Replace AIO Monitor?

I've replaced many laptop screens but never an AIO. I have an Acer z3100-u3072 with a cracked screen. I quick search online returns no parts.

Can this screen be replaced? Is it like replacing a laptop screen? Where to find parts?
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Scott ThompsonComputer Technician / OwnerCommented:
Yes, it can be replaced. The best thing to do is to tear it apart and find the part number, as many people who still the parts willl list it this way. Do NOT go just of the model or you might get the wrong screen.
rbudjAuthor Commented:
I haven't been able to find a screen even by model number. Do you know where these screens can be purchased? I would like to know an approx. price before opening it.
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
Pragmatically the answer is No, you can't replace the screen.   I've tried to find similar screens for a couple of Sony AIO's in the past => and the simple fact is the only source I could ever find was direct from Sony, and it was far less expensive to simply replace the entire unit.

AIO's are nice ... but except for minor things like a hard drive, optical drive, or memory, they're essentially "throwaways" when it comes to hardware issues.

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rbudjAuthor Commented:
Ok thanks. I figured it was not common to replace since a quick search did not show any results. Thanks for sharing your experience.
Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
You're welcome.   I've also replaced an inverter on a Sony AIO that "fixed" the issue with the display ... for about 30 minutes, until the new one failed as well.    It was a very hard-to-find, and fairly expensive ($175) part (had to order it from the UK as there were no US suppliers for it).    The supplier was very nice to deal with -- I explained what had happened, and asked if they'd sell us another one at a discount so we could try one more time  ... they sent another one for free "just to confirm it wasn't just a bad inverter" => it also failed within minutes, so my client just tossed the whole AIO unit.

While the "looks" are nice, I'm definitely not a fan of AIOs ... I like systems I can actually repair !!
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