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Princeton Monitor VL1917 - No Power

I have a Princeton VL1917 monitor. I hadn't used it for a while and now I want to sell it to a friend, but the power light doesn't come on. The AC adapter has a green led on it and that turns on, but the green led light on the monitor doesn't turn on. Hoping it's a quick fix.... thanks.

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This is the way how to examine what's wrong with your LCD monitors. After you turned your pc on, you have to check that if you can see the image on the screen or not 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. This is because of the lamps inside screen. Some of them were broken and it is very easy to replace. 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. Hope this help!! If anything I can help you with, feel free to let me know.
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Very common problem, look for bad caps with leaking/bulging tops as shown in my pictures:
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/Princeton%20VL1918W/

If you are going to DIY and have proper tools and know safety precaution then please read on:
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply (they should be replaced in a set), blown fuses; poor solder joints, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
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http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
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Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.
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