Question about Lenovo IdeaPad Computers & Internet
Model p500. I usually use a 39 inch tv hdmi connect. when I travel I can barely see my screen on laptop. brightness at max.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi, your LCD screen's backlight has gone out. This is a hardware failure, and you'll need to have it replaced or repaired. THe LCD screen consists of two parts, the LCD screen which creates images for you to see, and the backlight which forces light through the LCD so you can see it. Your backlight has gone out, so your screen still has images, but no light.
Posted on May 17, 2009
Connect an external monitor to your laptop. If it the image is ok on the external monitor and bad on the laptoop screen it means one of more of backlight/inverter/screen is defective. Have it repaired by a professional.
Posted on Oct 09, 2009
When you say that your laptop "screen is dim", do you mean that there is no light coming from your screen, but you can see images on it? or do you mean that there is light coming from the screen, just a very little amount?
If you can images, but NO light is coming from the screen, then the LCD backlight is dead, and it needs to be replaced.
If there is light coming from the screen, but it's very dim, then you'll need to find the screen brightness adjustment keys on your laptop. This is usually two keys. The first one is normally in the lower left corner of your laptop and should be a different color - like blue or purple, and will be labeled something like "Fn". The second key is normally in the function key row (F1, F2, F3, etc...) and has a symbol on it that looks like a sun or burst of light with an arrow. There's usually one for "brightness UP" and one for "brightness DOWN". Hold down the Fn key, and then press the "Brightness UP" key a few times to see if the screen brightens up. Good luck.
Posted on Jan 14, 2010
SOURCE: Dim display on laptop LCD screen
The part you need is called a CCFL Backlight. Basically, there are lights in the screen that back-light/illuminate the display. Over time it burns out and you are left with a dim and completely dull display. These are a pain to replace and expensive when bought from the manufacturer. But this site has a break down with dis-assembly instructions...if you want to try it.
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
SOURCE: i have lenovo ideapad y510
I see you want to use an HDMI connection for your Video from your Lenovo Y510.
I have checked information about the Y510 and it does not have the Technology of HDMI on the Y510 system of Lenovo, Y510 system only have the VGA port where in you can use a VGA cable to get video output to an External Monitor.
Regarding the issue about HDMI I have not seen any Converters yet that can be bought from anywhere to convert VGA to HDMI and I believe that will not be possible since VGA is a lower type of video output than what an HDMI can.
I do apologize but the Y510 systems does not have the HDMI technology to on it.
I hope this clarifies everything about your Query.
Have a nice day
Posted on Jun 16, 2011
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Your Lenovo laptop can be hooked up your TV if you have a model that is
capable of TV output. Newer models with HDMI ports can easily connect to newer
TVs that have HDMI input jacks. For older laptops or TVs, you will need other
adapters or cables. The most common of these is an S-video jack, which has a
small round connector with several pins arranged in a circle. For S-video
connections, you will need to hook up the audio from your laptop to your TV
Things You'll Need
Turn on your
Lenovo laptop and HDMI-enabled TV.
Connect one end
of your HDMI cable to the HDMI port on your laptop. Lenovo's IdeaPad series has
these ports. If you have a ThinkPad or other Lenovo model, connect a
USB-to-HDMI adapter to your HDMI cable, then plug the USB end of the adapter
into any USB port.
"FN" and "F7" keys on your keyboard. This will switch the laptop's
display to the TV. You can then use your TV screen as a monitor or use the
laptop's DVD drive to watch movies on your TV.
Turn off your
laptop and TV. Connect your S-video cable to the laptop on one end and the TV
on the other.
cables into your audio out jacks on the laptop. If you do not have stereo audio
output, you can use the headphone/speaker jack. Add a splitter adapter to split
the sound into stereo instead of mono (single speaker). Plug the other ends of
the audio cables into your TV.
Turn on the
laptop and let it boot up. Then turn on the TV. Right-click on your desktop
screen, then select "Properties."
"Settings" tab, the "Advanced" button, then "ATI
displays" or "Display device" or the similarly worded option,
depending on your system. It is not the "On screen displays" option
in any version.
Click on the
option that suits your system, such as "TV" or "LCD." Click
"Apply," then "Yes" to confirm, if necessary. Click
"OK" to exit. Your display should be visible on the TV screen. If
not, try pressing "FN" and "F7" to toggle the display to
the external screen.
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