[mythtv-users] STEP 3 Destroy your TV

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Feb 9 03:40:11 UTC 2007


Brian Wood wrote:
> That's a standard disclaimer for anything having to do with driving
> monitors. It's been around since the first days of X.
>
> It's really not such a problem these days, any monitor so old and
> crappy that it could be destroyed by incorrect timings probably
> *should* be blown up.

It also involves a failure mode that's specific to CRT monitors.  You
can't blow up an LCD by driving it with an out-of-range signal as far as
I know.


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