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Old 2nd August, 2005, 04:08 PM
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Yep, the horizontal deflection is shot. It's funny though, the spot-kill circuitry should have shut the beam off so that it doesn't saw your tube in two.

I actually had an old video game monitor one time that was build before they started incorporating spot-kill circuitry. Both the horizontal and vertical deflection went out (it was a vector graphics game, Battle Zone IIRC), and the beam sat there, burning a hole into the center of the screen, until it punched a hole through the tube. At that point, it nuked the high voltage supply and killed the monitor. When smoke started boiling out of the top of the game, that was when the customer finally decided to call and tell me that the game was broken.
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