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One's flashin it's power light, the other's image is green-ish

I have 2 of these monitors. One of them is displaying the same issues as described here. The other monitor's screen is green-tinted (very much), which makes my work as a webdesigner ''rather hard''. I tried several cables and several computers, but the problem appears the second I turn it on, so I'm assuming the hardware is faulty.

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  • steven_andro Jul 14, 2009

    I understand. However, I only bought these monitors about 6 months ago, and both of them are displaying issues (though different issues). I'll get in touch with LG and have them replaced. Thanks for your help.

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Hello,

It sounds like you have a monitor with a common problem. After a few years some LCD monitors will blow a power supply. The problem is caused by parts called capacitors overheating in the confined space of the monitor. If you are good at electronics repair/soldering you can usually fix the problem. Check out a few pictures on my web site www.ccl-la.com/badcaps.htm You can take the back cover off your monitor and look for the bad parts,replace any that look like the pictures and your monitor should work fine. The capacitors do need to be installed with the correct + and - connections, note the stripe on the old one and insert the new one the same way. If you don't want to try the repair yourself we offer a repair service for $35 plus shipping.

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