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

After turning on the monitor, the screen goes blank after 2 seconds. The light remains green. I have to keep turning the monitor on and off for anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes before it will stay on. If the computer is idle for a while, I have to go through the whole process again.


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Wbog510, I suspect that your VE710B has developed what is commonly known as a "Thermally Intermittant Solder Joint" . It may be found near a solid state device on the "switch-mode-power-supply"/CCFL "inverter supply" combo board. Some of these "thermal/vibration fractured" solder joints can be seen (detected) with just a visual inspection with naked eye. Other times use of large magnifying glass or a jewelers loop or an inspection microscope will be required to locate them. Once the FRACTURE occurs the solder joint will OXIDIZE from the gases in the air we breathe. The intermittant connection only gets worse due to not having a "GAS-TIGHT" interconnecting solder joint!!! Well, the one good thing that you know now is that the unit is still functional. You will need to decide course of action to remedy. If this was of some help, rate this response on the FIXYA website. 12fixlouie
\015\012Read some of my other responses to BLACK screen lcd problems in my fixya profile for other options that might be useful.
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