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Name: Chris
Status: Student
Age: 20s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Around 1999


Question:
Someone put a large horseshoe magnet on several computer screens and screwed up the picture how do I revert the screens back to normal. I've seen it done in an old physics class but have since forgotten.



Replies:
The monitors need to be "de-gaussed". Some monitors have a button that runs AC through an internal coil that does this automatically. Otherwise, I think it can be done with an external coil; however, I don't recommend trying it until you know "exactly what and how". Contact a local TV repair shop, they will be able to tell you "exactly what and how" to do this.

Vince Calder


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