Introduction

Replacing a bad power supply board will ensure that your monitor gets power.

  1. Lay the monitor on a flat surface so that the back is facing up.
    • Lay the monitor on a flat surface so that the back is facing up.

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  2. Grab the hinge cover with both hands on either side of the stand.
    • Grab the hinge cover with both hands on either side of the stand.

    • Squeeze inwards with your thumbs and fingers and lift up to remove the hinge cover.

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    • Remove the four 12.1 mm Phillips #2 screws that hold the stand to the monitor.

    • Support the monitor while removing the screws to prevent the monitor from falling.

    • Lift up to detach the stand.

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    • Remove the five 9.5 mm Phillips #2 screws located around the perimeter of the monitor.

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    • Starting at the corner of the monitor, wedge the small plastic opening tool between the back cover and the display bezel.

    • Tilt the plastic opening tool up to separate the back cover from the display bezel.

    • Continue around the perimeter of the monitor until the display bezel comes off.

    • A reasonable amount of force is necessary to detach the back cover from the display bezel.

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    • Reposition the monitor so that the back is facing up.

    • Grab the corners of the monitor and jiggle them upwards to detach the back cover from the inside of the monitor.

    • Lift the back cover up.

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    • Remove the two 5.7 mm Phillips #2 screws located on either side of the EMI shield.

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    • Using a nut driver (or if necessary, needle-nose pliers), remove the two nuts on either side of the VGA input.

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    • Grab the metal casing by the sides and slide it down towards the bottom of the monitor.

    • Lift up to remove the metal casing.

    • Beware, metal casing is sharp!

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    • Remove the three 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws and one silver 8.3 mm Phillips #2 screw from the power supply.

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    • Remove the two pieces of yellow tape on the left side of the power supply.

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    • Remove the four little white clips located underneath the tape by lifting up on their left side.

    • It would be a good idea to take a picture of the way these connect before removing them.

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    • With the needle-nose pliers, remove the four display connectors by pulling them away from the power supply.

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    • Pull up and remove the white plug that connects the blue and brown wires to the power supply.

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    • Remove the rainbow-colored power cable by pulling it straight up.

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    • Using the needle nose pliers, pinch the white clip so that it can fit through the hole in the power supply.

    • Lift up the power supply and remove it from the rest of the monitor.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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