Various problems can result in occasional or sustained sparking or arcing
sounds from inside the monitor. Note that a static electricity buildup
is common on the front of the screen. It is harmless and there iss nothing
you can do about it anyhow.
|NotTaR of Television Sets : Snaps, crackles, and other HV breakdown
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The following may result in occasional or sustained sounds not commonly
associated with a properly working TV or monitor. There may or may not be
flashes or blanking of the screen at the same time as the audible noise.
See the same-named sections that follow for details.
- Arcing, sparking, or corona from CRT HV anode (red wire/suction cup).
- Arcing at CRT sparkgaps.
- Arcing from flyback or vicinity.
- Arcing due to bad connections to or disconnected CRT return.
- Flashovers inside the CRT.