First post, by anetanel
I got a 14" Packard Bell CRT from 1993 ( can be seen in the youtube video in the bottom)
It works pretty well on DOS and in windows in resolution of up to 640x480, but when trying to use it in 800x600, the brightness decreases significantly, and the picture needs to be significantly re-aligned to be in the center.
I have it open since I just retrobrighted the plastics, and I poked around with the various pots. I can make the picture bright and centered in either 640x480 OR 800x600, but not in both.
My assumption is that some capacitors are not working as well as they should, and the changes in voltage that comes with changing the resolutions manifest in those issues.
Is it a fair assumption, or did old VGA monitors were good only for some resolutions?