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Stopped working suddenly after 18 months daily use

When power is connected to monitor green power LED flashes. Power switch does nothing. Monitor does not work [whether or not connected to computer]. There is no reference in my user manual to the significance of the flashing green led. Is it a faulty backlight and if so how can I repair?

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Look carefully at the large capacitors to see if they're bulged on top if so replace them. Capacitors fail often in LCD monitors and are a cheap fix. It works about 50% of the time. and it's cheap enough to try.

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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Unfortunately the inverter board is built in to the power supply so it's a case of replacing the whole power supply - manufactured by Delta Electronics, model ADP-40AF.

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It appears either the inverter supply board or the main video board have failed. First replace the inverter board, if not fixed, replace the video board. Mike

Posted on Aug 09, 2006

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