Question about Princeton Digital VL1918 Monitor
Monitor turns on then screen goes blank but power light stays green. manufacturer says possibly a back light? Is this repairable or should I scrap?
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed Princeton monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
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Posted on May 15, 2010
Testimonial: "thank you the explanation sounds like its right on the mark. Unfortunately, I see these being sold used for under $50 so it is not worthwhile for me to repair as I don't have the expertise and I would think I would be charged at least that by a shop.I was hoping there was a reset button as I think the monitor succumb to an outage. Thanks again. "
SOURCE: where can i finde the
We have that cable in stock. You can get more information at:
The cable runs $4.50 plus shipping.
Posted on Nov 17, 2010
SOURCE: My Princeton 17" Monitor display
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First thing to do is to check all physical connection of the monitor if both ends are intact. Install the driver of your video card. If you have other computer, try to plug in the monitor to that computer, just to make sure that the video card of the 1st computer is not the problem.
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Posted on Jan 26, 2011
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