OT: LCD panel / backlight...

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Fri Aug 23 18:16:30 2002

  A lot of backlite LCDs panels use a soda-straw sized floresent bulb. The bulbs go bad after a few years. If you're carefull you might be able to open it up and replace the bulb.


At 04:24 PM 8/23/02 -0600, you wrote:
> This laptop's only 6.5 years old, but...
> Anyone have any hints on what to do with the LCD display whose backlight has
>quit? I can still (barely) see that the TFT panel is working, but there's no
>light behind it, making it rather difficult to see. The panel looks
>physically ok, but it could have gotten beat up... this laptop is used in the
>field a bit. Numbers off the back: Toshiba LTM11C016 (label on back right
>vertical edge), and on the other bit: NRL75-8859-111 K6C05 0190 (label on
>back top edge).
>Chris Craft, RetroComputing Nut.
Received on Fri Aug 23 2002 - 18:16:30 BST

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