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Supplying power to the monitor to get it to work

I have a HP Pavilion F50 flat screen monitor and I have lost the power cord that supplies the monitor. I want to use it only I can not find the cord to power the monitor. Can you help me with the specs on getting the proper cord to power the F50. The connection for the power is in the back and is round with tines that insert in the back of the monitor along with the VGA cord that connects to the computer. (which I have) Help me please with the info that I need to get this up and running again. Thank you

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    I have replaced the power supply and checked video card and switched monitors still get vga no input. checked all cords and everything powers on like it should. could this be a bad motherboard?



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The correct Power supply can be purchased on ebay. It is not a "D shell Connector. The correct power supply is 12v 4.16 A DC.

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I think what you need is a "D" shell connector.. see if the one that fits your PC Power Supply will fit into the Monitor.. if so then purchase another the same. It's called a "D Shell" Power Cord.

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