Got to use care, bring one into the monitor area and try to affect it. If you are sort of handy, you can Web search for your monitor exactly by model number and get a pretty good idea of what failed. Thanks for the advice, will update whether the magnets work, Cheers! Less Than 16 in. Even a fairly modestly sized CRT monitor like the Compaq S is still going to take up more space on your desk than a flat panel, particularly in terms of depth.

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Some monitors may give you more control over the image than others. The green light stays on for about three seconds while the computer is starting and then flicks off to standby amber light shows my PC is a Compaq presario 5WV seriesAMD MHz.

WOW, thanks Cosmic, dompaq ideas are really outside the norm and something I definately would not have thought of, as soon as I get home i’m going to try the fridge magnets. Tablets by David Katzmaier Nov 26, Content provided for informational purposes only.

More refinements More refinements Unplug the monitor from the wall outlet before cleaning. Show only see all. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.


Unlike flat panels, they mvv540 develop dead pixels. Screen Size see all. Then you would have more possible options local.

Compaq MV540 – CRT monitor – 15″ Series

Which Features Should I Consider? The relatively low brightness of a cathode ray tube also makes them prone to being overpowered by external light sources, so the coatings are even more important.

CosmicJul 1, Laptops by Lori Grunin Aug 28, Buying Moniitor see all. I find your comments about low power voltage very interesting ad I will definately look into that. Normally it is used when the picture is present but blooms, blurs or has purity problems but comaq the hey, in the Southern Hemisphere who knows.

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Laptops by Caitlin Petrakovitz Nov 25, Even a repaired monitor is suspect. Yes, my password is: They are supposed to carry a sticker with who did it, time and place, etc. Can try giving it a couple good smacks on the case. Playing with an LCD monitor can introduce unwanted lag between pressing a button and seeing a result, so ,onitor gamers hunt down CRT screens.


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Audio Output Form Factor. And when I do I will definately ask on this forum which models to buy and which to steer clear from. If buying a used monitor I look for it and will avoid them. Item Location see all.

So before I could mnitor any further damage If I had alreadyI started searching the net under the model name for reasons why this would happen and came across this excellent site. Guaranteed Delivery see all. Great for retro gaming builds. Monitor cabinet is off-white color, not beige. Thanks for that, not what I was hoping as I have tried looking for the exact same model without success second hand so was hoping there was something I could do to fix the problem.