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Re: [OT] LCD Display and earthquakes .....



Hiisi <very-cool rambler ru> writes:
> 2009/12/20 Ed Greshko <Ed Greshko greshko com>:
>> This is OT...but wonder if anyone has experienced or see this before.
>>
>> My older Samsung SyncMaster 172t is hooked to a system I use mainly for
>> running SlingPlayer.  Part of the upper left quadrant had what could be
>> called a smear patter or smudge pattern.  It isn't from any type of burn
>> in.  But looked like what you see if you run fingers around on the
>> screen...only "permanent".  It had been like this for a long time.
>>
>> Anyway, I didn't have the monitor turned on last night when Taiwan was
>> hit by a 6.8 earthquake.  It registered a 4.3 in Taipei and other than
>> drawers opening and the TV rolling away we had no damage.  But, when I
>> turned the monitor on this AM the smear pattern was gone.
>>
>> So, a shake-table is a good repair tool?  :-)
> It's a Russian way of repairing things - smash it!

A rubber mallet will fix many a dirty contact.  So will a bit of
Cramolin (aka "tuner cleaner") with a lot less wear and tear on the
device.

-wolfgang
-- 
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
If the airwaves belong to the public why does the public only get 3
non-overlapping WIFI channels?


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