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  • I know the problem but dnt know how to fix it?

    Well i think i know the problem.

    I have an IBM thinkpad T20 and i'm using the s-video output into a RCA video then into my 7" screen.

    The picture comes up fine to begin with (sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't). After a few mines the 7" screen just looses the picture, flickers and I start getting the fast scrolling wavey lines.

    I think its loosing the signal from the thinkpad after a few minutes and then eventually the screen just goes blank.

    I read somewhere about this problem but I can't find the post again

    I think this is the problem as it makes complete sense. The video signal isn't strong enough and after a few minutes the screen just looses the control over it?

    Any ideas on what I could do to fix it?

    Any help greatly appreciated!!!
    Volvo C70 - Installation in progress *gulp*

  • #2
    what screen do u have? i think ur comp is going to standby.
    project: built, updating software
    comp: 1.67 ghz AMD, 1 gig of ram, 80 gb hd
    software: nlited xp, roadrunner
    screen: TM-701L touchscreen
    bluetooth keyboard
    Sony Xplod cdx-m630
    SB MP3 sound card
    future: gps with and navigation software


    • #3
      Its a Necvox 7169 7" motorized screen.

      My laptop isn't going into Standby as I have the laptop screen on at the same time.
      Volvo C70 - Installation in progress *gulp*


      • #4
        well I cant give you any help on a notebook specifically but on my EPIA 800 mhz mobo, I didnt use the back plate for the connectors and that turned out to be the reason the rca signal wouldnt stay. After I grounded the rca outter connector everything was fine.
        Mine needs to be updated.


        • #5
          yeah.. i've heard a bit about this grounding issue. Basically make sure everything is grounded.

          However my laptop currently is just running from its internal battery. Only the screen will be using the ground.
          Volvo C70 - Installation in progress *gulp*