Samsung forum



by bigs31 / January 31, 2012 1:47 AM PST
Cool Hi i have a syncmaster 940n 19 inch monitor and have turned my laptop on and noticed the screen stays black and when i press the screen options button i can see the faint shadow of the options box so therefore worked out my problem is the backlight.....after taking the monitor apart i noticed that the capacitors inside are buldged on top which means theyve blown or combusted to the heat of the inside of the monitor..there are 3 in a row and the number next to them is c301 on the circuit board question is what kind of capacitors do i need to replace these with because i cant see the name of them due to some substance that is glued to them and other components on the circuit board so until i can get them off i wont know what i need.......have i got the right capacitors for the backlight ????not a technician myself lol samsung have told me due to the repair service they run they couldnt tell me what i need because its obviously losing them money.......if anyone could help with this please reply .thank you .....
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 940N BACKLIGHT ISSUE
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 940N BACKLIGHT ISSUE
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / January 31, 2012 7:59 AM PST


Collapse -
by bigs31 / January 31, 2012 10:03 PM PST

i must admit im not silly enough to plug in something im working on but i think i have the right components that need fixing and would get these from my local parts store but will have to get used to recognising whats what on the circuit board but thanx for the reply...

Popular Forums

Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!