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Screen is on but picture dose not show... cables connected

If you look closely the image is visible but very dimmed.  if flashlight pressed against screen it lights up the picture better. Brightness and contrast were turned to max and did nothing.  Everything else works properly just screen is dimmed to the point were you have to (HEAVILY) strain your eyes to see.   

If any solutions please post.

(Picture below is with flashlight pressed up against screen.

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Solution, replace monitor with a new one.
I have found, at my shop, that getting parts for these things can be pricey and by the time I charge labor as well, could just buy a new one.
Probably a bad internal power supply or the inverter that powers the bulb(s) went out, which is sometimes built in with the power supply itself. If, and I stress IF, the parts are available, be prepared to pay more than its worth.
Pick up a new one, shop around on different brands. Some manufacturers offer 3 year warranties. ;)

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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