Compaq TFT500 Monitor Blank Screen Sleep Hibernate

  CLONNEN 09:29 18 Jul 04

I have a Compaq TFT500 monitor which appears to permanently stuck in sleep / hibernate mode. I can't reset it through it's on screen menu as stated in its manual as the screen is permanently blacked / blanked out.

The Power light is supposed to be green when the monitor is in use but at the moment it is a sort of amber / orange / yellow colour.

Can anyone help me bring it out of sleep mode so I can use it.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:40 18 Jul 04

Is it correctly connected to the graphics card? Does another monitor work on the same machine?

  CLONNEN 10:01 18 Jul 04

Yes the old CRT monitor works on it with no problems. Has never gone into hibernation / sleep mode.

  CLONNEN 18:28 19 Jul 04

It has had work on its innards before according to the previous owner. I think it is a recurring problem with this model but have been unable to find any information in the online documentation for the monitor.

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