Posted 04 March 2011 - 05:32 PM
The description of the symptom sounds like the backlight inverter protection shutting it off. The power indicator remaining illuminated shows the power supply itself is continuing to run.
It could be just a co-incidence that a component failed at that time, but it could also be something like a solder joint that was becoming fractured due to thermal expansion/contraction and the mechanical and electrical jolt pushed it over the edge.
What model of monitor is it?
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