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Sceptre 20" slow to show picture

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I have a Sceptre 20" LCD monitor (DCL20a) that has suddenly started having problems powering on. I turn my PC on, and the monitor - but I get no display right away..I have to wait 5-30 minutes for the display to actualy show up. The monitor power light is on, so it is definitely getting power, it just takes forever for me to get any display out of it.

Any ideas here? I'm kind of at a loss...I may just have to get a new monitor, but I would prefer to save my cash and try to fix this one I have.
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hmm sounds like a bad power component, like a capacitor or regulator.

unplug it, let it sit for a while and then take it apart and see what you find.
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hmm sounds like a bad power component, like a capacitor or regulator.

unplug it, let it sit for a while and then take it apart and see what you find.
I was also thinking capacitor..but the hard part is finding out how to fix it. Info like that is hard to find on Sceptre stuff.
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is it under warranty still?
if yes rma it.
if not open it p. could be bad caps.
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