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Author Topic: * * * * * WHEN MAKING A POST IN THIS FORUM: READ THIS FIRST!!!!! * * * * *  (Read 30029 times)

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1) First, state the Make and Model of your monitor in your post.  First.  First.  FIRST!  In fact, make it part of your subject.

Most monitors have a specific cure for specific symptoms, so if you're going to post, don't be general about it...be specific.

If you can't figure out what kind of monitor you have, take a picture of the CHASSIS and attach it to your post.

2) Be descriptive.  Don't just say "hi my monitor doesn't work I don't know why can you help me" because that doesn't tell us jack diddly squat.  Describe the problems in detail, include anything you may have done to make the problem (or correct it)

3) Usually, the model of your monitor is NOT on the tube!  If you see a sticker with a number like "A63xxxxxxx" that's not the monitor type, it's the tube type.  Keep looking.

4) If you live in Europe, please let us know.  The electrical system there is different from the one in the US, and we deal mostly with people in the US.
« Last Edit: November 24, 2008, 06:57:25 am by Peale »

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Actually people need to visit the two monitor ID sites first. Then if they can't figure out a make & model then they should post a picture. I wish people would also remember that ALL monitors look the same from the front. It's the back where the circuit boards are that counts.

www.homearcade.org/BBBB/monitor.html

www.jomac.net.au/mon.htm

In general numbers on the picture tube are not the monitor brand nor are they the monitor model.
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A couple more sites I have found useful when trying to ID a monitor chassis to add to the ones Ken already posted.

http://www.medi-gmbh.com/chassis/chassis.htm

http://www.zax.com.au/spare_parts/monitor-chassis.html
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Another thing worth mentioning in your posts:

If you're having a technical problem and you get it fixed, whether on your own or with someone's help, post what you did to fix it!!

Other people can benefit from your solution.  It's a lot easier to search the forums for an answer to your problem than to see 12 different posts asking help for the same problem because no one comes back to say what worked.

Ahhh...  Now that I've got that out of my system....

(Edit)  Sorry, didn't see the (or correct it.)  My bad.
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Re: * * * * * WHEN MAKING A POST IN THIS FORUM: READ THIS FIRST!!!!! * * * * *
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2007, 12:56:14 pm »
One of the most common monitors is the Electrohome G07.

There's a nice repair guide here:
http://www.pinrepair.com/g07/


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Re: * * * * * WHEN MAKING A POST IN THIS FORUM: READ THIS FIRST!!!!! * * * * *
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2008, 06:58:19 am »
Added a stipulation regarding voltage and Europe.

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Re: * * * * * WHEN MAKING A POST IN THIS FORUM: READ THIS FIRST!!!!! * * * * *
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2013, 09:15:01 am »
What you say?!
***Build what you dig, bro. Build what you dig.***

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Re: * * * * * WHEN MAKING A POST IN THIS FORUM: READ THIS FIRST!!!!! * * * * *
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2013, 12:05:19 pm »
Confirmed. The user "silliboy" is a spambot that has posted that same exact message to dozens of forums and blogs over the past few days.  The username changed between forums, but it was always the same message posted.

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Re: * * * * * WHEN MAKING A POST IN THIS FORUM: READ THIS FIRST!!!!! * * * * *
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2013, 12:15:09 pm »
taken care of  :cheers:

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« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2013, 12:26:30 pm »
You da man Nivo!
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Updating this thread.

JOMAC'S monitor ID page has changed. In fact JOMAC'S whole website has been revamped and many links have changed. Here is the new monitor picture identification page:

http://www.jomac.net.au/services/monitors/

  
 

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