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Blinks On and Off

The problem with the monitor only seems to have occured in the past 3 days. It blinks on and off every second. I've checked the wiring - from monitor to computer/mains - and there appears to be no problems there. I try using the monitor on another computer and it does the same thing. Using another monitor on my computer works fine. I've tried changing the refresh rate to 100 hertz and lower. Still no change. Thanks if you can get it working again!

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  • Wickdaman
    Wickdaman Oct 08, 2007

    Yeh furniture polish. I was cleaning my room and I might have sprayed the monitor. So my monitor is completely knackered?

  • Wickdaman
    Wickdaman Oct 08, 2007

    Woops! I said it's solved and it's not.

    You can tell I'm new ;)

  • Wickdaman
    Wickdaman Oct 08, 2007

    Thanks for the support!

  • Wickdaman
    Wickdaman Oct 08, 2007

    I've notified you by e-mail. Thanks again for the help!

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Hi Wickdamam, It sounds like the viewsonic power supply inside your monitor is Clamping due to a heavy load or a short circuit. The best method for getting your monitor back to normal, is to carefully disassemble the unit and clean the dust and lint from everything inside. I use a paint brush to sweep the circuit boards off. Evidently you have something shorting out inside. You will want to look for anything that does not belong inside like jelly or anything crazy like that. If you have further problems contact me at Repairtech@playstationclinic.com.

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    Greg Stokes Oct 08, 2007

    I was thinking about what you ssaid it started three day ago. Could it be that someone was cleaning up the area and possbly sprayed furniture polish or cleaner around the montior?

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    Greg Stokes Oct 08, 2007

    Hi Wickdaman,

    You can email me at Repairtech@playstationclinic.com is you need more assistance. The circuits in your monitor are very resilient, and you probably have not knockered your monitor. Just be careful, if you see a connector your questioning, Write me an email.

  • Greg Stokes
    Greg Stokes Oct 10, 2007

    Hi Wickdaman,

    How are things going with the monitor?

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