Monitor Acting Funny

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Re: Monitor Acting Funny

Postby OffensiveJerk » Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:52 am

Tempest wrote:I'm still having a bit of strangeness with my monitor. The picture seems to want to slowly roll at times. I can get it back to the right spot with judicious use of the vertical hold knob, but it seems to want to go back to slowly scrolling up or down the screen after a while. I'm assuming this is because I fiddled with the knob and it hadn't been used in about 20 years, so maybe it's dirty? Any way I can fix this?

I have this exact issue. Did yours get any better?
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Re: Monitor Acting Funny

Postby alanh » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:02 pm

One of my monitors does the same. It's probably a weak cap or a flyback amp. I just haven't had time to fix it. But if others do, please post :)

My other monitor plays a steady hum and occasionally the vsize dips.
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Re: Monitor Acting Funny

Postby Tempest » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:44 am

Nope it's still doing it. Really annoying, but if it's a bad cap I don't have the expertise to fix it.
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