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    Some times my monitors pulses on the sides. When I tap the side the light shakes even more. Is the bulb going? Is this expensive? Its a 10yr old $500 samsung syncmaster 900ift 22" monitor. Also because I never read the owners manual I always used windex on the screen and now some sort of dark glass covering is wearing off in some places. Is this stuff anti glare or something and would it be safe to remove it all? What should I use to remove the coating?

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    Bendigo Australia

    Default Re: monitor questoins

    it should be safe to remove, what effect it'll have on your image thou, I've no idea.

    10 yrs out of a monitor = brilliant.

    Monitors don't have "bulbs" as such, its a cathode ray tube, hence crt monitor, it if does go, go out and buy a 22" widescreen LCD for 1/2 the price you paid for the CRT, it'll be easier than trying to repair the CRT.

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    Your monitor is on its way out. My ~8 yr old 19" started doing the "pulse" thing a few months back. I got a 37" LCD HDTV/Monitor and am glad I did.
    Case - CoolerMaster Wavemaster
    Monitor - 37" Sceptre NagaIII @1080p
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    CPU - Intel C2D E4300 (overclocks to come ASAP)
    GPU - 7800GTX 256 @ 608/1440 volt mod
    RAM - 2x 1gig Corsair "Dominator" PC2 8500
    Sound - Creative X-FI elite pro
    Klipsh THX certified 4.1
    Sennheiser HD-650 (naked)
    Headroom Micro amp w/desktop mod/Cordas HPI cables
    HDD - 1x 74gig raptor for OS
    3x 74gig raptors in RAID0 for games
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    Cooling - Appogee CPU/GPU blocks
    3/8"ID 5/8"OD Tygon tubing
    3x 120mm BIE radiator
    Swiftech MCP655 317GPH pump
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    Laptop - Dell XPS 2
    CPU - PM 2.0
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