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My monitor blew up :(

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by jim5000, 9 May 2006.

  1. jim5000


    Joined: 24 Mar 2006

    Posts: 968

    Location: UK

    For the past month or so, my monitor has had the occasional flicker, the sort of thing you get when its not plugged into the graphics card properly.

    Then last night it started going mental, making this awful noise, and then sparks and fire started coming out of the bottom! If i wasn't around to turn it off it could of started a fire!!

    Anyway, there goes the money i was saving for a new HDD and memory :(
  2. ChoÞÞer


    Joined: 21 Apr 2006

    Posts: 4,510

    Location: UK, Lincolnshire, Lincoln

    ouch, sorry to hear it.. you alright mate?
    did the fire or sparks hit you or anything :O :eek: :o
  3. tedaC


    Joined: 26 Apr 2006

    Posts: 672

    I remember when my brother left a half full McDonalds cup above his monitor - which after a day or so began to leak and was dripping into the back of his monitor - which had a similar result.

    Too bad buddy :(
  4. ps2wizz


    Joined: 15 Oct 2005

    Posts: 449

    Location: Nottingham

    lol i bet that was i nice bag sizzling sound coming from the back of it lol