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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 7/23/2002 3:14:05 PM EST
Help! Just had a t-storm and came back downstairs to see the TV and computer screens looking very odd. Computer monitor has a de-gaussing button that cleared up the display, but the tv is still hosed. I've cycled power but no joy. Any ideas as to de-gauss a tv? The menu and remote have neither a de-gauss option or button. Thanx, Zack
Link Posted: 7/23/2002 3:17:33 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/23/2002 3:17:51 PM EST by anti-gov-tinfoil-man]
maybe you can stick the computer CRT face to face against the television and hit the DG button.
Link Posted: 7/23/2002 3:19:57 PM EST
use a hoop slightly larger than the picture screen (if 19" use 21" dia.) spiral wrap it in copper wire and connect each end to a 6volt lantern battery and wave it in front of the picture tube. or take it to a tv repair shop, should take about 30 sec. and $5
Link Posted: 7/23/2002 3:27:01 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/23/2002 3:59:12 PM EST
Unplug the TV for a while. If you have one of the 'instant on' TV's, the degauss circuitry may not activate unless the power is disrupted for a few minutes.
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