(*SIGH*) 3b1 monitor question.
jdc at naucse.cse.nau.edu
Tue May 21 00:48:58 AEST 1991
>From article <1991May18.161722.21388 at colnet.uucp>, by res at colnet.uucp (Rob Stampfli):
: The most common problem with 3B1 monitors is a failure mode where the right
: side of the screen becomes increasingly nonlinear. Once this starts, it
: proceeds at an exponential rate until the monitor fails. The problem is
: a bad capacitor in the flyback circuitry. If it is caught prior to the
: actual failure of the monitor, this is all that has to be replaced. Once
: the capacitor fails, it takes out many hard-to-replace parts, like the
: flyback transformer, effectively rendering the monitor unrepairable at any
: reasonable cost.
Can you tell us where this capacitor located and what size it is (or some
other way to identify it)?
John Campbell jdc at naucse.cse.nau.edu
CAMPBELL at NAUVAX.bitnet
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