Having problems with your IBM ThinkVision L170 17" LCD Monitor ?

LCD image distorted and flickering.

\015 Please take a look at the picture in this URL \015\012http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300139559555\015\012\015\012The monitor on the right is displaying the symptom that I am looking for opinions on. This has got to be a fairly common issue with these IBM LCDs, as I have 3 of them that are doing it. They will flicker the images for a while and then they might straighten up and work correctly for a while, but they always go back to doing it eventually. Might stay flickering for days, might work for days. One just never straightened back up. I suspect a solder joint issue, or failed/failing component. Any tips on where to start looking on this model?\015\012Thanks\015\012James\015

Answers :

The Thinkvision series has a known issue with capacitors on the power board.
\015\012It is an easy repair, though if your not confident with electronics then get your local TV man to have a look.
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\015\012Your eBay link isn't working by the way.
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\015\012Hope that helps.
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