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Very Dim display

I am attempting to troubleshoot and repair a
Samsung SyncMaster 172N for a neighbor.It powers up with the pc, and is very dim to the point of being blacked out. Is there any info someone could shed light on. If not, I will not go any further with this deed.

LCD or any display devices haven' t fallen in my comfort zone as items to repair.
Thank you...

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If you have tried all the usual adjustments (brightness etc), then the inverter board or the backlight itself is bad.

It's pretty hard to tell which one it could be, given as they are both related (the inverter board powers the backlight)

I had that happen to a few 192N's, and it was a bad inverter board in both cases.

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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