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post #11 of 19
Its the Magnets within the speakers that intefere with the CRT screen. Magnetically shieded speakers are ok though as far as I know..
post #12 of 19
or the really cheap ones with weak magnets.
post #13 of 19
If you want to have fun, move a running fan close to your CRT and watch the wavy lines
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post #14 of 19
its the magnets..if you have speakers with small magnets you wont get the prob. otherwise dont put the speakers next to the crt
    
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
or the really cheap ones with weak magnets.
That is correct, our store got a subwoofer from MTX about 7-8yrs ago called the RFL "really f*&$ing loud", as you can imagine it had a huge magnet. When the UPS driver rooled the crate in, the crt monitors on the counter 5+ft away discolored and look like they were on acid. We replace the monitors the next day with lcd's. Good thing we did, because that RFL now looks like a little baby compared to the Pioneer Premier SPL subwoofers of today. If you really need to put the speakers next to a crt, you can put a piece of lead between the monitor and speakers and it will shield it. Good luck finding some and they are very heavy.
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by Kriegen View Post
If you want to have fun, move a running fan close to your CRT and watch the wavy lines
I've done that.

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Originally Posted by Solarcaine View Post
You have some fairly large magnets within your speakers thus causing the monitor to discolor. That kinda sucks that you cannot put them near your monitor though. I have mine near my monitor and it seems fine. Have front speakers anywhere else is rather disgusting. If you have a shelf or something with your desk try placing them there.
I've got no other place to put them but back on the floor.

I had them on a shelf like in this pic...



....but I just moved them to the floor pointing up. Better, but still pretty muffled. >_<
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well now im worried, my computer case is right next to my guitar amp, am i endangering my PC?
    
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post #18 of 19
just dont put the magnets near your HDD
post #19 of 19
mount a long shelf above your crt and put speakers on shelf spread out wide. You will get better stereo seperation and a much better sound stage.
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