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ACER AL1916 wont turn on

I powered it down the night before and this morning I get no response from the monitor, i tried another power cord and nothing. What should I do?

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  • BOCHIE Jan 07, 2008

    i have the same problem. tried another power cord ,no luck. power lite does not go on.

  • ronjr83 Jan 11, 2008

    how do i check if the switch is ok?



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Hi, first aid... check if the power switch is ok on the monitor, and let me know how you confirm the switch is ok???

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

  • ravi chavan Jan 12, 2008

    hi, as u say that u had powered it down the night before, its very likely that the switch must be bad, u also have changed the power cord, so the only thing to do is to open the lcd ,if u can" to check the powersupply section, there must be either a fuse or a fusable resistor, check it out, if u have all the necessary equipments.U will have to check the power supply section very carefully.



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