Question about Dell E771MM 17" CRT Monitor
My monitor keeps giving me a error message sayin "control menu locked" how do i fix it?
SOURCE: Problem with Control Panel
It sounds like theres a front panel button that has become intermittant and making contact all by itself. Sometimes when you clean the screen, the cleaner will drip down between the crt face aqnd the cabinet and make the switch in front go bad. Im not sure if this is the case in your problem but its a start. If you didnt spill anything or drip anything into the front panel then your maicroprocessor could be causeing the problem, or the 5 volts that feed the micro could be noisy ie, bad filter capacitor in the power supply. Now as im sure your aware of the hi voltage inside these sets? Its best if you dont have the training to get a pro to assist you as this hi voltage can hang around inside the set even if its unplugged. Good Luck
Posted on Jul 03, 2006
How far from the sides is the image? If it?s just an inch or two you can use the monitor adjustments to expand the image to the edge of the screen where it was previously. If its too far in then the only option is to have it repaired. You didn't mention where you are but in the US even a minor monitor repair that involves at tech opening the monitor is going to cost at least $45, perhaps more. That?s a lot of money for a monitor worth about $100 new so a new or used monitor may be a more cost effective option for you. Let us know if you have any other questions and please don't forget to rate this post.
Posted on Apr 04, 2007
SOURCE: philips 109s20 crt monitor
Here's the link for the product support page; http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?ctn=109S20&scy=us&slg=AEN&grp=PC_PRODUCTS_GR&cat=CRT_MONITORS_CA&sct=CRT_MONITORS_GT19_SU Click "User Manuals" on the left. or here is a direct link; http://www.p4c.philips.com/files/1/109s20/109s20_dfu_eng.pdf Check page 28: "The Main Menu displays OSD MAIN MENU LOCKED . Pressing the front control panels hasno effect. How can I unlock this function? Press and hold the OSD menu key for about 10 seconds until picture displays "OSD MAIN MENU UNLOCKED"" Hope this helps :)
Posted on Sep 03, 2007
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