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I have a macbook pro (late '10) and an Acer "23 S230HL. The monitor has worked fine with the computer for about 3 months now. However lately the monitor has been displaying a "No Signal" Msg and then going to sleep. Unplugging and replugging seem to work sporadically but less and less so as time goes on. This problem does not occur when I hook the monitor up to another computer, or when I hook my computer up to a different monitor.

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Hello mat78, Unfortunatelly the problem is hardware based. You will need to have the monitor repaired in a service center. Here's why: LCD/TFT monitors don't produce light themselves. They are composed by a matrix of transistors (TFT - thin film transistor) that have the property to reflect or allow some light (certain wavelenghts)to pass through them. They don't produce light by themselves. Instead there is a fluorescent tube (neon like) light inside the monitor and that's the light source used in order for you to see what's on the screen. A flourescent light is suposed to last pretty much, i don't think yours has a problem, you say it works for some seconds or so. Instead your problem is most probable with the inverter circuitry that powers on that light. It's a common problem among these types of monitors but in your situation i don't think it will be an expensive repair. In the case that the screen is dark (in a dark place you can't read or view anything on it) but if you apply light to it ( a flashlight or something) and you see something, then the problem is most likely to have occured with the invertor. Try to ask at a local service center for a repair, this shouldn't be an expensive procedure. Hope this helps.

Posted on May 24, 2007

SOURCE: Acer AL1714

OK I have the same monitor, I was given it by a client when I couldnt fix it, I DO have the 19V supply and still getting the same problem.

If you open it and reseat all connections you can reach, I find it starts to work. Unfortunately after less than a few days use it goes off again.

Hopefully this can help someone get further

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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SOURCE: dell monitor for dimension 2350

There are several updates for your computer. Here is a link for the model you gave me. I would update the chipset drivers and the video card drives. The BIOS might need to be updated to. When you go to dell's website you can go under support and do a search by model or service tag.I did the searh by model, Its always best to go by the service tag because this gives you the list of drivers for your exact computer. Here is the link.
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=DIM_PNT_CEL_2350&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=

If you need more help fell free to ask any questions you may have.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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SOURCE: My W2207 monitor keeps going to sleep

Hi,First there is no signal from the PC . check if the display card has come out while moving the monitor, or just reinsert the display card in the PC , then boot the pc .

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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The monitor is not going to sleep the power supply board is shutting down. If you can solder you should be able to repair the monitor yourself. The problem is caused by blown capacitors on the power board. Go to our web site at : www.ccl-la.com/badcaps.htm We have pictures of what to look for. Open your monitor and look at the power supply board for any blown capacitors, replace all that you find. The replacement parts can be ordered from several places on the internet or we can supply them for you. The replacement parts will need to be high temp and will be marked 105c. The values you need to get will be marked on the sides of the ones you take out but will be something like 220uf, 470uf, or 1000uf etc. and then a voltage rating. When you install the new ones be sure to insert them with the polarity stripe going the same direction as the old ones come out. If you don't want to do the repair yourself we do offer a repair service for $35 plus return shipping. If you have any questions just let us know

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