Having problems with your HP Compaq FS 7550 17" CRT Monitor ?

Everything was fine and the all of a sudden screen went black, then desktop picture comes up for about 1/2 sec, barely time to read it, then it goes to black for about 4-6 seconds before repeating cycle. (1/2 sec. on, 4-6 sec off). I tried it on another computer that works ok and same problem. So it must be the monitor and not the computer. What is the cause and the solution ?


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You could have a problem with your flyback transfomer, i wouldnt recommend this be something you try on your on, due to the fact of the HIGH VOLTAGE that the monitor produces and if you are not a tech, then its not worth it,.. but 90 percent of the time it is just capactiors that have gone back if you are a good solderer, i'd change the caps, at least the 15 of them.. oh and LCDs are not worth the value of CRT monitor, LCDs will last you a few years years at most
The CRT is shorting out which is why its coming on and turning off. If you bring it to an electronics shop it will at least cost $100 assuming they can do something with the CRT. If not then it will be more and you would be better off getting an LCD monitor and they are usually around $125-$140 for a 19" on sale.
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