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Power light blinks fast red

The unit was working, with a high pitch noise for some time. I transported the monitor and now it just blinks fast when i plug in power supply. The power button does nothing. I actually consider myself a amateur fixer guy and have another non working unit to swap parts. I feel like i have swaped all parts to no avail. What is wrong is it possible the power supply is to blame and not a board level problem?

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Re: power light blinks fast red

Hello All,

The problem with the fast blinking power light is caused by 4 capacitors in the power supply unit going bad. We have been repairing this model for 4 or 5 years and this is a very common problem. We have a kit with all of the parts and directions available for $15.00 plus $2.00 shipping. Let me know if anyone needs the kit. We can also do the repair for youif you are not confortaqble with disassembly of the ac power unit.

Posted on Jul 20, 2008

Re: power light blinks fast red

Had the same problem, it was the Power Supply

Posted on Jan 30, 2007

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