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Topic # 59343 2-Apr-2010 13:34
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I need a new laptop screen for my DV5-1006tx laptop. The screen is displaying a dark vertical band which gets worse or better if i flex the screen and doesn't go away with a res change. But it is not visible on an external monitor.

Online i've found a few different screens which would apparently work but with differing resolutions. I presume if the connectors are the same that a higher res screen will be all good?

Is it likely just an inverter that's giving me strife rather than the screen itself? In which case where can i buy one of them? It's a bit tricky to know who to trust online as the stores are not local at all.

Anyone been through this process?

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  Reply # 314415 3-Apr-2010 16:31
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From what you discribe, it sounds like the LCD its self is faulty. Take the screen out, get a model number off the back and grab one from Ebay.

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  Reply # 323339 27-Apr-2010 02:06
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not just ebay, check out trademe too and you will get plenty of local sellers there. Even my brother sells heaps of replacement laptop screens on trademe




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