enough to warrant the bloat they would cause to boot-up executables.

I'm sorry, and I completely understand your position and desire, but, at the same time, I don't see this as a huge mistake on GM's part.
I would agree except we don't really need the bios to show the infotainment boot logo (not the crap the bios shows when booting i.e. hit f8 for boot options) Think the mac apple, or the windows symbol, or pretty well anything. The first time they decided to display "THEIR" mark, and in this case it is a very nice Corvette logo, make it look like something that isn't a damaged lcd screen with mad pixels everywhere. Just do a word, a logo or something , but i do think they were "trying" to create a carbon fibre spot light effect.

It doesn't mean crap ultimately and the most important thing is that it isn't a problem, I'm just glad I don't have a defective screen.
 

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Not fixed. They have to talk to GM.

Said a re-flash is not in order since it has "latest" software".

He listened very carefully to me describe when and how the problem occurred.

It did have an old code "communication error" in memory

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Ron; Did they think that the "communication error" might be the cause, or at least part of the cause? Please keep us posted.
 

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Ron; Did they think that the "communication error" might be the cause, or at least part of the cause? Please keep us posted.
He thinks so. Me, I'm not so sure. Since it has a couple of different symptoms, one of which is go out completely. But the weird common thread, is that it only happens when nav is running.
 

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The infotainment / electrics in modern cars are so interconnected it is amazing to me that they can even troubleshoot them.
 

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I just posted to ask this elsewhere today. Did they get your screen to look any better? Mine looks JUST like this at startup. :(
 
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