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Where to find capacitor

Hi, I have the Sceptre monitor with the same problem - power light on but display black. Where do I purchase replacement capacitors? When I get them, do i just clip out the old ones and solder the new ones in place? Thanks - sorry if these are obvious questions.

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  • pdxamy Oct 01, 2007

    Thank you. One last issue - I've removed all of the screws from the back and can't seem to disassemble the unit to access board. Any tips?

  • pdxamy Oct 01, 2007

    OK, I found another post suggesting sliding a card down the side of the unit. That worked to disengage clips around back panel.
    Now, I'm looking at the boards and the capacitors all look OK. I have nothing to lose at this point but can you help me find the ones you are talking about?
    Thank you in advance,

  • pdxamy Oct 04, 2007

    When we hook the monitor up, the computer recognizes it but there is no picture. The power light is the only sign of life. Other monitors work fine with the machine.
    Assuming it is the power supply, would a picture of that board be helpful? I will need to remove it to access solder points but don't want to replace all caps...

    Thank you for your help!



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Where to find capacitor? This trouble maybe power supply or inverter boards is defective.
first you can test the voltage of the multr,and then check which part is defective.From can find those parts
if you have any question,please let us know,we sincerely hope we can help you!
you can also check this boards whether suit you:
Sceptre LM004 Power Supply Backlight Inverter for X9G KOMODO

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Can you shine a flashlight into you display screen with it it connected to your PC and Windows booted. When you do see if you can see the desktop with all your icons in the background if so it is not your Caps..but it most likely is the cold cathode florescent lamp needs replaced this provides backlighting

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  • 1,153 Answers, mcmelectronics, tritronics etc. You will need to heat up the soldering trace, or legs of capacitor and pullout gently.

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  • Lashawn Robinson Oct 03, 2007

    One thing two remember is when your monitor was plugged in, did you get OSD, which is on-screen display? That mean if you pressed the other buttons on the monitor like brightness, or adjustments of any kind, did the screen show this. Because its very important if so. If you have OSD, then the problems will be on the video board, if you don't have anything light up then its in the powersupply. These boards are seperated. If on the video board these are small capacitors (SMD) the other way its the large caps in PS.

  • Lashawn Robinson Oct 06, 2007

    I would suggest that you take a picture, but just note that you will have to remove the PS before you can actually work on it.


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