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Re: [SLE] short fizzing sound
  • From: Thom Nuzum <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 14:32:08 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405171432.08559.linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Yes its CRT.
I think you must be right as I have tried everything else.
How can I clean this without dying.
Thanks

On Monday 17 May 2004 14:15, The Purple Tiger wrote:
> On Monday 17 May 2004 17:09, Thom Nuzum wrote:
> > I have had a short fizzing sound in 9.1 every now and then
> > (fizz,fizz,fizz,fizz,stop)
> > The problem is that my screen in KDE stretches a little everytime and
> > it has become very annoying. I have a seperate sound card and NVIDIA
> > card, but am using the system sound board. It's the same if I use
> > card or on board sound.
>
> Is the fizzing coming from the speakers?
> Just a bit of a random thought, but are you using a CRT (Monitor) or a
> TFT style display?
>
> If the CRT gets dusty/is in damp conditions, the HT(high tension, the
> 25kv used for the tube :)) can pre-arc (ions dissipate over the
> junction, like in an ioniser), causing electrical noise [a fizz] which
> may get amplified by the soundcard. This could also affect the display
> as it could affect the magnetic coils around the tube.
>
> Or it could be something else ^_^ :)
>
> Just a thought.
>
> Jon

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Thom Nuzum
Realtor Technology Services
Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

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