Phoronix IRC Log: 2009-11-04
L33F3R: quiet night on freenode it seems
Bwpz: I was wondering how I could tell which of the 3 (2 really, one is kinda eliminated) boards in my monitor is the inverter?
L33F3R: whats the make and model
Bwpz: Philips 170b2
L33F3R: shes pretty old
L33F3R: u got her open?
Bwpz: Do you know the year, just fmi?
L33F3R: 2k1 was the latest driver version
Bwpz: Well I have it open to the three boards
L33F3R: can you identify the chips on it?
Bwpz: Well, just describe them?
L33F3R: well they are prolly all black and square
L33F3R: most if not all should have writing on them
Bwpz: One is long and rectangular (the one I eleminated), one is tan and square, and one is green and squre
Bwpz: Yeah they got writing
L33F3R: pop all the various numbers into google. Generally you will come up with some company website that identifies what it does.
L33F3R: i would do it myself but dlink likes the shaft me religiously right after my warranty expires. and my internet is near dead
L33F3R: ur pretty much on your own if someone else cant help u
L33F3R: any particular reason you need to identify this?
Bwpz: If I showed you a pic of them, could you find the one?
Bwpz: I need to change the capacitators
L33F3R: lol sounds like a fun job
Bwpz: I know right
L33F3R: but unfortunately a pic is out of the question right now. cant even load google :(
Bwpz: oh, alrighty
Bwpz: So still no word on this?