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Flickering light and screen

Hi, I have a KDS 468p monitor, it worked well until yesterday. This morning I turn it on and it started flickering the power light and a black screen, like trying to stay on. It also makes this little click everytime the light flickers, like from the speakers or something. Is there anyway I could fix this?

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The power supply may be failing.

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SOURCE: Monitor flickering and adjustment buttons locked

If the refresh rate is not properly set the monitor may have a wavy or an appearance that lines are going down ... This may also cause a flickering affect.
Distorted or skewed image on monitor. Issue: Distorted or skewed image on monitor.
Cause: This issue can occur from any of the below possibilities.

  1. Windows issue.
  2. Loose or defective cable.
  3. Refresh rate issue
  4. Interference.
  5. Bad monitor.
Solution: Windows Issue If your monitor has a proper display until it gets into Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows ME, or Windows XP please see document CH000121 for software or setting related issues.
Loose or defective cable You may receive a distorted image when the cable is loose or defective. Disconnect the video cable going from the back of the computer and verify that no pins are bent, burnt or broken. Once verified re-connect the monitor cable.
Refresh rate issue If the refresh rate is not properly set the monitor may have a wavy or an appearance that lines are going down or across the monitor slowly or fast. This may also cause a flickering affect. Additional information about how to change the refresh rate can be found on document CH000558.
Interference A distorted image can be caused by magnetic or other types of interference. Verify no speakers, fans or other magnetic devices are close to the monitor.
Bad Monitor If the above possibilities have been checked it is likely that the monitor is bad. To verify this it is recommended that the monitor be temporarily disconnected and then connected to another computer. This can be a friends computer, a work computer, and/or a computer at a service center. You can also help verify a defective monitor by connecting another monitor to your computer. Note: Connecting your possibly defective monitor to another computer will in no way harm the other computer.

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Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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I have the same problem. I leave the computer on for awhile to warm up the screen. I don't know why, that seems to help. I turn off the screen on the bottom right and do that a couple of times. Behind the screen I unplug and plug and unplug and plug the screen in again. After it gets going, it works all day. But at night I like to turn off the computer to rest. So I have to do this every morning.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: my monitor flickers then goes black

It could be the capacitors on your monitor's Power Supply. Open up the lcd and check the power supply board see if you see any "BULGED UP" capacitors. If thats the case you most likely just need to replace the bad capacitors. Go to radio shack or electronics supply store buy the same capacitors with the same mF and volts. If you can't find the same ones then always go with higher voltage. Replace the bad ones with new ones following this video. Make sure you note the negative terminals on the CAPS before you remove them. The shorter side on the new CAP is always negative.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Samsung 226BW 22" LCD wont turn on and flickers a blue light

Hello cstafford35,

Your monitor has a very common problem. The internal power supply has blown a part called a capacitor. If you are comfortable working with electronics and with soldering I can talk you thru the diag/repair. If you are not ready to tackle that we also offer a repair service, about $30 plus shipping for your model. Let me know if you want to try fixing it yourself and we can go from there. The repair will require opening the monitor case and replacing from 2 - 5 parts. You can call me at 318-447-9040 if you have questions.

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Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Hi my philips monitor keeps flickering on and off.

You are hearing mini-sized lightning bolts.

Turn the monitor off, before it burns your house down.

Disconnect it.

Find a Recycling Station that will responsibly recycle your monitor.

Buy a new monitor.

Posted on Nov 01, 2009

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    1. Start the computer.
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    9. Close the Device Manager by clicking OK, and you will return to the Control Panel.
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