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\015 Could you please explain what the 3-470UF 25v capacitors are. Did you experience the same prob w/ your monitor (blank screen w/ "no signal" mesg)? And replacing these capacitors solved the prob? I'd really aprecaite your response. Thank you.\015

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You need to replace 6 capacitors on the power supply board. Princeton uses CapXon brand capacitors which last about 1 to 2 years before going bad. CapXon are extremely poor quality capacitors, saving Princeton 10 to 20 cents per monitor.
This is the list of capacitors you need to replace. If they aren't bad now, they will be.
qty 2: 1000uF, 10V (DigiKey 565-1646-ND)
qty 3: 470uF, 25V (DigiKey 565-1677-ND)
qty 1: 470uF, 10V (DigiKey 565-1643-ND)

You can get United Chemi-Con replacements at DigiKey. The DigiKey stock number is listed on the above list. Since DigiKey didn't have stock on the 470uF, 10V at the time I ordered, I substituted a 680uF, 10V (DigiKey 565-1644-ND) which is a larger diameter, but will fit in the area provided.
There are only three 470 uF capacitors. Two of them are 1000 uF.

Now the question is, which two? I saw this post and took out C241, C244 and C263 before noticing that two of the three are not 470...
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