LCD backlight replacement

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Backlights are one of the most common failure points on LCD panels. Even though they usually say “no serviceable parts” on the back you might still be able to fix your monitor. Jared Bouck details the removal of the dead cold cathode and replacing it with a new tube and inverter. Not quite as dangerous as opening a CRT, but you still need to be careful with the mercury vapor filled tubes.

[thanks Tom]

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