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HPvs17e monitor will not power up

My monitor went black and will not come back on checked pwr cord(okay) checked fuse(good) but noticed that quite a few capasitors have a white substance around them not sure if it's glue or the capsitors are shot? tried to locate another complete power controller can not find one anywhere CAN YOU HELP?????????????????

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  • raeinama Jun 21, 2008

    I have the same problem. my monitor doesn't work, just out of the blue. I tried all power supply and cords.

  • Alfred_Riggs Sep 14, 2008

    Yup, sounds like exactly the same problem, the blue power light appears for a fraction of a second and nothing, was working fine yesterday with no signs of any problem.

    The solution sounds technical, and not something that I would be able to do myself without guided instruction... is there a hyperlink with futher information that may be of help?

    Regards, Alfred.


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Hi the SMPS needs to be checked - some of the failure prone comps., Bridge Rectifier and Power Transistor check them after disconnecting power completely , the large electrolytic Cap., will hold charge even after disconnecting the power so be very careful. The substance around caps., is epoxy so as not to let them explode in the event of short circuit

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