Having problems with your Samsung SyncMaster 175V 17" LCD Monitor ?

With power on, the back light goes off after 3 seconds


Answers :

Hi

If the picture remains on the display and just the backlight is gone, then most likely the inverter is bad and would need to be replaced. In this case the screen would be worth the repair, you may take the display to a local repairer to get the inverter replaced.

If you lose picture aswell (if you can't see any picture on the screen even under a flashlight etc) the problem is worse than a inverter board.
the display may not be worth the repair.

If you are in warranty use it.

Thanks and good luck,
Ekse
Well the inverter is built into the main power board. I found two popped caps inside the aluminum horseshoe but after replacing them I didn't have any luck. Maybe you will have more luck with yours, the two are 1000uf 10V, and 470 uf 25V
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