[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report: terminals

Jonathan Gevaryahu jgevaryahu at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 12:27:56 EDT 2018

On 7/9/2018 11:39 AM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I saw many "moldy" CRT's - that's when the front of the CRT has a 
> transparent cover that's separating from the glass. Repair means 
> replacing the CRT, which can take most of an hour depending. CRT's are 
> available for tens of dollars for common types, some CRTs can be 
> swapped around from microcomputer monitors, even old TV's. A number of 
> tech volunteers are familiar with these repairs. 

These CRT tubes don't have to be replaced, the CRTs can be very 
carefully heatgunned to remove the front protective glass cover and 
scrape out the 'cataract' goo. I think Ian has done it to a few of them 

Jonathan Gevaryahu
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