Having problems with your Acer AL1711 17" LCD Monitor ?

Acer AL1714 I believe the inverter is dead on my Acer monitor. When I hold a flashlight up to the screen I can see the desktop. If I unplug and plug the monitor the lights flash on for a split second. When I opened the monitor up one of the capacitors I believe had a black spot on the copper wiring., I called Acer to see if I could buy the part and surprise.....they no longer make it (the monitor is just over 3-years old). I have seen somewhere online where people say you can use inverters from


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The inverters often fail from capacitors that have lost so much of their original capacitance and developed losses great enough to disable the circuit.
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If you can identify the inverter section, you might want to replace any capacitors you see - a 'shotgun' approach, since locating the defective cap requires a fairly wide range capacitance meter with loss (DF) measurement feature unless you are lucky enough to locate one with a bulging top or crystalline deposits around the base.\015\012These instruments cost upwards of $200 so for a single use it doesn't make sense. \015\012About the only part in that circuit that might be unique is the transformer so everything else can be bought or substituted.\015\012The lamp itself could have failed and these are available under similar part numbers from multiple sources.\015\012If the lamp has strong discoloration toward the ends, I would replace this first.\015\012
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