Re: Can a video card cause damage to a monitor?
well a modern monitor should protect itself from frequencies it can't
handle, older ones could catch fire if you over did it.
but with a low resolution - 640x480 at 60hz it should not be able to affect
note the "should" clause!
"Stephen Williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Got a customer with a 1 year old PC Company 17" monitor who bought an
> Albatron MX440 video card from us. A few days after, the monitor started
> making a crackling electrical sound, and also produced a burning type of
> smell. Although the monitor still works, the sounds and smells continue
> course i switched it off immediatly). The resolution was low.
> The customer seems convinced that somehow the video card is the direct
> of this fault, although i have plugged his computer in to another monitor
> and it hasn't caught fire yet.
> Any electrical technicians here wanna give their opinion? It would be
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