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My monitor keeps going in and out (Blinks). Any ideas why? It's only 3 months old.
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check if the power cable/vga cable is connected firmly
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i did. still does it
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Have you tried a different outlet? If that doesn't work I think its RMA time for it.
    
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CRT or LCD?
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post #6 of 9
If it's LCD, the fluorescent light (backlight) might be dying. It usually flashes for a while before it completely dies.
You should turn the monitors off when you're not using them so they last longer.
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They only 3 1/2 months old. i leave mine off or a black screen saver
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pippen View Post
They only 3 1/2 months old. i leave mine off or a black screen saver
LCDs are electronics just like everything else. Some times you just get a bad one. It is either the back light or the inverter going out. If you bought it new (or maybe used) it should still be under a 3 year warranty and I would call up samsung and they should be able to get it fixed or get you a new one.

However, if you can not get it fixed by samsung it is possible to replace a back light or inverter(inverter is much easier ><). It's just not fun to do

Good luck hope everything works out.
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Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
LCDs are electronics just like everything else. Some times you just get a bad one. It is either the back light or the inverter going out. If you bought it new (or maybe used) it should still be under a 3 year warranty and I would call up samsung and they should be able to get it fixed or get you a new one.

However, if you can not get it fixed by samsung it is possible to replace a back light or inverter(inverter is much easier ><). It's just not fun to do

Good luck hope everything works out.
I got it at Costco. They have a great return/replacement policy.

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