Chapter 1) About the Author & Copyright
Chapter 3) General CRT Construction and Characteristics
3.1) Why is the CRT still dominant?
4.3) Color CRT resolution – focus and dot/slot/line pitch
4.4) Magnetic interference and shielding
4.6) A discussion of issues relating to monitor and CRT resolution
4.7) How to compute effective dot pitch
4.8) How far is the shadow mask from the phosphor screen?
4.9) How is the shadow mask mounted inside the CRT?
4.10) Leaded glass and CRT coatings
4.13) Why is the shadow mask or aperture grill made of a magnetic material?
4.14) Northern/Southern Hemisphere corrections and adjustments
4.16) Ways around North/South or other sensitivity to magnetic fields?
4.17) Addition comments/summary on Northern/Southern hemisphere issues
4.18) Principles of purity and convergence adjustment
4.19) CRTs with no purity or static convergence rings
4.20) Projection set convergence adjustment principles
4.22) Why are there fine lines across my Trinitron monitor or TV?
4.23) Differences between Trinitron and Diamondtron CRTs
4.24) So what does it mean to have a Trinitron CRT?
4.26) Some history of in-line gun CRTs
4.27) Why are indirectly heated cathodes used in CRTs
5.2) Safe discharging of capacitors in TVs and video monitors
5.3) Preventive maintenance – care and cleaning
5.4) Degaussing (demagnetizing) a CRT
5.8) Can a really strong magnet permanently damage the CRT?
5.9) Detailed purity and static convergence adjustment procedure
5.10) Tonys notes on setting convergence on older delta gun CRTs
5.11) Jerrys comments on convergence and other advanced adjustments
5.16) More comments on CRT rejuvenation
5.17) CRT age resulting in dark picture
5.19) Providing isolation for a CRT H-K short
5.21) Determining if your CRT is up to air
5.22) Scratches or other damage to the CRT face
6.5) Why do CRTs use red, green, and blue rather than red, yellow, blue?
6.6) Why does the intensity appear so non-uniform in bright areas?
6.9) About the quality of monitor focus
6.10) Comments on color purity, set orientation, and doming
6.11) Difference in color rendition between CRTs
6.13) Magnet fix for purity problems – if duct tape works, use it!
6.14) Contour lines on high resolution monitors – Moire
6.15) Moire and shadow mask dot pitch
6.17) Disposing of dead TVs or monitors (CRTs and charged HV capacitors)
6.19) Purpose of a separate CRT faceplate
6.20) Picture tube disassembly for demonstration purposes
6.21) Picture tube implosion – but your really need to work at it!
6.23) Monitor life, energy conservation, and laziness
6.24) Thernal cycling and component life
6.25) Why are prices of video monitors so high compared to similarly sized TVs?
6.26) Problems with designing a combination TV and computer monitor
6.29) Shipping damage why monitors are like basketballs
6.31) Additional information on discharging CRTs
6.32) What does it take to be a picture tube rebuilder, really?
TV and Monitor CRT (Picture Tube) Information