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No picture on the monitor

I have a planar pl1700 monitor that blinks green then yellow but doesn't show a picture. I have tried it on more than one unit, more than one power cord and it still have the same symptoms. i have five in one room that are all acting the same. thank you for any help.

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White scree on monitor at power up


That is not a good sign, this indicates the LCD panel display is failing, I would use until it completely goes, and replace the monitor with a new one , cheaper in the long run.

Apr 20, 2012 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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Planar PL1700 BK monitor Has blank screen. Green LED is on. When turned off and then turned back on will show good picture for about 2 seconds, then go blank, green LED still on. No noise or anything...


Not driver problem.
If you are going to DIY and already try the monitor with another PC, and have proper tools and know safety precaution then please read on:
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply (they should be replaced in a set), blown fuses; poor solder joints, 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 monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.

Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
Failed TV and Monitors pictures: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/

Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/ he can make you a set of caps for you.

Or www.digikey.com just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current, long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.

Mar 30, 2011 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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On Planar PL1700 monitor, screen stays black after power failure


this is a common problem with the capacitor, try opening your monitor and see if there is a capacitor swalow like gonna blow... the capacitor has a form like a AA battery... if changing the capacitor the problem persist maybe is a problem with the board and you need to search if the board have continous power....

Jul 30, 2010 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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How to reset LCd Planar pl17000 monitor no display only orange and green light


It is not reset problem, more likely to have failure inside the monitor.
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 monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
http://www.badcaps.net

May 17, 2010 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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No picture on screen. LED is solid yellow, and when it flashes it does so between geen and orange about ten times then returns to solid yellow.


I assume that you have already try it with other PC with the same result, also try new VGA cable. Just want to narrow down the problem before start taking apart the monitor.
Most common failure 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 monitors to get some ideas what goes wrong: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further.

Apr 01, 2010 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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Bulb Blown


Check here on how to determine the CCFL size without taking the old one out first (best to remove the old first), WWW.LCDPARTS.NET
http://lcdparts.net/howto/selectccfl.aspx

Jan 25, 2010 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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Power light blinks red, green and off. No picture


Is there another monitor input on the back of you computer? Sometimes this happens when your graphics card is not compatible so it is best to try another one. If you have another one plug it in there first. If you don't try the monitor on a friends computer. If it still does the same thing, it may be a manufacturer defect and may need repair.

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Auto adjust


i have had the same prob with a pl1700 would like an answer also

Jul 21, 2008 | Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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Backlight replacement


Are you sure it's the backlight? Many Planar LCD monitors have issues with the capacitors on their power supply boards. The symptoms include a power light and no picture, or just a flash of a picture when powering up and then nothing.

The fix for some of these problems is about $8 on new capacitors (Plus shipping).

On the PL2010M monitors you need the following parts. I've added digikey part numbers to make life easier:

P10271-ND 220UF 25V Capacitor (3/4 depending on PS)
P10275-ND 470UF 25V Capacitor (1)
P10221-ND 470UF 10V Capacitor (4)

If you're not comfortable with soldering and de-soldering electronics, take it to a local technitian for the work and give them the parts list above. That should work if the failure looks like I described. I've fixed several of these monitors so far. All the problems were related to the power supplies. Same with the Planar PL1700 LCD monitors.

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