Monitor powers up momentarily and goes to standby normally with no video connected to it, but while its on, it lights up bright white, which does not appear to be a normal mode. Also, sometimes video is fine, but in most cases, the presence of a video signal from the PC's VGA connector to the monitor causes the power to the monitor to shut down completely. It is not going into standby; its going completely off (the power LED is completely dark). The monitor cannot be powered on while connected to the PC's video output, no matter how many times I press the PWR button. Now, if I disconnect the monitor from the PC, it turns on (LED green, white background) then goes to standby. Please note: the PC is NOT the problem, is OK, and works with its usual flat-tube monitor connected. The problem is completely with the ViewSonic VE710b. This is a good one, so please DO let me know if you can help me with this before I give it to my youngest son to tear up!!
I fixed this problem by replacing all the electrolytics 1000uF and 1500uF on the power supply/inverter board. All were either bulging or had burst at the bottom rubber seal. This cleared up all problems and I am using this monitor successfully at this very moment.
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The message says that the monitor doesn't receives signal - which is normal. Since the problem appears only after you plug in the cable in means that the problem is located there - something is wrong with your pc, most likely the video card has died.
Make sure the HDMI cable is connected to the HDMI OUT port on the
back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system. Connect the other end of the HDMI
cable into the HDMI Input port of the TV or display monitor.
While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the
front of the system), hold down the
touch-sensitive power button on the front of the system until the system
goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from:
red light --> green light --> then back to red light). This
will ensure that you have held down the power button long enough to
reset the Video Output Settings.
Turn on the PLAYSTATION 3 system and once the system finishes powering
up, the Video Output Settings will automatically reset to the standard
resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your
Have similar TV. If it is set to the PC source, it goes into standby when there is no signal, like a regular monitor. Even though the monitor is in standby, you can still press the Source button to change to, say, HD input, and will use the familiar on/off action when pressing Power on the remote.
1.) Your video card is 'stuck' in standby mode, which in turn sends a signal putting the monitor in low power 'standby' mode as well. When you disconnect it, the monitor returns to normal 'on' mode. Rebooting the PC should correct this issue.
2.) Your resolution or refresh rate are set outside the range supported by the monitor. When you connect the monitor, it starts receiving a signal that it can't display, so it simply turns off. You'll need to reboot the PC and press F8 quickly to bot into safe mode and correct the monitor settings.
you need a new video card. it is powering down becuase it is not reciving any signal from you computer. if you are useing onboard video (vga) get a pci video card if you are useing a pci card try puting it in a dfrent slot.