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Monitor displays for less than second, then goes black.

Power button is flashing green, monitor does have power. I connected monitor to a laptop, same results. I could see the monitor display the output from the laptop, but still just for a brief second then all black. Appears the problem is with the monitor, since same results from different PCs.

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If that model has no external power supply then the supply is internal and some capacitors have failed. It's a fairly common problem with that type of monitor. The capacitors are cheap, and not too difficult to desolder and replace. The hardest part sometimes is getting the darned thing open.
Hope this helps.

This is also a test, I have been having issues getting notices of replies through e-mail. Your input therefore is desirable.

Thank you.

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Adjust your resolutions to the minimum and check for the mgz on the setting to comply with the monitor

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