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Re: Clicking monitor
12/23/13 02:36 PM

> Hi all,
> Been a while but back again. Couldn't resist to buy a new cab. This time an original
> Inskor V-Rally upright racecabinet. Bought it with message: working unknown.
> When I fired it up, the monitor worked. Had problems with the game (was a build in
> PC!), so 31 khz VGA-monitor (Hantarex 28 Polo Star). Removed the PC and with the help
> of an external TFT-monitor fixed the PC. It seemed the CMOS battery was empty and
> there were some boot-problems. Replaced the battery en via BIOS repaired the
> boot-sequence.
> Put the PC back in and ....... dead monitor. The only thing I can hear is a soft
> clicking sound coming form the cased part on the chassis (tansformer?). It's not
> coming from the High Votage Flyback.
> With the multimeter I measured the incoming (into the monitor) voltage, that was 223
> (Europe) so just fine, I guess. There ends my knowledge of a crt-monitor en
> electricity....
> Is there a simple way to make the monitor work of, at least, find out what is
> happening?
> Thanks!

Possibly the bad caps, B+ triggering a HV shutdown, or even a bad HOT. If you aren't comfortable digging around the monitor chassis with a multimeter, I'd start scouring ebay for a new one.

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* Clicking monitor Mr.Arcade 12/22/13 06:15 PM
. * Re: Clicking monitor italieAdministrator  12/23/13 02:36 PM
. * Re: Clicking monitor Mr.Arcade  12/23/13 09:10 PM
. * Re: Clicking monitor italieAdministrator  12/24/13 01:40 AM

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