20 Most Recent KDS K717s 17" LCD Monitor Questions & Answers

This issue is most likely caused by a capasitor doing bad. There is no easy fix. It must be disembled and the power supply repaired. If done properly, it should cost somewhere between $ 50 to $125. But it may do it again as the Pwoer supply is a known issue for this monitor. Sorry.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Mar 23, 2015

This is a common problem across many monitors, unfortunately. The problem stems from one of two things, typically.

It is either the Power Inverter board (Inverter Mirage Electronics AD-1700 Rev:F 200-000-170DTL1 VERSION:A) or a weak or dying backlight.

If your monitor comes on for 2 seconds then you can test the backlight by using the controls to get into the backlight brightnes settings on the OSD and turning it WAY down.

If that dosen't work then it is likely bad capacitors on the Power board mentioned above. If you feel adventurous and know how to solder then you might be able to fix this yourself. You need to be careful however because you are dealing with high votage in there and capacitors CAN hold a charge long after you have unpluged the unit. You can read more about this power board as well as how to replace the bad caps HERE.

If that's not for you then I would recomend taking it to a local TV shop for them to fix. The parts shouldn't be more than $20, but labor can be expensive.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Mar 22, 2015

Before you take it in to be repaired check one more thing. Click on Start>Right-Click on My Computer>Properties>Hardware>Device Driver. Find your Monitor on the list of hardware devices. Expand it by clicking on it and right--click on your model to update driver. If this does not work then yes, there are two small flourescent bulbs inside the moitor about 8" long and size of a pencil. Those do burn out and can be replaced. However, before you spend money on repairs check for reburbished monitors at websites like TigerDirect. They have new refurbished 19" monitors for a little over $100, Hope this helps.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

I tried the fan idea to cool it and it didn't work.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

Power supply filter caps will be he first thing to check, look for leaking/bulging tops.

Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


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KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

This monitor can be wall mounted but I do not know what bracket you would use.

If you look on the back of the monitor you should see 4 indents in the sticker near the corners. If you don't then rub around near the corners of the sticker. With a sharp knife or pin you should be able to lift out these tiny stickers. You need to measure the distance between these on the horizontal, vertical and diagonal then you should be able to ask somebody at your local TV dealer for help locating the correct bracket.

I'm sorry i can't be more helpful.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

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KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

The most common problem with LCD monitors is the capacitors that are on the power pack. the pack usually looses or pops as we say 2-6 of them after 3-5 years. its almost a certainty after 5 years. a component repair tech can replace these but unless you can find some one like me who will do it for cheap to save the landfill you most likely will buy a new one.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

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KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015

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KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Sep 10, 2014

press top button keep pressing to go up, bottom to go down, press left button to close or wait menu will go out.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Sep 10, 2014

Stop the fuzzy, by separating the wires in back. Touching wires cause crosstalk of signals . Immediate fix.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Aug 12, 2014

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KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Sep 19, 2011

Sorry that you're having trouble.

Is it a little or a lot?

Try any of these on a small inconspicous spot:

1) you might be able to gently remove it with a simple pencil eraser.

2) you might try some diluted rubbing alcohol on a cotton swab.

Lastly, show the person who used the crayon how to color with non-messy electronic paint.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jun 27, 2011

Bad caps can look normal but it they can have high ESR, but you should take some voltage readings first, it should have 5vdc and 12~16vdc when the monitor is plugged in but not turn on.
Post pictures of the caps also, many people told me the caps look OK until I see the pictures and they turn out to be bad. You need cap meter taht can read capacitance and ESR.
Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
Failed TV and Monitors: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm
Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Parts: www.shopjimmy.com
Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps.
Or www.digikey.com, just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current and long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.
Please post back what you find.
Please leave rating if it helps.

KDS K717s 17"... | Answered on Jan 07, 2011

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