Re: Can a video card cause damage to a monitor?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Mainlander, Aug 29, 2003.

  1. Mainlander

    Mainlander Guest

    In article <3f4be679$>, says...
    > 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 (of
    > course i switched it off immediatly). The resolution was low.
    >
    > The customer seems convinced that somehow the video card is the direct cause
    > 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 grealy
    > appreciated.


    If you set the refresh outside range it's possible some damage could be
    caused .
     
    Mainlander, Aug 29, 2003
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