still need help re: monitor

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vanguard

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hi all
can anyone give me any advice as to what V DEFL FAILURE means on my monitor. its a philips 20" C2082 DAS.
could i fix it myself?philips were not helpfull,local TV repair shops dont know what this error message means.been forced to use 14" monitor and is doin my head in....:confused: just need to know if its worth gettin repaired or not? if anyone can tell me anything about this error message i would be most gratefull.
cheers

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Sounds like vertical deflection and NO you can't fix this yourself. Never tinker around inside of a monitor or a TV because there are dangerous voltages stored inside a special capacitor that can cause serious injury if not discharged correctly. Better off to scrap it and get a new one.
 

vanguard

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cheers rockn...
reckon youre right ill scrap it ..shame though good monitor in its day..
regards
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