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Dell 24 Hi I have a 24" tft and one of the backlights are cracked so i need a new backlight does anyone know where i can purchase a new backlight it a u-shaped one.

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  • flecka Apr 26, 2008

    just a recap the model is a dell 2407wfp and takes 6 u-shaped tubes i suppose any u-shaped tube will do as long as it is the correct size i have googled and found nothing.

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Thanks for the reply your right dell dont make their monitors,i actually have it working ok now but it is slightly dark at the bottom,i just plug another smaller tube in and leave it there,wont work without a tube connected.

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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That's because if I recall right, Dell just rebrands another company's monitors. It's an easy job to replace the backlight tube but it's also an easy job to accidentally crack the whole screen when you get in there. But if you open it up, you might be able to find the part number of who ever makes that screen. Any similar size backlight will work. Check in such places as Electronix.com and Partstore.com with the real maker of the LCD.
Not a whole lot of help, but hopefully better then nothing..........

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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