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#1 amiableron

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 03:53 PM

Hi,
Do you know of a website that offers a free online tutorial about Servicing a Computer Monitor?

Thanks.

#2 gabrielw3

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Posted 06 December 2008 - 09:16 AM

No, and usually, monitor servicing is left to companies and certified electricians who are trained in monitor repairs. Reason being, monitors can be quite dangerous as they hold high voltage charge in capacitors for quite some time.......
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#3 bahamaman

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Posted 06 December 2008 - 09:24 AM

and if you still attempt to try, recommend not servicing a crt, i here that they hold a charge for a long time... so be careful of shock, like gabrielw3 said leave them to the electricians
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#4 R33n

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 09:32 AM

Servicing a monitor is dangerous but can be done.  Also you should diagnose the problem to make sure it is worth fixing.

#5 jfxot

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 05:36 PM

Yeah, capacitors can kill, even after a long time

#6 crigby

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Posted 27 May 2009 - 04:02 AM

Hi,
It is not the capacitors that get you; it is the anode of the picture tube that can hold 60KV. They can even charge up from static electricity.
The prices are so cheap now that I do not even waste time with one for a desktop. A laptop can be a different matter. They are just a pain because of compaction.
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