monitor question

  ole1999 18:41 08 Mar 06

Hi guys

I have a Dell flat panel monitor 17in, it has a very thin white line about 4 inches long right across the center of the screen, very faint you can see some letters which look embedded in the line itself.

I have had it nearly a year now and it has appeared just recently, is this a common fault and any sugestions apprciated.


  johnnyrocker 18:45 08 Mar 06

have you checked connections? does full pic retun if monitor gently tapped?


  ole1999 18:52 08 Mar 06

Hi the connections seem fine, full pic seems fine, the line is always there, it shows up more on different coloured backgrounds etc, but never goes.

  johnnyrocker 18:57 08 Mar 06

i suspect that at some stage it has had vertical scan collapse which has burned itself into screen or if recently started i suspect an impending vertical scan prob on it's way.


  ole1999 19:03 08 Mar 06

Thanks for your help.

Would this be covered by Dell, or is it something i have to live with?


  martjc 19:15 08 Mar 06

...get it back to Dell on guarantee. They're not monsters and will probably replace it!

Good luck.

  ole1999 19:18 08 Mar 06

year old in may, will get in touch, thanks for help guys.

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