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Acer AL1716 blank screen but powers.

Okay heres the problem it powers on and shows nothing, i get a green power light and the back light of the monitor but there is no input signal, no visual display all it will do is blink every some odd seconds. I've used it with other computers and it doesn't work, I've also used it on my 360 (which was the intended use) but it will do just the same (note: I've used another monitor for my 360 and it worked just fine with my Xbox 360 VGA adapter) so as of right now I'm in a complete rut.

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  • Aaron w Jan 07, 2008

    thank you very much.

  • Andoryu Apr 13, 2008

    I am having a similar problem. I plug the monitor in and it turns on for a split second, and then goes black. The power indicator light is on but nothing is on the screen. Would this be a problem with the driver or the monitor itself?

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Probably a bad inverter board, the inverter board powers the bulbs that display the image. this is VERY common problem on all LCD tv's,laptops and monitors.

usually a small transformer blows open on the inverter board. the innverter needs to be replaced if this is the this case.

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