Monitor IIe alignment problem

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Hello all,

 

I have a AppleColor Monitor IIe that has an alignment problem, as shown in the picture. The vertical border on the left side is drawn to the center of the image as opposed to being straight.

 

Is this a known issue with this monitor? Would a recap fix this?

 

Thanks,

 

Armando

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It looks like Timelord

It looks like Timelord replied to this, but some how it wound up in a different thread (the Clear Light thread).  So I copied it here.  If thats not the case, I apologize for confusing things worse.

 

 

You showed 1/3 of the image The Colur Composite monitor //e has adjustments for this, but I need to see the whole display to see what is wrong.  I can send instrs for how to adjust this, but I cannot tell what is wrong at all. 

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nick3092 wrote:It looks like
nick3092 wrote:

It looks like Timelord replied to this, but some how it wound up in a different thread (the Clear Light thread).  So I copied it here.  If thats not the case, I apologize for confusing things worse.

 

 

You showed 1/3 of the image The Colur Composite monitor //e has adjustments for this, but I need to see the whole display to see what is wrong.  I can

Whoops. I certainly did reply to the wrong thread. 

 

The image can of course be aligned, but I need to see what is wrong to give full details.

 

Disclosure: Some alignments require opening the display, and doing this exposes you to letha voltages!. Do not attempt this without the proper tools and experience. 

 

Tools required: Electricians' gloves, discharge tool, wooden workbench with decent surface area. 

A second person as a helper if you should receive a shock, standing my to call the paramedics is advised.  

I do not advise working on CRTs if you are an armature and are not used to the precautions required. Even after 30+ years of doing this, I am always extremely cautious, and I have received 50KV up my right arm before, cooking me from the inside out, on a Tempest monitor, and I am a professional who did thivs work for years on arcade systems. It only takes one accidental slip or hand twitch to inure yourself, or worse. 

 

I have the service procedures guide to align that display if you want to try it, but if the problem is not severe and you aren't verse in this type of process, you should weigh whether it is annoying-enough to warrant correcting. 

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Hi All, Thanks for the

Hi All,

 

Thanks for the message. After what you all wrote, I am not confortable working on that monitor by myself, but still would like to know what is the procedure in case I eventually want to have it fixed.

 

I am adding an image of the whole screen. The pinching effect is less pronounced on the pic than it is in person, so at this point it does not bother me enough to do surgery. So if you can send me docs or described the procedure to fix this that would be much appreciated.

 

Thank you,

 

Armando

 

 

 

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