How can I avoid getting shocked by a tv or monitor after I open it?
You know how it says that there's a risk of shock if you open a TV or monitor? What do I need to watch out for so that that does not happen? Thanks!
Asked By: boyaco - 6/23/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Discharge the large capacitor in the power supply section. It stores electrical charge even if the TV has been off for a while. You must have a 100 watt bulb connected to a socket with the wires open at the end. Connect the open ends to the positive and negative terminals of the capacitor to discharge. If you can't do... More
Answered By: henry d - 6/23/2008
Additional Answers (2)
Don't plug it in and you won't get shocked... More
Answered By: TV TECH-man® - 6/23/2008
If you are not a tech, pull the plug first and let it sit awhile.
Answered By: Dusty - 6/23/2008
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
Find All Jobs Hiring in Your Area. Hiring Immediately - Apply Today!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.