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Dell 2001FP Dell 2001 FP, on digital input, has a band of red from top to bottom when testing with greyscale screen. Video card has been swapped out.

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Re: Dell 2001FP

Chances are the driver tabs inside from the panel to the internal controller board have failed. This is the actual controller board that the internal video card connects to (hidden under the silver cover on the back of the physical panel).
It is not a cheap repair, and it is normally best to source another panel, or just replace the monitor all together.

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Dell 2001 fp monitor has 2 blue horizontsl line on left side of screen and sometimes become white block

This not good! the problem is in the LCD panel display, and there is no way to repair this on a practical scale, this would not be a cost effective repair, far cheaper to replace the monitor.

Feb 07, 2011 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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My 2001FP shows the contrast cotrol greyed out and the screen has very low contrast, which I need to correct. I use it with a Dell Inspion 9300. The laptop screen has excellent contrast. The 2001FP...

I have four Dell 2001FP monitors. The unavailable contrast is standard for this monitor when used with digital input (DVI). Make sure your brightness is at 100%.If you want a better result of dynamic range and color, the only effective option is color calibration. I use the inexpensive Huey Pro, available
several places, including eBay. Retail is around $100. It something one uses maybe twice a year, takes five minutes to install and use, and the results are notable. I'm a designer, and need excellent color. This is the best solution. Calibrate your laptop as well, and the color should be almost exactly the same between them.

As an alternative, you can use the color settings, select User Preset, and start with something around 40 red 43 green and 37 blue. Adjust proportionately upward until you get what you want.

Another possibility is to use a different connector cable if your laptop has that option, since your monitor an take four different input formats.

Good luck.

Dec 07, 2010 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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I have a 4.5" black strip running down my 2001 fp monitor screen. What do I need to correct it.

Note: Soundbar Power Connector - 12V DC output is for optional Dell Soundbar only. .
  1. Working from the rear of the monitor, attach Soundbar by aligning the two slots with the two tabs along the bottom rear of the monitor.
  2. Slide the Soundbar to the left until it snaps into the place.
  3. Insert the black DC plug from the power cable at the back of the Soundbar into the DC Jack on the back of the Flat Panel Monitor.
  4. Insert the lime green mini stereo plug from the rear of the Soundbar into the Computer's audio output jack.

Jan 16, 2010 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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Suffering from EXACT same problem. Also Dell UltraSharp 2001FP

This is heat, and is a common problem; it affects two of mine. You can verify this by having a can of Dustoff available and catching it when it first starts. Blow in at the top of the monitor through the holes in the back in the same region as the band. The color aberration should go away.

My solution was to make a shroud from black foamcore and use a spare power supply fan to blow air into the case at the top. This has worked for my two monitors for about 18 months. You can also just buy a 12v computer cooling fan for this purpose.Should be somewhere around 75mm in size and quiet, 'cuz you'll be putting up with it if it's not.You can either get a general 12v power supply, or an adapter that fits the 12v power out at the back next to the USB input connector.

Sep 04, 2009 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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Yellow line

It sounds like a hardware problem ,if it still has warranty then you should return it.
It could also be a faulty vga card the only way to test would be to connect monitor to another computer.

Good Luck

Aug 18, 2009 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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Monitor gone black but shows self test not floating

Sounds as though the control unit has died. There are 3 parts to most monitors. The video processor board, power supply board and the HV/backlight board. You can replace the video processor board.
Make sure you leave the unit unplugged first and set for an hour. Usually no other fix then replace the board.

Apr 29, 2009 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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Dell 2001 fp back panel removal ?

First remove the four screws behind the stand mount on the monitor. Then turn monitor vertically so thet the bottom is up. Next look for slots betweem the portions of the srame on the bottom. Use a slotted screw driver to pry open the bottom. Becareful to not damage the plastic. As bottom is opening pry around the entire frame it will come loose. Make sure you place the monitor on a table covered with a towel in the final process to un clip the case.

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Jan 10, 2009 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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DVI went bust

Have you contacted Dell? I am sure the warranty is gone but they might try to help. You can take it to a T.V. shop and have them check it. Sometimes a repair cost more than a monitor though. Acer has the best monitor that I have seen. I put some to a test at Staples and Acer was the only one that could stay working at a high resolution. Strange because Acer is usually ****. Good luck. Sorry I could not give you a better answer. I hope that I put you on the right track though. Does that monitor have a VGA connection on it that you can use. Some have both. Maybe you can get an adapter for your video card. Most cards come with one.

May 02, 2008 | Dell UltraSharp 2001FP 20.1" LCD Monitor

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