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No power/dead i have a gateway monitor model#900G product #FPD1960 that will not power up. I have checked the obvious possible problems(bad power cord, loose connections,etc)Any suggestions?

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Try to turn it on the power switch on monitor.....and make sure all connection are ok

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The most common cause of power up issues with the Gateway FPD1960 monitor is a failure of the filter capacitors on the AIP-0100 power supply board in the unit. Here is a link to repair information for that board.

http://www.ccl-la.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=206

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This is a follow up to my last submission about my discovery of bad caps on the FPD1960 LCD flat screen Gateway 19" computer monitor. To recap: After two and a half years of excellent graphics quality, my monitor suddenly went blackout. After pushing the power-on button, the screen would come on for 1-second, then go black. Repeat, again and again, same result; comes on for 1 second then blackout. THE REPAIR: After carefully but forcefully prying open the case, I unscrewed and unplugged then removed the screen and set it aside, then unscrewed and removed the power supply board. Sure as shootin, bulging (and slightly leaking) capacitors were immdiately apparant on this board. That other fella's submission was right on target. Search Wikipedia for "bulging capacitors" to get the inside scoop on this widespread problem. Major manufacturers are well aware of this issue, but fortunately for them it occurs some 2-years out'a the box, and after the warranty expires. This is one time I wish I'd bought the extended warranty! Anyway, I finally got my 5 caps from Ebay in the mail today. Specifically, they are 470uF 25volt 105-degree (use only 105's because some are right near a power transister heat sink---so I'll bet they get mighty friggin hot. After carefully replacing the old caps with the new (you'll need a solder ****** along with your solder iron), I reassembled, powered-up, and began to thoroughly enjoy the fruits of my labor. It's working like new once again. THE CAPS ON THE POWER SUPPLY BOARD ARE DEFECTIVE.

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You can check the fuse on the monitor and replace it. In case the fuse is OK check the cable connector, display card on the motherboard.

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Gateway FPD1960 monitor power suply


Cleaning won't do it.
It probably needs all new capacitors on the board. are any canister looking components bulged up at the tops ? This is the most common problem on the ones I fix.
ebaysbammbammfran

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Hi,

I'm in the middle of moving so all my stuff is boxed up at the moment. If you want to send me your bad one, I can repair it for you.

Let me know.
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Does the power button light up or blink at all ?
It probably is the power board/ inverter. I fix many of these.

To TeeKO, did you try moving it back to see if it was maybe a bad household receptical ?

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Try running the factory reset on it.

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