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My Samsung wont "start"?

by Kareir / July 26, 2009 4:00 AM PDT

Hey all,

So, last month the Samsung Syncmaster 711 MP LCD Tv/Monitor i've had on my desk for around 3 years wouldn't turn on. Or, actually, it does, but instantly turns off again. Then on and off for hours. Occasionally, it will turn on after a long while, and work properly, but not very often. Have you guys got any idea what's going on there?

I currently have a Nintendo 64 and X360 plugged into it, but that's it.

Thanks loads,


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Same Problem
by savabg0 / September 7, 2009 5:50 AM PDT

Mine just did 3 years and started doing this problem..i turn it on and it starts restarting or something like that..first it started after 30 min then after 1 hour after 2 hours...messed up..the garanty just went GOT ANY IDEA?!?!?

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Same Problem
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / September 8, 2009 8:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Same Problem


Unfortunately, I don't have an answer for either one of those issues. You might call 800-SAMSUNG to see if maybe there is something that can be done, but I'm unsure of the cause.


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Samsung Syncmaster 711MP LCD TV Monitor -Not powering up=FIX
by tonyfay1 / January 13, 2010 5:07 AM PST
In reply to: Same Problem

I had Same problem. Three of the Five Electrolytic capacitors on the Power supply board in the monitor were faulty. C241, C242 and C243. These Electrolytic capacitors had bulging tops.
I replaced these three with same types; 470uF 25V DC.
The monitor is now working again.
Hope this helps.
Note; if you are not qualified to do this repair please get someone who is . Remember to disconnect the power lead from the monitor before attempting to open the rear cover. Dangerous voltages are present inside the monitor.

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Syncmaster 2053 bw won't start
by aban60 / February 18, 2010 11:17 AM PST

Recently brought a Syncmaster 2053 bw... now after 8 months it won't start ....I usually have to restart My windows 7 box (blindly ) 2 or 3 time before monitor wakes up. and I fear these are out of warranty and production.... Sucks

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Same problem
by free2war / September 26, 2011 9:09 PM PDT

I had the same problem. Thanks for your instructions and I have fixed my monitor. Replaced C241 and C242 with 1000uF 16V, C261 and C263 with 470uF 25V. But make sure that the capacitors are of the High temperature type, i.e. 105 degree C.

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