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Lcd monitor clicking

Monitor about 6 years old. Has PC-in and DVI-in sockets. After several years working fine using the PC-in connection, the monitor started making a clicking sound upon start-up and took a while to finally display anything on the screen. This persisted for a couple of months, gradually getting worse (i think) - the time between the computer starting and the monitor display actually showing anything became longer - until finally it never got to the point of displaying anything - it just stayed at the clicking stage with a blank screen. I switched from using the PC-in to using the DVI-in and everything was fine for a few more months before the exact same thing happened again, except this time with the DV-in rather than the PC-in. Would like to avoid putting the monitor in landfill if at all possible, and kinda suspect this would be fixable by someone who knew what they were doing... Any advice. Can take monitor apart and provide pics if necessary. Thanks!!! George

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    george_d_dan Feb 07, 2012

    Monitor is a DIGIMATE L-1918 19" TFT LCDmonitor
    PCM-LCD-191883EUKD

  • george_d_dan
    george_d_dan Feb 07, 2012

    I've read blogs describing fixes for similar problems, but the solution(s) seem to be product-specific. Anyone able to help - as i said, i can dismantle the monitor and upload photos if necessary.

  • The Knight
    The Knight Feb 08, 2012

    Hello
    You should have its full service manual to proceed. Try to get it from anywhare. But, If you haven't any idea about the wrking of its internal circuit, you never suceeed. All tools to open it are needed.

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According to your detailed description, there are two chanses for this fault. Either its LCD panel of backlight inverter baord has some kind of short circuit. Detailed troubleshooting should be done. It is a highly skilled work. OK.

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