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No blue gun, all of a sudden

Hi Fixers, The blue gun on my E70 suddenly stopped working. Otherwise the monitor is perfect. Can anyone offer me a clue as to where to start looking for the problem? I'm a bit of a newbie, but yeah yeah, I'll be VERY careful of not getting shocked - I'd just like to know if its worth trying to fix it myself or if it really has to go into a workshop? Thanks, Gavin

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Re: No blue gun, all of a sudden

100,000? At that rating the monitor would be giving off x-rays and gamma rays. Its more like 25,000 volt, plus its easy to discharge the tube, don't discourage him... Gavin2, is your monitor still not working?

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Re: No blue gun, all of a sudden

Cant be a blue gun, there is only one gun in these monitors. Check your cable, wiggle the cable at both the comptuer and montior ends, if this monitor has a changable cable and wiggling it works, replace the cable. otherwise you'll have to take it somewhere or get it replaced.

Posted on Aug 15, 2007

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