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I have a Sceptre x22 gamer that has been serving me well for about two years. A week ago I started having trouble getting the monitor to ''Wake Up'' after the computer goes to sleep or when rebooting. It has become so bad recently that I had to turn the monitor on and wait 15 minutes before it would start to display anything. I don't think it is an issue with the inputs as there is usually a blue display that comes up whether anything is plugged in or not. Usually you are able to switch modes while nothing is plugged in, I.E. DVI , Digital, VGA. However the screen has ceased to display anything. The blue power light blinks and none of the controls give any response. Update: I plugged the monitor into another power cable and it started making a clicking sound. Couldn't tell if it was the speakers or not. This happens whenever I plug the monitor in now, a very regular click with a faint high pitch right before it, like clockwork.

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  • lifepurge Apr 26, 2009

    Had mines for about two years also. The most problems i had were the screen being frozen and i had to unplug the monitor and plug it back in to get it to respond. But two days ago it was working perfectly fine, and then yesterday i woke up to find that it would not respond or wake up to my mouse movement or keyboard pressing. I unplugged it and plugged it back in just to make sure it wasnt frozen and thats when i noticed a sound that seemed to occur whenever the power led was on. Everytime the power led turned off, the sound would also disappear. It seemed very high pitch also.

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My problem with my Sceptre 22 Gamer monitor started today. I had a space lcd which I connected and the spare works fine (not a computer or connection problem).

It sounds like these monitors are somehow engineered to fail at the 2 year point.

I attached it to a spare computer that I booted into safe mode, but I did not even see a flicker on the screen. I left it alone and then all of the sudden I turned and noticed that the display was now working. I disconnected it from my spare computer and reconnected to my main desktop and the blue light on the monitor started just kept blinking and the monitor never powered up.

I am pissed. Hopefully it can be fixed somehow.

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Warcryofjuda, One of the guys that I work with brought in a small screen Sceptre DTV/DVI/VGA +audio unit. and it also has a optional TV/tuner module. mod S1701DTV with side mounted speakers. The viewable screen size is 14"w x 8.75"h . Oh! First things first! Turn it OFF and leave it off. Disconnect it and put it in a safe place for now. IT'S BROKE!! It will not work today, and it will not work tomorrow or the next day. Got that? Ok! Now I want to know if you would like to work together with me and explore both of these monitors and possibly come up with a fix for them? Please get back to me via my email with what ever approach you feel is best for you. We have already opened up our unit and I will try to attach some pic's for you to compare your unit with. I'm louie12fix on fixya or lmistyrel@aol.com
Bye for now.

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