monitor with screwed colour in bottom-right of screen

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Mar 12 02:46:27 2004

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, SHAUN RIPLEY wrote:

> This is fixable. It is caused when some material is
> magnetized. The process to fix it is called
> 'demagnetizing'. The theory is simple: You apply a
> changin magnetic field (for example, that created by a
> coil with 60Hz AC), and graduately decrease the
> strength of the magnetic field (for example, you pull
> the coil further away from the monitor while moving it
> in circle). It will fix the problem. Some monitor or
> TV has build in circuit to perform the process.

In my experience, this is a lot trickier than it sounds. I would first
practice on a CRT that you aren't fond of before moving on to the one
you're trying to rehabilitate.

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