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Samsung 540N monitor. Takes more time to start the display

Display will be blank for more than 5min and then the display comes. This happens even if I've not connected monitor to the computer. I could see that the blue light slightly flickers every 3-4 secs.
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This is capacitors problems inside the monitor. If you have some tools , screwdrivers, soldering iron and some experience, open carefull the back of your monitor after to unplug from the outlet.
you will see in power supply board a capacitor who which the top has changed . replace that capacitor.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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This could be down to a faulty interface cable between the PC and Monitor.

  1. Check for any bent or receding pins in the plugs at both ends of the cable.
  2. Also make sure that when the cable is plugged in that you use the securing screws / posts to secure it to the sockets.
  3. Check that the cable has not been physically damaged, cut, crushed or bent over very tightly as all of these can degrade the signals between PC and monitor.
If all else fails then replace the cable. They are freely available from PC dealers and from eBay.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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