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So today i get to school and one of my buddies tells me the department is getting rid of all their CRTs, and they donated them to be sold for charity. the charity is selling them to students for 2 bucks!!!
needless to say, i am trying to buy 10 of them as we speak.
They are standard 17" CRTs similar to this one: LINK my hope is that i can get ten of them, and use three then i might sell the rest, not sure yet. shipping could be a problem though.
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post #3 of 17
I hope you don't plan on bringing them all back on foot. You're either going to make 10 exhausting trips or 1 back-braking trip.

Good catch, though.
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have fun w/ them.... maybe do some modding w/ them.... W/C'd CRT? lol I'm kidding, no reason to WC a CRT....especially w/ that 25kV on the back of them....too dangerous w/ water and that much voltage.

Great Find though
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by shadowmelder View Post
I hope you don't plan on bringing them all back on foot. You're either going to make 10 exhausting trips or 1 back-braking trip.
HAHA! hopefully i can borrow my parents van, so i can bring them from school to my house, then give them the van back... cuz that's like a 3 min walk. in the cold and the rain. NOT FUN!
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lol just FYI.. never try to work on a CRT. even when disconnected it can have enough volts in it to kill you! but $2? danngg.
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post #7 of 17
I don't know why you would even want 10 CRTs..even considering selling them. It's a hassle to me.

Edit: I wouldn't take it if it was for free
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Originally Posted by dannyyboii View Post
I don't know why you would even want 10 CRTs..even considering selling them. It's a hassle to me.

Edit: I wouldn't take it if it was for free
I still use a CRT from 1998~1999.. works great. Give em to friends, use em on extra rigs. or just have spare monitors.
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post #9 of 17
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have fun w/ them.... maybe do some modding w/ them.... W/C'd CRT? lol I'm kidding, no reason to WC a CRT....especially w/ that 25kV on the back of them....too dangerous w/ water and that much voltage.

Great Find though
I will most definately not be WC a CRT lol!!

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Originally Posted by Jori View Post
lol just FYI.. never try to work on a CRT. even when disconnected it can have enough volts in it to kill you! but $2? danngg.
I will keep that in mind. you know what's strange about that is that you need voltage and current to kill you, you can have 10000 V (assuming the burns don't kill you) and if it doesn't have .5 amps when it gets to your heart, it will not stop it. OR even if it has 10 amps, but not enough voltage to power through your arm, shoulder, and chest to your heart, it will not stop it either. Strange eh?


Anyways! THIS IS SWEET! i'm MSN'ing the guy now, hopefully i will get a few of them! ebay here i come! (or sell em here!) i'm almost there!
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post #10 of 17
cool ide take that for my workstation not very good for gaming or moives but for a workstation they would be fine
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