LCD repair

From: dave dameron <>
Date: Mon Jul 13 00:35:25 1998

Hi Doug and all,
At 12:55 AM 7/12/98 -0700, you wrote:

>>Video RAM? LCD controller? Cable problem on the laptop side? Cable
>>problem on the LCD side? Bad LCD? Repair FAQ?
>I have seen vertical lines on LCD's, one or more pixels wide. These were
>swapped in a repair shop, so thought there was some ESD damage to the
>drivers on the LCD module. The lines were still there when the cables,
>controller were switched. The rest of the display still worked OK. It may
>have bad contacts to the LCD electrodes, as well, this could give the same
>effect, although open contacts may leave the addressed line "blank" not black.
I did a search on ESD and found this page for display panels, CD's etc. that
you have had enough of.
There is also an interesting discussion of NIXIE and other display tubes if
you go back to the main page.
Received on Mon Jul 13 1998 - 00:35:25 BST

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