i just bought Acer AL1916W 19" when i connect my monitor 1st time its work fine for 30 min but after this all goes wrong,
when i start windows its shows the acer logo than nothing,display goes black.but when i turn off the monitor and on it again its show the display only for 2 sec. than light goes dark again but if i see the monitor very closely i can see the display running, only light goes down,i tried the default setting also both DVI Signal Cable and D-Sub Signal Cable but nothing,another monitor work fine,is there any driver need for this,
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Re: Acer AL1916W 19" problem
Unfortunatelly the problem is hardware based. You will need to have the monitor repaired in a service center. Here's why:
LCD/TFT monitors don't produce light themselves. They are composed by a matrix of transistors (TFT - thin film transistor) that have the property to reflect or allow some light (certain wavelenghts)to pass through them. They don't produce light by themselves. Instead there is a fluorescent tube (neon like) light inside the monitor and that's the light source used in order for you to see what's on the screen. A flourescent light is suposed to last pretty much, i don't think yours has a problem, you say it works for some seconds or so. Instead your problem is most probable with the inverter circuitry that powers on that light. It's a common problem among these types of monitors but in your situation i don't think it will be an expensive repair. In the case that the screen is dark (in a dark place you can't read or view anything on it) but if you apply light to it ( a flashlight or something) and you see something, then the problem is most likely to have occured with the invertor.
Try to ask at a local service center for a repair, this shouldn't be an expensive procedure.
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Sounds like your video card. Check to make sure it's connected properly. If so, check to make sure it's properly seated to *********** board. The possible issue could be the card is connected enough to display the picture, but not enough to communicate with the monitor to stay on because it has an active feed. Best of luck fixing it
Hi, At the worst it is a blown monitor, but have hope. 1st try a new or known good lead, between monitor and PC. 2nd put monitor with own lead on good PC. if 1st works = result. if 2nd and monitor is same, suspect monitor, however, if 2nd works ok on other PC, then look at ur vid card. Either way, this test sequence should save you some $. Be lucky.
If your monitor have inbuilt speaker, then you need not to plug it, because the monitor cable will work for that. I have ViewSonic 19" with inbuilt speaker and its working without any extra cable or connection.
Hey Buddy My AL1916W was having same problem, its due to faulty IFB which cannot save colors after pressing reset, get it replaced from acer, if its in warranty, acer will replace ur LCD within a week.
Quickly go to the Acer website and check FAQ's and while there also find out how to get an RMA to return it. My guess is you have a bad monitor. At $200 roughly for a replacement I would hustle. I am assuming you got nothing but a white screen but did get video on your TV.
This is not a setting or driver issue! The best way to determine this is to connect the monitor up to another device to see if the same thing occurs! If it does then your backlight is in bad shape and it is starting to go bad. It will generate enough power to display some images, but when it continues to be on for a certain peirod of time it goes black. This is common when the backlight is starting to go bad!