Question about Gateway FPD2275W LCD Monitor
Hi, Whenever I turn on my monitor it displays the computers output briefly (~half a second) before going blank. I have tried the monitor on two other computers with the same result so it is definetaly not a computer problem. The power light on the front of the monitor stays green when the screen goes blank. Whenever I turn the power off and back on again the exact same thing happens. Help please!! Benq FP937s+
Hi this is the way how to examine what's wrong with your LCD monitors. Power on both CPU and monitor. After going blank, you check that you can see the image on the screen by shining a flashlight into the screen, not directly but find the best angle to the screen and take a look very closely. If you can see the icons or any image, there will be a minor problem. Like me, I can see window image using flashlight and check lamps inside. Some of them were broken and it is easily replaced. If you cannot see anything on the screen, there'll be some problems with inverter board. If you have soldering tool and want to fix it by yourself, check the caps first. It may cause this problem. Some caps might show leaking or burn spot on the board because of too high temp. If you don't have soldering tool, you better go get a technician to do so.
Posted on Feb 24, 2008
I found a bad 25V 1000uF Cap in my monitor and for $2 from Radio Shack I replaced it and it is working fine now. Thanks for your help.
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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