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Tomtom 300 hi ...... screen is permanently dim. Everything is there its just impossible to read properly. you can go to brightness page and its upto full light, also the day mode / night mode has no difference too. Its as though there is a bulb gone ?? Do they have such a thing ?? Please help many thanks. Simon

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Hello Simon,

Yes your'e right, the screen does have a bulb. Its reffered to as the ' backlight ' and from what you describe unfortunatly is sounds like yours has gone.
This light is somewhat integral to the screen so its more reasonable to change the whole screen rather than just the light.
There are other possible causes for the light not to be on as special circuits are employed to light up the screen. If these circuits are damaged in your device then its unlikely it will be economical to repair them.
I do hope this helps you or at least helps you to decide how to procede.
Good luck

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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