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Windows 7: Monitor rocker switch got burned out?

5 Days Ago   #1
chris0147

Window 7 Home premuim 64bit
 
 
Monitor rocker switch got burned out?

Hi all,

I need your help. I have got a problem with my monitor as the power rocker switch got burned out as it have happens in few months ago. When I switched on, it have only got very little screen lights come on and the led light didn't come on. I found it very strange as it was working at the other day.

However, yesterday I bought a second hand monitor on ebay that is exactly the same as mine, so I can use it for a spare. I have removed the rocker switch plug from the second hand monitor to plug them onto my old monitor to see if the problem is caused by my old rocker switch so guess what?

My old monitor are still working fine. The screen lights and the led lights have come on with no problem. I have tested my rocker switch onto the second hand monitor and the screen lights and the led light did came on for few seconds before it went off. I have checked the switch and usually when you switch it on and off, it should be hard but on mine it goes soft. I smelt the burned when I used the monitor before it got stop working.

I don't really understand how the rocker switch got burned out. I guess that it could be the lifetime that got over 10,000 hours or if there is a short circuit somewhere on the power board. I have looking on my monitor power board and I found that there is no capacitors are blown, everything is looking normal.

Do you know why the rocker switch got burned out?

Do you think if something to do with lifetime how long the rocker switch can last for or do you think there is a short circuit somewhere on the power board?

I would need to buy a new black rocker switch with 6A 250ACV (10 A - 125 VAC). Do you know where I can get one from?

Thanks in advance.


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5 Days Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Like a lot of things they run forever or break at any time I have monitor over 20 years old still going. You may be able to get a switch from eBay or a Tandy type shop. Failing that you can just wire it on and turn off at the plug
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5 Days Ago   #3
chris0147

Window 7 Home premuim 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
Like a lot of things they run forever or break at any time I have monitor over 20 years old still going. You may be able to get a switch from eBay or a Tandy type shop. Failing that you can just wire it on and turn off at the plug
Oh I see, it must be the lifetime of the switch so do you know which switch I can get on ebay?

The switch I got is called Solteam 6A 250VAC with 2 pin.
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5 Days Ago   #4
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

It looks like a standard switch from any pc Momentary Rocker Switch SPST On-Off 6A 250v MR-21S Solteam | eBay
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5 Days Ago   #5
chris0147

Window 7 Home premuim 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
It looks like a standard switch from any pc Momentary Rocker Switch SPST On-Off 6A 250v MR-21S Solteam | eBay
No, this is what mine looks like.

The model is OR01-11B-BB. It last 50,000 life but most rocker switch I found can last up to 10,000 which is not good.
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5 Days Ago   #6
oscer1

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chris0147 View Post
No, this is what mine looks like.

The model is OR01-11B-BB. It last 50,000 life but most rocker switch I found can last up to 10,000 which is not good.
as long as the amp rating is the same and size of the switch it will be good to use.

https://www.amazon.com/Icstation-Roc.../dp/B01N2RA6KB
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