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Old 07-15-2006, 03:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default monitor has yellow tint to it, arghhhhhh!

hey guys, really hope somone can help on this one!

i have a 17" Samtron 76e crt monitor. The whole screen is now appearing with a yellowish tint to it. It's driving me mad! It's impossible to know what the real colours are that i'm looking at.
i have checked the connections for bent/missing pins, they are fine.

When this problem happened before i errmmmm...hit my monitor, which made the colour return to normal!! It stayed normal for a few months. However the yellowness has now returned and hitting it has stopped working!

please can someone give a suggestion!!!

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Old 07-15-2006, 05:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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change the colour levels in the monitor settings, to even it out?

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Old 07-15-2006, 06:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yellow ting usally means a bad or loose monitor cable. Check your connection.
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Old 07-15-2006, 12:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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My old crt was doing that, hitting would fix the problem for a little while but after a bit of time it just retained its yellow. Now it has off colored spots all over it and the colors everywhere else are just off. I solved the problem by buying a new lcd.
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Old 07-16-2006, 12:19 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah, usually this means the cable is bad, try adjusting it while it's plugged in. If that doesn't work then I'd say the thing's hosed and to buy a new one.
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Old 07-16-2006, 05:35 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah, I second that. It has happened to me twice with two seperate monitors, and both times it has been the cable. Try messing around with the cable where it enters the casing of the monitor, if all of the pins are there.

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If that doesn't work, its a failed color gun.
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Old 07-17-2006, 05:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Mine turns pink, if I hit it on the side it turns normal. That's why I bought a new monitor; still gotta pick it up though.
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thats what my dads did right before it died.

anyways heres what you do. take a magnet and stick it on there.
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Old 07-19-2006, 12:22 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally posted by massacreinfallx
anyways heres what you do. take a magnet and stick it on there.

You should suffer for saying things like that to inncocent people who dont know better...

Mine turns blue when it comes loose.....weird...major has pink, this dude has yellow.......:freak:


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