Monitor EeEping

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by SPeedY_B, Sep 25, 2002.

  1. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I don't know if this is a common problem or what.
    but my monitor after prolonged usage has started to eep (make a whistling / screeching sound) the only way i can seem to fix it is leave it turned off for half an hour or so then return to it.
    Now its a fairly new monitor so i can't justify buying a new one right now so does anyone know why this is happening or even a solution.
    i'm guessing its down to over-heating, but its not THAT new, so why has it started doing it now? btw, its a Hansol 710p 17" running @ 1280x1024.
     
  2. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    sounds like overheating to me. next time it does that, place a fan near the back of it to cool it off and see if it stops within a minute or so.
     
  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    You can but a small fan that will sit on the monitor & suck the heat away if heat is a continuning problem. If it is still under warranty now is the time to take it back.
     
  4. scriptasylum

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    Just a thought: You're not running a refresh rate that's too high for that resolution are you? As you probably know, every monitor has a maximum safe refresh rate spec which usually goes down as the resolution goes up.
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    it's running at a healthy 85Hz :)
     
  6. scriptasylum

    scriptasylum Moderator

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    Then I would definitely look at the warranty before it really goes kaput.

    Have you tried Hansol tech support or maybe the FAQ page at their site (assuming they have one)?
     
  7. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    my flat 19" crt barely does 1280x1024 at 85Hz... you sure it's not out of spec?
     
  8. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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  9. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Problem fixed!
    Simply informed hansol i was having a probem and i had a brand new monitor within 2 days :D