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Old 01-15-2011, 07:40 AM   #12
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Default Re: Re-capping dead LCD monitors

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Originally Posted by Neodude112320 View Post
Thanks foothead! Even though i repair touch screens and what not for a day job, i was unaware that fixing this issue was as easy as changing capacitors! I Got around to pulling apart my 2x lenovo monitors and low and behold, both of themn had blown 16v 1000uf cap's!

$4 for 5 of them, i'll let you guys know if i get them working.
Nice! Since the same cap blew in both, make sure you replace it with a higher quality one, not the same model it came with. I'd get one with a higher voltage rating to be safe, just be sure it's the same size.
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