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Is my monitor dead?

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June 1, 2005 9:46:28 AM

Hi all,

I have a Relisys 17" monitor that i`ve had for about 4 years now. I turned it on last night and no power led came on and no picture came up. So I left it for a few hours then when I turned it on later no picture came up but the LED on the front was flashing green, when usually its solid Amber for stand-by and solid Green for power on.

Any ideas whether its my monitor here thats the issue or whether my Graphics card is shafted (which is only 2 months old!)

Thanks for the help.

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June 2, 2005 9:53:19 AM

The flashing probably means "no signal", try reconnecting the signal cable to the video card.

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June 3, 2005 10:17:41 AM

Tried another monitor on my card and its getting a signal fine, so think my monitor is dead.
June 7, 2005 12:52:41 AM

I feel your pain man... My viewsonic is about to slump over...

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