troubleshooting Question

Monitor turns on for one or two seconds and then goes off

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Mac OS XDisplays / Monitors
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I have an NEC AccuSync LCD71V monitor. I plugged it into my Macbook to use as an external monitor. My desktop shows up on the screen for about a second and then the screen turns off. It used to work fine. Is this monitor kaput?

I tried detecting displays in the system preferences and I also tried working with the monitor settings, but the screen goes dark so fast there is no time to really check anything. If I turn the monitor off, it comes on again for a second or two and goes off again.

Should I call it quits on this monitor or is there something I can do?
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