[ltp] LCD Life Expectancy
Tue, 16 Feb 2010 07:55:58 -0800
You may damage the balast if its already pink. I wouldn't use the
screen until its replaced. They glow pink in the start stage.
Digikey is where I have purchased them. The cheaper place would be
http://www.lcdparts.net/ccfl.aspx . Haven't used them before though.
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Chris Penn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If you find it, please post it.
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 5:08 PM, Richard Neill <email@example.com> w=
>> Simon Williams wrote:
>>>> Also I noticed the screen had a pink tinge to it on boot. Is this a
>>>> sign of anything about to go?
>> That's a dying CCFL tube, I'm afraid. You've probably got a while left
>> A replacement tube is available for only about $10, but it's very
>> time-consuming to replace. I recall seeing a good howto somewhere, but c=
>> remember where it was.
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