How to degauss monitor? - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 01-12-2010, 09:10 AM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
PublicSectorTech's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 208
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I have a Sony 36XS955 and it has a bit of a bloom in the lower left hand corner that is driving me nuts. I was thinking of getting a degaussing coil to fix this. I've used a tape eraser as a crude degausser in the past, but this is my baby, and I wanna be extra careful with it.

So-what exactly is the best way to degauss with the degaussing coil? The way I understand it is that you stand about 2 feet away and you plug it in, then start moving it slowly in a circle and backing up until you are about 10 feet away, then unplug the coil. Let me know if that is the best way to do it, and if not, please instruct me on a better way.

Thanks in advance

Twitter: Gizzmonic
PSN: Gizzmonic
PublicSectorTech is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 01-12-2010, 09:44 AM
AVS Addicted Member
 
Ratman's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Collingswood, N.J.
Posts: 14,409
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 145 Post(s)
Liked: 281
Doesn't the TV have a "auto-degausser"?
Do you have any electronics/speakers on the lower left?
Have you tried a hard power cycle (unplug from wall power)?
Ratman is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 01-12-2010, 10:36 PM
Advanced Member
 
Th3_uN1Qu3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Posts: 714
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 11
If the corner persists it's likely that the built-in degaussing is faulty. Your set needs a new PTC thermistor, then it'll fix itself.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ivan Beaver
The nice thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from.
Th3_uN1Qu3 is offline  
Reply Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off