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Power Consumption by CRT monitors

Frequent PC users especially desktop PC's with CRT monitors has to be very careful in using the CRT monitors as that consumes more power than other types of monitors in market.
Recent research has found the CRT monitors to be consuming 60-80 watts of power for a normal 15 inch monitor compared to 25-35 watts for LCD. The power consumption is almost double in CRT's. If you consider 17-19 inch monitor the power consumption in CRT's might go up to 100-150 watts roughly.
It is advisable for more than 1 CRT monitor users to keep the monitors switched off when not in use so the power consumption is reduced.

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If you must, check out this site with a how-to...

http://www.instructables.com/id/How_to_safely_disassemble_a_CRT_monitor/

Good luck. A new LCD would probably be less troublesome and time-consuming.

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