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214T - flickers radidly

Screen has constant flicker when turned on. I am thinking that it is a problem with the power supply.

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    I have the same problem with this monitor. Mine is about 18 months old.

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Yes,

A flickering screen indicates the power supply is not properly filtering the output power. This happens when the capacitors on the power board start failing. Here is a link to a repair guide that shows how to dis-assemble the unit and what to look for and replace on the power supply board. The repair guide also has videos showing the process.

http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/samsung-214t-repair/

I hope this helps, if so please rate my solution.

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Posted on Jan 15, 2012

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Hi,

How did you do it?

Posted on May 15, 2008

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I repaired one suffering from bad capacitors in the power supplay and the backlight inverter - total 5 caps replaced - wrorks as new.

Open it and check the electrolitic capacitor tops for sings of bulging.

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