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Screen Goes Blank

I have an ACER AL 1912 monitor that goes blank a few seconds. This problem happened a few months ago as well, but it went away after reconnecting the VGA cable. Then yesterday, it appeared again. The VGA cable is seperate from the monitor and replaceable. (Maybe the fix)

When I press the power button, the light turns green, then 1 second of blank screen, then 1 second of "ACER" displayed, then blank for 1 second. Then "No Signal" displayed for 1 second, then continuous blank screen, and green light turns orange. Pressing Menu does nothing at any point.

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Ive seen this on other monitors. Look for a 1 and 2. Some monitors do NOT auto detect a signal, and this one might not. Look for a way to set the monitor from Digital input to VGA input. Try that and see.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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