No Display In ViewSonic LCD Monitor VA1930wm Repaired

By on February 2, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have got a call from a customer who told me that his ViewSonic LCD Monitor had a “No Display” problem. I took the Monitor from his house and back to my place and tested it. It was confirmed that the Monitor can be turned ON with “Blue LED lighted up” but there was no display.

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The first thing that I checked was the brightness setting but could not see the OSD menu.

 

When I removed the VGA cable, the power indicator light turned orange which means in standby mode.

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This concludes that it is either the LCD panel is at fault (no display) or the power inverter section have problem.

Now I have decided to open the monitor for visualizing diagnostic.

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 On visual inspection I found burning marks on PCB. It was on the high voltage transformer area.

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I had to clean it with a solution and have checked the surrounding components and everything seems to be ok. There were no bulged capacitor in the power section. Next I replaced the two capacitors with the marking of  470uf 25 volt. After installing the new capacitors and powered On, the display came back to life.

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 This repair work took me about ½ an hour to fix.

This article was prepared for you by Yogesh Panchal who works as a Computer Hardware Engineer in Mumbai India.

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17 Comments

  1. govind

    February 2, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    sir your post is veryy help fful for me.
    thank you for postin your article .

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  2. Robert Calk

    February 2, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Good job Yogesh. I wonder what blew the e-caps and if it may happen again?

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  3. Amir Mukhtar

    February 2, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    Thanks you Mr. Yogesh Panchal to Sharing Valuable article.
    I do learn always from articles because, I Believe in Education to get success in Repair and Life.

    Keep Sharing your expertise .

    Thanks you
    Amir Mukhtar AShrafi

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  4. mike

    February 2, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    wow this is a wonderful job so quick it took you to fix i wish you could share more of these sir...

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  5. Humberto

    February 2, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    Good job, congratulations.

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  6. Merlin Marquardt

    February 3, 2015 at 1:07 am

    Very good.

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  7. Andre Gopee

    February 3, 2015 at 2:12 am

    Great Job.. What an easy fix. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Corriete

    February 3, 2015 at 5:05 am

    great article but a question is how did you know the value of the burnt area? were they visibly seen?
    thanks again

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  9. Yash

    February 3, 2015 at 7:53 am

    Sir great article,plz can u help me...i have a friends 14"crt tv which wouldn't turn on..cud u plz guide me on troubleshooting,i have replaced a bulged cap in the ps but still wont turn on

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    • Yogesh Panchal

      February 3, 2015 at 2:03 pm

      Yash ,
      Check the around 240V to 300V DC on mains big capacitor if it is OK then check for +B voltages around 90 to 140V DC voltages on H-out Transistor on collector.

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  10. Alex

    February 3, 2015 at 11:35 am

    Why after you change the 25V 470 uf capacitor, it fix the problem as you said they were tested good.

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  11. Yogesh Panchal

    February 3, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    Thanks every one for your comments , I think i have missed out one photo which indicates component side burnt area and culprit capacitors to upload. I request jestine sir to please upload the same.

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  12. Joshua Oloo

    February 3, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    Thanks Mr.Yogesh for the informative article.always looking up to you for educative repair tips.Cheers.

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  13. Mahesh

    February 3, 2015 at 10:47 pm

    Good Job Yogesh and thanks a lot for taking time to share the details.
    It helps to many tech.
    Cheers

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  14. Lee

    February 16, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    Hi Thanks Yogesh for yet another great repair info!
    Probably the capacitance was reduced and ESR was worsened, I always wonder why they design boards like that, placing the e-caps very near to heat sources - these caps get damaged from heat and this shorts their life...

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  15. jojo

    August 11, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    How did you know that those 2 capacitor need to be replaced to fix the trouble?
    what if after replacing those capacitor didn't solve the problem?what would be next troubleshooting you will do next to fix the no display error?

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  16. Chitranjan

    October 9, 2016 at 12:02 am

    Viewsonic va1930wm LCD the problem is blink screen every 20 minutes 30 minutes 10 minutes but I change the capaciters but same problem. Please help me.

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