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Old 05-01-2007, 07:22 AM   #1
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Question Dell monitor screen gone dull

At work theres this flat screen monitor thats all of a sudden gone dull, I mean you can barely see the test colour screen.

Now, weather its because I cant see the menu screen or not (dont think it is) the 3 menu buttons arent working but the on off switch is.

I've took it apart and re-solderd bits of it on the board but other than that nothing seems to be wrong with it and its still not working.

Any ideas? Thanks
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:33 AM   #2
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When you say "flat screen", do you mean LCD or CRT?

Its cheaper to buy a new monitor either way. Not worth fixing.
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Old 05-01-2007, 08:19 AM   #3
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LCD, we are tight for money at the school and if its possible to be fix would be beter not looking very hopefull though
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Its alot cheaper to buy a new LCD than it is to get parts to fix it.
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For the parts, I was just wondering if there was anyway of fixing it myself. Not being able to get to the menu is a bit of a pain though lol
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Old 05-01-2007, 09:04 AM   #6
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I take it that its not under warranty anymore, not that it matters now saying as you have opened it.
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nah its not we are getting new computers and stuff in school just its abit of a shame we are one spair monitor down. i wouldnt like to ring up del anyway have you arse about like god knows what
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If its gone dull then its probably the backlight that has died.
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Old 05-01-2007, 09:18 AM   #9
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I can't wait for OLED tech to kick in. No more back lights.
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Old 05-01-2007, 09:21 AM   #10
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anyway i can acsces it? ive only got up to the 3 boards on the back didnt dare take anything else off haha
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