Having problems with your Samsung SyncMaster 204B 20.1" LCD Monitor ?

Every 10 mins my monitor goes black and then the picture pops back up

\015 I have just bought a new samsung syncmaster 20 inch lcd monitor.\015\012\015\012I have put it together installed the drivers etc etc and now every 10 mins the screen goes black and then just as quickly the picture comes back.\015\012\015\012Is this a refresh rate problem? Is it serious?\015

Answers :

\015\012Return the unit; these are known to have faulty caps (check another post on here for a PDF file from Doug Johnson (IIRC) for the fix).\015\012
\015\012I'm stuck with 2 of these $350 (at the time) units. I'm screwed. You can still bail out and get something that doesn't have known design / part issues.
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