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unlit lcd

Posted by: ron r.      11 Jun 2012 @ 16:19
unlit lcd

just got a new screen for my sony vaio, fitted it but its not lit, can barely make out the screen. workin fine, just not lit....can you help. on benifits an cant afford the 100quid they want to repair it at the shop. many many thanks

Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      11 Jun 2012 @ 22:20
RE: unlit lcd

Did you fit it yourself? check the connections for the backlight. Normally a small white two pin plug with one white and one red cable. It comes out of the bottom of the screen, and needs to be plugged into the invertor.

Otherwise, it may be that it was not the screen that failed, but the invertor.

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