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Monitor is black, power light is blinking

Our monitor recently went black, but the power light continued to blink green, on and off. WE unplugged and then plugged it back in,  and this cured the problem the first time. However, now the monitor won't come on at all. Can this problem be fixed or is it time to replace the monitor?

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  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    Our monitor recently went black, but the power light continued to blink green, on and off. WE unplugged and then plugged it back in, and this cured the problem the first time. However, now the monitor won't come on at all. Can this problem be fixed or is it time to replace the monitor?

    Thanks!

  • Anonymous Aug 27, 2008

    I have a black screen the power light is blinking on and off (green) .can it be repaired

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    E151FPb Monitor screen is black, green light blinking. Monitor will not shut off with power switch. Restored OK twice by rebooting and pulling monitor power plug, but now can't restore.

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  • spidergrrl Jan 30, 2009

    Same problem: power light is green, and blinks every 3 seconds. No activity on the screen - no "no signal", flashing, etc. When I attach a DVI (from a known working adapter), light changes to 3 seconds, orange flash, 3 seconds green, orange flash...

    (Dell 1800FP)


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From your description, it sounds like a failure in the internal power supply of the monitor. Having the unit repaired is an option, but the cost is likely to be prohibitive, around $95.00. I would recommend that you upgrade to a newer display, and you should be able to do so for less than $200.00. Again, from the description, the monitor is where the issue is. I would recommend taking your display to some other computer and confirming that the issue follows the monitor and not the cables or PC.
I hope this helps with your issue.
Brad
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Posted on May 21, 2008

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I have the same problem please email me if you found a solution [email protected].

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