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Monitor comes on, I can see everything perfect then goes black

Monitor: Westinghouse L2046NV
Power light stays green at all times.
The power cord and VGA cords securely fastened and all pins are perfect.
Everything apears perfectly normal for 4-6 seconds then goes black (Example, if a Word doc. is open it is visable)
Green power light stays on.
Tried flicking the power switch to no avail.
I can get the menu screen to come up on power on but it goes black before I can attempt and changes (4-6 seconds).
Power light stays green with screen black.

Can I fix it or toss it?

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  • Richard Liao
    Richard Liao May 11, 2010

    Can you try to hook the monitor in another computer ,make sure it is your monitor issue. maybe it is your video car issue.

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"Most" newer monitors will let you know if the are no longer receiving a signal. Sounds like the backlight is burnt out. Try getting a bright (LED works best) flashlight and shining it at the screen at all angles to see if you can see any of what you were doing. If the backlight is on the fritz, either return it on warranty or buy a new one.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

  • danman1453 Jan 31, 2009

    If you know how to solder and have a steady hand, I can find the instructions on repairing the backlight. If you are interested.

  • isaykh Aug 22, 2011

    I have now exactly same problem and fix by solder, but please let me know how.
    Thanks

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