Hi, Whenever I turn on my monitor it displays the computers output briefly (~half a second) before going blank. I have tried the monitor on two other computers with the same result so it is definetaly not a computer problem. The power light on the front of the monitor stays green when the screen goes blank. Whenever I turn the power off and back on again the exact same thing happens.
You need to either buy a new inverter board, or if you are competant with soldering onto boards, you need to replace the c5707 transisters at points q740, q739, q760 and q759 on the larger board. best place really for the replacement c5707s is ebay
I had the same problem. I found recommendations here and on other sites that I needed a new backlight inverter / power supply.
I found exactly what I needed at this site:
part number: E173FPCPWR. The have pictures of the exact card you need you need to by.
Mine cost $50 plus shipping ($14.69) (ugh!)
I just installed it today and it's working great.
You need to feel comfortable popping the back of your monitor and working with little screws and connectors.
You may find the part cheaper online. Sure beats buying a new monitor.
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it looks like the Inverter's gone in your screen, it works like a starter in a florescent tube, it 'kick starts' your screen to come on. Turning it on/off many times eventually 'kick starts' your screen and makes it come on eventually.
If tried the monitor on two other computers with the same result -- definitly your monitor is faulty. Take it to the repair shop. To make double sure, run your computer with another monitor. If everything is fine now; you can blame the monitor.
I am not familiar with your particular model, but I do know what the problem is.
The inverter that runs the lights behind the screen is faulty and needs to be repaired. The lights shine from the top and bottom and reflect outwards through the panel so you can see what is on the screen. If you start the computer up, then shine a bright light into the panel you will see an image on the screen, but very feintly.
This can be cheap, it can also be expensive depending on where you go to get it repaired. Call aorund to a few TV shops in your area to get a rough idea on prices.
Hi this is the way how to examine what's wrong with your LCD
monitors. Power on both CPU and monitor. After going blank, you
check that you can see the image on the screen by shining a flashlight into the
screen, not directly but find the best angle to the screen and take a look very
closely. If you can see the icons or any image, there will be a minor problem.
Like me, I can see window image using flashlight and check lamps inside. Some
of them were broken and it is easily replaced. If you cannot see anything on
the screen, there'll be some problems with inverter board. If you have
soldering tool and want to fix it by yourself, check the caps first. It may
cause this problem. Some caps might show leaking or burn spot on the board
because of too high temp. If you don't have soldering tool, you better go get a
technician to do so.
The green power light indicates that the monitor is receiving from the
computer correctly. I suspect it is going into high voltage
shutdown. There is a safety circuit that monitors the high
voltage and shuts the monitor down if it sees anything amiss. So
the monitor comes on and then shuts off. High voltage problems
are generally not worth trying to repair. Another example of a
worthless safety feature. High voltage failures are not
dangerous, and adding the safety circuit just kills the unit when it
may have some life left or worse, sometimes it is the shutdown circuit
itself which fails!
Hope this helps.
IF there is no display even with a flashlight, the P/S board is malfunctioning. Bad capacitors or LCD driver board circuit. Mine did this and it was bad caps, 4 of 8 were bad and a burned out chip on the P/S board.