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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Thanks for checking! My monitor doesn't seem to be arcing that much, I had it running for a few hours the other day and didn't notice it arc at all. It looks like both monitors have the same problem though. I don't think they would both have the same components be defective from the factory, so...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    I checked the capacitors that I could see, and none of them looked like they were bulging. It was difficult to see them through the shielding though, so I may have missed some.
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    I was worried that it might be related to the flyback. I hope that is not the case, since that would be basically unrepairable since replacement flybacks for these monitors are near-impossible to find. I have been emailing Sam Goldwasser (the author of the CRT Repair FAQ website), and he said...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Hi guys, I purchased two new in box Sun Microsystems (rebranded GDM-5410) CRT monitors. While using them, I noticed that one of them was arcing intermittently (I heard around 3 or 4 slight snapping sounds during the first ~20 hours that I had it powered on). Two of the times it did this I seen...
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    New Old Stock Sony GDM CRT Monitor Arcing Sound

    I recently purchased two brand new zero hour Sun CRT monitors (rebadged Sony GDMs). I have unboxed them both since they have arrived and have been using one of them to play GC/Wii games. I would estimate I had it powered on for maybe 10-20 hours total. I noticed today, and also once last week...
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