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
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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
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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
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