Question about Compaq MV 9500 (Carbon, Silver) 19 in.CRT Conventional Monitor

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Compaq 9500 color monitor 19"

The left horizontal border is black and continues to creep to the right (also has screechy black lines on the border). I've tried adjustments using the controls on the front of the monitor and this helped a little but continues to get worse. The monitor is about 3 years old. Is it time for a new monitor? Rickjeffer

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    The left horizontal border is black and continues to creep to the right (also has screechy black lines on the border). I've tried adjustments using the controls on the front of the monitor and this helped a little but continues to get worse. The monitor is about 5 years old. Is it time for a new monitor?

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    Exactly the same problem here. You can try to download the reparation manual and look inside the monitor for some small wheels to adjust with a little screwdriver some parameters. Don't make great modifications and bevare you are with your hands close to a high voltage machine.
    Good luck


  • mrspeed55 Mar 22, 2009

    Yes,but my S9500(not sure if it is the same as the MV9500)has the problem horisontal and vertical.I can set it back from the frount controls but soon after both horisontol and vert.borders will shrink in about an inch.I have reset from frount several times with the same result.any help aprechiated,thanks. (mrspeed55)

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First off, its is NOT 3 years, old, new to you but not new
not in the slightest is it NEW> in fact 2002 monitor !!!! oops get ripped off by fibbing sellers, that it?
and it is bad.
NO PC stated.
NO OS stated
and no photos of bad, screen.
strike 3 you are out, like the 100000 post here like this,
no inputs, and expects magic answer from the blind, SSDD.
the name COMPAQ ended in 2013, 4 year ago.
most CRTS ended in 2013, started in 1981 with IBM MDA.
Monochrome monitors. eeks.
so why not buy a real LCD LED monitor 2010 and newer.
and join the 21st Century VACUUM FREE, and dangerous
19,000 volts free too (1kv per inch) it can kill you,
don't spill drinks in the top ok and live another day.
(PS; worked this from 1965 to 2010,) even NAVY PPI monitors huge. so know monitors well I do.

100% free and Zero steal email from you .
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/273744/Hp-Compaq-Cv5500.html

RTM all there is is this RTM and play with knobs.

What is so wrong here, is no PC stated.
monitors this old do not work on modern PC, unless you learn how to do that. (skill sets that)
step one set PC to 800x600, (screen reso)
then plug it and and pray the CRT brain works. still

that is all there is to it.
power on PC set to 800x600 reso
power on CRT.
push left select button (spoon fed)
see no signal on screen, means PC is dead. signals on vGA jack.
see out of frequency, message , see 800 above.
that book stinks btw.
lets find others.

MV9500 right, MV missing on your first post why?
the 9500 , no mV is here.
it does have OSD screen , push select button

https://www.manualslib.com/manual/30062/Compaq-7500.html?page=15#manual


degause it,
move screen L/R& UP/DN
and shapes, I call it trapezoid changes.
bright and contrast , no magic here all SOP,

max RESO on this old pig is.15yo
is 1024,x 768 60HZ
over that as most PC do now, this PIG GOES NUTS> fails.

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