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Backlight is acting like a bad flour. tube .. everthing else OK

When first starting monitor, it has a weak- flickering back light .. just started acting up recently .. everything else is GREAT!! I like the colors and extreme detail this monitor offers.

I'm running XP home .. does seem to be a monitor problem, however .. if the monitor is re-started warm I think it comes up normal .. leaving it in green-flash mode does not change startup flicker after cool-down.

Could there be a startup driver in trouble within the monitor?

I'm concerned that one time soon, the backlight might fail altogether ...

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  • thebarrel Mar 24, 2008

    I appreciate the "aging" info .. however monitor [Samsung 930B 19" Black case], is less than a year old.

    Perhaps it just needs a new lamp, but since it runs bright after starting problems without any dimming or flicker until next use, I wondered if there might be a hardware or software fix.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    screen not visible after approx 30 minutes,new backlight fitted recently



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Normaly the backlights have a life of around 40k hours of working.
If your monitor is 3-4 years ,the backlight tube/s could be defective.Your description seems to indicate tube aging.

It's possible to replace the tube but needs a good amount of technical skill.
Do write if you need more help,Please indicate make exact model no etc.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

  • Samir  Shah
    Samir Shah Mar 25, 2008

    This is a Harware problem of monitor.Contact manufacturer Samsung.They should help.




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