Having problems with your Planar PL1700 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor ?

Screen comes on but goes dim within seconds

\015 Monitor comes in initially,but it goes dim. I can see the screen but its very dim.\015

Answers :

The inverter in the monitor is probably going bad. It can be replaced, depending on the size/age of the monitor. Many times it is cheaper to buy a new one than to have it fixed.
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\015\012If you are a little handy, and can get the monitor open, you can find the inverter and replace it. The monitors have a high voltage area you have to be very careful around.
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\015\012New inverters range from $30-75. They are very specific to the model of monitor. The best way to find one is to get to the inverter and search for the numbers printed on it.
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\015\012A repair might cost you $100+
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