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My Philips CRT 19" 109p has all gone white, is the Tube dead?

My Philips CRT 19" 109p has all gone white, is the Tube dead?

I have a Philips Brilliance 109 p4 which I love very much. It was working great for the last 7-8 years I believe.

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Guest [Entry]

"Very few places still repair monitors. Most will charge a fee diagnose the issue. If you are really comfortable with electronics, have some test equipment, and a set of schematics, you might be able to find the issue.

A more realistic proposal would be to replace your CRT with a LCD. They use less power, have better resolution, take up less space, and are easier to read."
Guest [Entry]

"I take it you've checked the VGA cable for damage, just in case.

If your CRT has a problem, you have zero chance of fixing it yourself. The repair will likely cost close to how much a new CRT would cost you, you'll be without a screen for a while and at the end you'll still have a 7-8 year old monitor. It's time to look for a new one. In fact think of it as an opportunity to upgrade to a brand new tft. You can easily find one at 19"" and above in the 100-150 euro range."