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Old 01-03-2021, 03:24 PM   #1
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Question Old CRT purple colour display sometimes


I have noticed this colour sometimes displays at the top, after using a PSone. Could it be the scart wire or the connection? It used to happen a few years back with a box for receiving channels. Freeview.
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Old 01-03-2021, 03:57 PM   #2
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That is a color purity problem caused by the CRT having become magnetized.

The built-in degaussing coil should demagnetize the CRT on power-on, or you may need to press a degaussing button. If that does not work, degaussing coils were once a standard tool for television servicing.
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The television from June 2008, so a recent CRT. And yes it doesn't appear when first turning on the tv. The dvd player stopped working in it a long while ago. It is a fourteen inch screen tv. Not sure how long they last, it hasn't had much use in the past few years. Long before this one, the one before it was on six hours a day, seven days a week. It lasted six years. It had a video cassette combo with it.

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They still made CRT TVs in 2008?
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Sure did. The companies out there stopped making them by then, so in 2009 it was LCD's everywhere, obviously ones that were still on sale some were bought for usually older game systems. That is what I have, PS2, xbox. So without one of those, those systems just don't display properly on a LCD, it isn't worth the play at all.

I have a 2006 slimline PS2, was purchased on Amazon nearly six years ago, but the battery is flat. I recently got a silver one 2000 model for 20, and I changed the date and time battery. The xbox I bought that before the tv, it was obviously second hand, the manufacture date is from May 2005. I didn't expect it to still work, the disc drive was always dodgey. It gets stuck, so a disc is always left in. I got it only for Splinter cell, but I've tired of the game now. The Matrix the path of Neo is why I still have it. I think it has a 8GB hard drive, probably an Integrated drive electronics one, than the common sata models. I only recently learnt of that. I didn't know the drive I had in the computer I use now wouldn't work in one of those, or the other way around.

The Psone is probably nearly twenty years, it can have some odd behaviour with loading into the memory card instead of loading a game. And slow loading after power on. I guess it could be the laser, it is too old.


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