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still need help re: monitor

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by vanguard, Sep 19, 2003.

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  1. vanguard

    vanguard Thread Starter

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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

    VANGUARD
     
  2. Rockn

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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.
     
  3. vanguard

    vanguard Thread Starter

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

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    Just for info here is a link on the vertical deflection circuits

    Techy
     
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