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Constant switch between ON/OFF/source

I have a VX924 that worked well for over a year, but now it keeps switching between ON/OFF. It shows the image for like 1/4 of a second, with the indication Digital on the left bottom corner, then it switch off for 1/2 a second and then on again... like a loop. I?ve disconnected everything and connected it back again, and it did the same. I?ve also connected it to another PC with no success. I?ve read somewhere that this could be caused by the monitor?s built-in memory. It tries to decide whether or not to use the D-Sub or DVI input and gets stuck in a loop. If that?s the case and if there?s a way to bypass this switch I wouldn?t mind loosing the D-Sub input and fix it myself.

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  • Nick19 Feb 16, 2008

    My VX924 keeps switching off/on constantly. Tried to disconnect everything, did not help. As it has been posted before the problem might be with the display memory. Which keeps trying to decide over which port to use. Pls help on this, or should i get a new monitor?

  • Statement Mar 03, 2008

    I've got a similar problem. When I came home and turned on my computer my screen was going on/off. I could see the image about a split of a second, once or twice a second. I tried unplugging/replugging all cables. I tried changing to VGA, and I tried using adapters between DVI/VGA but nothing works. Now I don't even get an image at all. Next buy won't be a ViewSonic, that's for sure. Backlight turns on and off. When I had image, I saw oscillating patterns in the upper left corner, pure white, much like how a sound sample looks like in audio editors. It doesn't matter if anything is plugged in or not, it still keeps flashing on/off and the power button blinks green/off. I can't get any menues up on it since it seems to 'reboot' before any menues pop up. I've had my monitor for 2-3 years and I expected it to last longer than that. I have given up trying on this one.

  • Statement Mar 03, 2008

    By the way, I tried changing computers. It's not the graphics card since I tried it on a healthy laptop as well.

  • r0an Oct 10, 2008

    same prob here, cant see the menu controls to reset. £350 for a monitor? I feel robbed by viewsonic, never again, & I suggest everyone reading this should think hard before u commit your hard earned to this company..

  • vartufaroth Nov 18, 2008

    Same issue, no difference. Memory recall, or factory defaults as you say, only fix the solution until the next reboot and trying them again doesn't always fix it. Is there a perm fix?

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Does the menu controls work on front panel?If so you can try factory reset or Recall as it is called on some monitors.

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