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Monitor went black

Screen suddenly went black. It was as if a fuse blew. "On" button consistently blinks green. Cannot be turned off. Screen flickers slightly each time light blinks green. Can this be fixed? Approximate cost?

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Re: Monitor went black

Same with mine a couple days ago. I've been told the contacts have oxidized and need to be cleaned. It was going to cost about $80 to fix and no guarantee how long it would last so I just bought a new monitor.

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