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Old 09-12-2008, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been using an old CRT monitor for a couple of years now, and during the last year it has become very blurry. The image often shrinks vertically, and flickers once in a while. What I don't understand is why the monitor continues to be blurry, even when I go to lowest resolution, at the highest frequency possible.
Are these just symptoms of the screen being old?

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Old 09-12-2008, 11:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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These are symptoms of either the monitor dying ot the video card dying.
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Old 09-12-2008, 11:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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These are symptoms of either the monitor dying ot the video card dying.
fast reply =P

The computer is relatively new, so I doubt its the graphics card. Also, it works great plugged to a projector.
So, I should get a new monitor? Or is there some trick to repairing it?
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I have attempted to fix a monitor since you can get a relatively nice one for about 130-150. Worth much more than the trouble of ripping it open if you ask me.
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Being a old CRT there is no way i would ever suggest you open it up for repair. the Cathode Ray Tube can hold a deadly charge for a period of years. Jsut a single touch could kill you.

i would suggest you just cut your lose with this monitor and get a new one.
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I will be buying a new one then,
thanks for the fast replies =P
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