black line across my lcd monitor

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by Concrete Cow, Dec 1, 2003.

  1. Concrete Cow

    Concrete Cow Guest

    Hi i Have a Dell 1700FP LCD monitor that i have had for 3 years , recently a
    black line 2-3 pixels wide has appeared running the width of the monitor 1
    inch from the top , is this fixable .

    Thanks Lee.
     
    Concrete Cow, Dec 1, 2003
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  2. Concrete Cow

    James Sweet Guest

    "Concrete Cow" <concrete.cow(remove this)@btinternet.com> wrote in message
    news:bqgfme$oa1$...
    > Hi i Have a Dell 1700FP LCD monitor that i have had for 3 years , recently

    a
    > black line 2-3 pixels wide has appeared running the width of the monitor 1
    > inch from the top , is this fixable .
    >
    > Thanks Lee.
    >
    >


    If it's a loose connection at the panel you might get lucky and be able to
    fix it by wedging something in on top of the ribbon that connects the driver
    to the panel but generally it's very hard or impossible to repair these
    things.
     
    James Sweet, Dec 2, 2003
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  3. Concrete Cow

    Bruce Rowen Guest

    Try flipping the computers resolution setting to see if the line moves.
    If it does, chances are you have a dead row in the video RAM.

    -Bruce


    James Sweet wrote:
    >
    > "Concrete Cow" <concrete.cow(remove this)@btinternet.com> wrote in message
    > news:bqgfme$oa1$...
    > > Hi i Have a Dell 1700FP LCD monitor that i have had for 3 years , recently

    > a
    > > black line 2-3 pixels wide has appeared running the width of the monitor 1
    > > inch from the top , is this fixable .
    > >
    > > Thanks Lee.



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    Bruce Rowen, Dec 2, 2003
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