Solved

Sony LCD monitor damage - Can it be repaired?

Posted on 2007-03-21
10
858 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-06
While moving it seems I've damaged my monitor, a Sony LCD.  It has a gray spot about the size of a thumb print.  Can this be repaired?
0
Comment
Question by:Elizabeth_Hardwick
10 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jar0000
ID: 18764778
Is the grey spot on the screen or on the trim? If it’s the screen are there any dead pixels?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Elizabeth_Hardwick
ID: 18764915
it's on the screen.  the pixels don't appear to be dead.  it's more like a smuge spot (of an irregular shape).
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jar0000
ID: 18765110
I have not had to repair and screens i have heard that displex display polish works good on TFT LCD screens. For light scratches you can try a thin coat of Vaseline i don’t think it works that good. http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Scratch-on-an-LCD-Screen
If you click on the discussion link you can see what worked for others
0
DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

 

Author Comment

by:Elizabeth_Hardwick
ID: 18765747
it's not on the surface of the monitor and it's not a scratch.  thanks anyway.
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
KCTS earned 250 total points
ID: 18766015
Sounds like an insurance job to me.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Elizabeth_Hardwick
ID: 18766487
Thanks for your help KCT S
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:DrMicro47
ID: 18813340
We do a lot of laptop repairs and based on the information provided, my best guess is that it is not repairable and you're looking at replacing the screen.   If this is a stand-alone LCD monitor, given the falling prices of good quality monitors of late you'd be better off chucking it and buying a new monitor.  

If this is a laptop LCD, check ebay for replacement LCD panels for your model and find yourself a good laptop repair technician in your area to replace it for you.   If you're providing the part, you shouldn't incur more than an hour or hour and a half of labor.
0

Featured Post

Flexible connectivity for any environment

The KE6900 series can extend and deploy computers with high definition displays across multiple stations in a variety of applications that suit any environment. Expand computer use to stations across multiple rooms with dynamic access.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Like many organizations, your foray into cloud computing may have started with an ancillary or security service, like email spam and virus protection. For some, the first or second step into the cloud was moving email off-premise. For others, a clou…
Sometimes a user will call me frantically, explaining that something has gone wrong and they have tried everything (read - they have messed it up more and now need someone to clean up) and it still does no good, can I help them?!  Usually the standa…
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 8, without downloading adware.

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question