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Old 09-26-2009, 02:23 PM   #1
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Default Samsung SyncMaster 226BW

I am completely new to the word of capacitors but recently my 2 year old Samsung SyncMaster 226BW [S] monitor began flickering during computer POST and go black. Sometimes I could turn the monitor off and on or switch from digital to analog and back to digital and normal picture would display but as days went by the monitor would flicker and go black, eventually the monitor would not even flicker but just show up black and the power button solid blue. Doing a google search of my symptoms led me to several helpful spots including this forum. I pried open the monitor and noticed several puffy capacitors, specifically C110, C111, and C112 as shown in the photograph.

I want to try replacing the capacitors but want to make sure I do it right the first time. I've never soldered before so I need the tools for the job as well as the capacitors. I live internationally from any of the electronic stores and want to make sure I order all the correct parts in one order to get the job done. Any links would be appreciated.

Here is a list of all the capacitors I could find on the PCB, all made by CapXon

C105 150uF 450v GL 105 C C640 VENT 20mm D x 42mm H
C107 47uF 50v GL 105 C C640 VENT 5mm D x 10mm H
C110 820uF 25v GL 105 C C646 VENT 10mm D x 20mm H
C111 820uF 25v GL 105 C C646 VENT 10mm D x 20mm H
C112 330uF 25v GL 105 C C638 VENT 10mm D x 15mm H
C301 680uF 25v GL 105 C C650 VENT 10mm D x 17mm H
C302 680uF 25v GL 105 C C650 VENT 10mm D x 17mm H

C110, C111, and C112 appear bad but should I go ahead and replace any others? I was considering replacing all of the except the big fatty C105.
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