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Dell 1704 FPTt monitor goes black after about 20 min

My monitor goes black after about 20 min anything I can look for?

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  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    I have the same problem but from what I can find in my research this is caused by a faulty inverter that controls the LCD backlight...

  • Jonathan James
    Jonathan James Feb 22, 2009

    Once the monitor goes black, if I turn the power off and then back on, it restarts long enough that I can read the screen. The black again.

    How do I repair the inverter????????

  • jfos5553 Apr 23, 2009

    Where do I obtain an inverter for the screen backlight?



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Go to Start, Control Panel, Power Options and change your monitor setting to never turn off. If you do leave your monitor on all the time then you should set up a screen saver.

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