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Starts up looking good then in 3 minutes, all hell...

I just got this Usd on Ebay, was told it works. After 3 or so minutes it starts getting full of jumping, flashing black lines, blurs out, flickers on and off, colors mess up etc..I tried leaving it on to "warm up", and turning it on and off a few times, It always starts and holds a great picture, then.....probably broken and a pain to send back, but Ive never had one so maybe theres a solution. Thanks anyone!

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Re: Starts up looking good then in 3 minutes, all hell...

Go to the ViewSonic site and read through their knowledge base on your monitor.

Then once you familiarize yourself with electronics safety by reading through a basics manual once or five times, and once you've got it, open up the monitor cold and/or hot, and find out where they spilled Coca-cola down the back or whatever might be suggested by the ViewSonic knowledge base.  Lather, rinse, repeat; when the monitor acts right, then stop.

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