Having problems with your ViewSonic VE710b 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor ?

Dim monitor I have a VE710b monitor purchased in 2004. For the last 6months the screen has been steadily getting dimmer and dimmer progressing from the left hand side of the screen. Initially the screen would get back to full brightness with a minute but now it may be 3-4 minutes before full brightness returns. Any ideas ??


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5 years old, lamps are good for about 50 000 to 60 000 hours of life you would have to do the math based on average number of hours per week/month and see where your are, several things to check initially are inside look for blown capacitors, you can find images all over the net Google "blown capacitor image" and you will see what to look for.
Next could be inverter failure as they get old and work pretty hard. Last the ccfl lamps may be dieing of old age like the florescent lamps in buildings, they get burnt at each of the ends and have a hard time lighting up.
let me know what you find.

I have the same screen and the same problem , it's been repaired 2 times and last night it went totally black.. what a bummer screen I hate it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! booooo view sonic
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