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Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-28-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Floydage
Sorry, spoiled here with the glut of CRTs....

Sorry, spoiled here with the glut of CRTs. There's also been a few sarcastic posters on this CRT forum but they've all been newbies.

Was hoping you were gonna tell me it was a rare/antique-ish...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-28-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By Floydage
$75 - why? Are you pulling our legs? Is there...

$75 - why? Are you pulling our legs? Is there something special about this TV? Do you live somewhere that Craigslist is of no use to find much later model CRTs for free or cheap?
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Floydage
True but I just checked and it's one of those...

True but I just checked and it's one of those last CRTs circa 2007 with a built-in digital tuner. I just thought at the time it might be 'fresher' based on the model number.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-22-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Floydage
You know that looks suspiciously like a special...

You know that looks suspiciously like a special aspect mode. As an example here's a description from my Panny manual (unfortunately I was unable to copy the image from the PDF):

"JUST mode will...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-06-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Floydage
No, I'm not an RV guy but I suspect there's...

No, I'm not an RV guy but I suspect there's plenty of info out there on the web. Yes you can use what you have (I'm assuming you have AC power). I suspect your RV already has an antenna - needs to be...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-05-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Floydage
Check out this page of this thread, especially...

Check out this page of this thread, especially around post #170 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=170) as well as around #162...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,656
Posted By Floydage
Try searching this thread using their search...

Try searching this thread using their search function using the keywords bezel and steel wool, should land you on those posts.

I was assuming you have a 960 but if it has an N on the end of the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 1,111,880
Posted By Floydage
Doesn't sound like a convergence problem: ...

Doesn't sound like a convergence problem:

http://www.repairfaq.org/samnew/tvfaq/tvcrtpca.htm
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 1,111,880
Posted By Floydage
Keep in mind the auto-degauss circuit needs time...

Keep in mind the auto-degauss circuit needs time to cool off. Some TVs without thermal or timer protection will fry the circuit if you get crazy turning it on/off quickly; the ones that do have it...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,656
Posted By Floydage
Long ago I worked for a car window tinter and we...

Long ago I worked for a car window tinter and we would remove old film with razor blades and soapy water. Then we used Pine-Sol to remove the glue.

I thought all of these AG models used a film but...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 1,111,880
Posted By Floydage
As is often the case it's hard to tell whether...

As is often the case it's hard to tell whether it's free or some price (I've seen some where it 'sounds' free then a price comes out when someone replies). At least you supplied a geographic region....
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 1,111,880
Posted By Floydage
"Bonus refresh your post" was my quoting it for...

"Bonus refresh your post" was my quoting it for redisplay, and I was giving you a 'you're welcome' for your "Thanks Floyd."

Hey my Sony 20" blinks a bunch of times on power-up, something like 20,...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 1,111,880
Posted By Floydage
Bonus refresh your post and you're welcome on the...

Bonus refresh your post and you're welcome on the other one.

You might also ask on this thread:
...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 1,111,880
Posted By Floydage
Are you sure you're not getting power line...

Are you sure you're not getting power line glitches? I once had less than a second glitches that impacted all sorts of my electronics in strange ways. I could tell by the flickering of a lamp....
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-19-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,010
Posted By Floydage
Testing, testing, this is only a test. :nerd: ...

Testing, testing, this is only a test. :nerd:

Just checking - no posts within this here CRT genre since right before the site change (and yet another!). Was auto-logged off too.

Will see how it...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-08-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Floydage
If you haven't already done so, dig around in...

If you haven't already done so, dig around in the menu and see if there is a reset/default function (probably within a system sub-menu). Also look for a small hole on the front panel for a recessed...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Floydage
A lot of u-remotes do so you might try another...

A lot of u-remotes do so you might try another one. Also check in the system menu for an alternate selection method.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,098
Posted By Floydage
Quote:Originally Posted by joe...

Quote:Originally Posted by joe blak http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1366567/sony-trinitron-wega-rlod-twenty-dollar-repair-guide/60#post_24800094)

Thanks...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-06-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,098
Posted By Floydage
Black solder? Maybe you're seeing the shadows.

Black solder? Maybe you're seeing the shadows.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-05-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,098
Posted By Floydage
Quote:Originally Posted by joe...

Quote:Originally Posted by joe blak http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1366567/sony-trinitron-wega-rlod-twenty-dollar-repair-guide/60#post_24795859)

a few...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-31-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 471,801
Posted By Floydage
No I meant the desired info is within the...

No I meant the desired info is within the content of this thread over and over and over again. I think folks have tired of rewriting the 'wheel' and CRT is a dying subject. But GL!
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 640,621
Posted By Floydage
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phildaant http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/948767/zenith-lg-dtt900-cecb/2430#post_24779310)

I just realized 901 is a newer one...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-30-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 447,003
Posted By Floydage
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mishiwa http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/644837/the-official-sony-kd-34xbr970-34-hdtv-thread/3270#post_24773618)

I need help...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 182,498
Posted By Floydage
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by seatacboy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/934600/rca-dta800-digital-to-analog-tv-converter-box/390#post_24761966)

Oddly...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-26-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By Floydage
And hopefully tried a different cable. Looks...

And hopefully tried a different cable. Looks like the kind of TV that detects an input connection (ex: my Panny detects even if no signal present - like it's mechanically actuated or detects an...
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