Apple B&W CRT monitor popping and clicking

Tapley, Mark mtapley at
Tue Apr 3 16:09:57 CDT 2018

On Apr 3, 2018, at 3:48 PM, Phil Blundell via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:

> On Tue, 2018-04-03 at 21:07 +0100, Ian Frost via cctalk wrote:
>> Recently booted up my B&W Powermac G3, all came up fine including the
>> 17” CRT monitor. However after a second or so, the 
>> monitor gives a ‘popping’ sound and the image on the screen expands
>> then shrinks. This repeats every few seconds.
>> I’m guessing the monitor is on the way out - but as this is a
>> complete B&W system - I wondered what the likely cause is?
> That sounds like some sort of problem with the EHT supply.


….The Apple Studio Display series of CRT displays were available in a 17" Diamondtron and a 21" Trinitron CRT, both driven by an LG-Manufactured chassis. These displays were notorious for faulty flybacks. …

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Would that be consistent with the symptoms, and is there a good way to test?
						- Mark

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