January 13th 21, 09:21 AM
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Reviewing a cheap CRT degaussing wand
On 13/01/2021 5:50 pm, John Robertson wrote:
On 2021/01/12 5:48 p.m., Trevor Wilson wrote:
On 13/01/2021 7:48 am, Rayner Lucas wrote:
Hi all. This post is a review of the cheap "green stick" CRT degaussing
wands, as I haven't found much discussion of them and some other
repairers of vintage monitors may find it useful.
CRT degaussing tools seem to be hard to find these days. Occasional used
- Does what it's supposed to.
- Not particularly sturdy.
- Probably not the safest thing ever, use with caution.
If there were better-quality tools available, I would definitely buy
those instead. But there weren't, and this one did at least provide the
functionality I needed.
**I have always been an audio tech. I have always avoided TV work
where possible. However, back in the day, I would frequently perform a
CRT degauss, using my Han-D-Mag head demagnetiser. I found that it
could deal with any degaussing requirement.
Geez, they're expensive nowadays. I still have mine.
A bit cheaper on this side of the pond:
**That's more like it.
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