Laptop Screen testing

  LivEviL 21:19 26 Aug 08
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I have a broken laptop (advent 8109), it seems that its either the CPU or MOBO but i have power and green lights when i power up, but no picture, i just want to verify that the Screen is good as i can get another with a broken screen and switch, is there anyway of checking the screen i have? it has no cracks and looks ok (iv tried plugging in an external monitor so its deff the mobo or cpu) any help cheers

  woodchip 21:28 26 Aug 08

Try a External Monitor if there is a connection to checkout its not the laptop. You may have to press a certain key or keys to run external

  LivEviL 21:57 26 Aug 08

iv tried that, we discovered the mobo and CPU must be fried so just wondered if there is any deff way of checkin the screen is fine

  T0SH 22:06 26 Aug 08

There is an LCD screen testing device available from here

click here

This one comes with multiple cables

For testing most of XGA LCD Panel
- OECT001

PCHub is located in Singapore I have dealt with them on a number of occasions now and have always had speedy delivery of very high standard products from them

lastly on the ecconomics of trying to repair a laptop with an unknown fault you can often end up spending more than you would just buying a replacement unit

Cheers HC

  DieSse 22:15 26 Aug 08

How about faulty RAM?

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