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Hey guys, I just picked up a FE950 at a rummage sale for $3.50. Problem is, it has minor shakes at the left and right of the screen. I've bumped up the refresh rate and resolution, ran a degauss, and moved all electrical components away from it. Is there anything I can do to eliminate the shaking?
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Cathode tube to power circuit is shot. That's probably why it cost $3.50.
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Cathode tube to power circuit is shot. That's probably why it cost $3.50.
User serviceable?

The shake isn't to bad, it's just the edges.
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Serviceable .... well it'll cost more than you paid for it.

I just recently donated my old NEC 20 inch to a local school near me. Just wasn't worth the effort or money to fix.
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Serviceable .... well it'll cost more than you paid for it.

I just recently donated my old NEC 20 inch to a local school near me. Just wasn't worth the effort or money to fix.
Oh well. would I be able to take the one out of my other 19in and swap them?
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If you aren't willing to spend the money on service don't try to repair it yourself. You could get a nasty shock from the high voltage section or a potentially fatal shock (15,000 volts) from the primary power. Best advise, live with it.
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i had the same problem when i installed an os

i turned the refresh rate down and it fixed it
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If you aren't willing to spend the money on service don't try to repair it yourself. You could get a nasty shock from the high voltage section or a potentially fatal shock (15,000 volts) from the primary power. Best advise, live with it.
Oh well. Leaving it on for a few hours has made it less noticeable.

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i had the same problem when i installed an os

i turned the refresh rate down and it fixed it
The lower the refresh rate, the worse it is. This monitor likes 90Hertz, but I cant get the Nvidia control panel to add a custom res+refresh rate.
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