Having problems with your Dell InspironTM 1501 Notebook ?

LCD blinks once but then goes off, external monitor works fine

\015 When the PC initially comes up the display blinks once then remains blank. We hook it up to the External monitor and everything works fine.\015\012I reseated the cables with the same results.\015\012\015\012Is this the Inverter board?\015

Answers :

Yes it could be the inverter or it could be the CCFL lamp. I have fixed a couple of LCD screens and parts are available on the Internet.
\015\012I purchased parts from LCD Parts, they also have a repair service as well as DIY info. Use this link to their WEB site :-
\015\012www.lcdparts.net
Most likely it is the inverter not getting sufficent power. Either it has gone bad or some cable is dead.
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