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Monitor is blank, help

I have a monitor problem and it has to be on the circuite board.
When I hook up the monitor(external) to my laptop and turn it on the LCD flashes the screen once and then goes blank with a little hint of flashing every time the power buton flashes(green only). I have come to the conclusion that the LCD itself is fine but the monitor had dust on it when I got it. i'm sure this is the original cause, but not sure what exactly it could have effected. i have pics of the circuit board and so forth. I can provide that, and I'm also uploading to youtube a short video of what the screen does when I turn it on. I hate to see a perfectly good LCD go to waste because one transistor . I'm not a technician but can understand any sugestions you might have.
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You have bad capacitors on the power board. If it was the inverter and the transistors associated with that then you would still get a solid green power light and shining a bright light into the screen would reveal an image.

Easy to repair if you have some electronics knowledge, if not, then your local TV repairman should be able to help you out.
Hope that helps =)

Posted on Apr 10, 2008


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