External monitor large black spots

Posted on 2011-10-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
LG monitor - model W2040TV is about 16 months old.  There are two large black spots showing.  One is about 2 inches in diameter and the other is about 1 inch and also associated with a multicolored "glob" which has no particular definition of shape.  Can someone suggest what the issue is with this monitor?  Is it something I can possibly fix myself....example Inverter? Thank you.
Question by:tonyadam
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    Expert Comment

    From your explanation you can't repair this without changing the panel. But posting an image of what you see may help us verify...

    Accepted Solution

    Changing the panel on this model is cost prohibitive.  I would call LG and plea your case as to why you think it should be covered under warranty (assuming it isn't covered).  If it is the spots are big enough to warrant a replacement/repair.

    Otherwise its a trip to Fry's or Best Buy for a new monitor.  LG has a nice 23" that I use.  Very sleek look.
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    Expert Comment

    this should help you define the problem; but as said, it loooks like a bad screen

    Author Closing Comment

    LG is supposedly going to repair this even though it is not urnder warranty.  Please close the question.

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