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    Get a used SONY GDM-FW900 need help

    I'm using the same monitor, a sun microsystems rebrand. Do you know your way around a service manual? It's available if that helps. Let me know what I can do to help. Please don't throw it away, it can be fixed.
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    Sony gdm fw900 not turn on

    Where are you located? Don't just throw it away. If anything, it can be used for parts.
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Personally, I would never trust someone to freight a CRT. From all the horror stories ive read and expect good results. Someone would have to really know what they are doing with the correct materials and be absolutely determined to get it to you, without it receiving any shock. You're at the...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    List it for parts but don't just throw it away. People have to actually pay to dispose of CRT's these days is what i'm getting at.
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    WinDAS White Point Balance guide for Sony Trinitron CRTs

    Something to keep in mind when it comes to colorimeters is that the dye that is used as a filter will drift after 3-5 years, lower the color accuracy greatly. Another thing is there is no one be all colorimeter. Some are designed with other display technologies in mind and not best suited for...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    If you are not able to get the monitor working, please do not throw it away. I'm sure there is someone smarter than us that can take the time to look at it. Worst case scenario, it can be used for parts. Someone on page 426 of this topic needs the flyback transformer so there is that. These are...
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    WinDAS White Point Balance guide for Sony Trinitron CRTs

    So far windas is running, displaying the list of monitors. I'm using a serial to TTL on COM1 using windows xp. COM1 and MANUAL. When I click Set up/Config in Windas, it says 'program help at http://www.geocities.com/gregua/windas/ Thank you for using this program! Good luck!' but when I double...
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    WinDAS White Point Balance guide for Sony Trinitron CRTs

    I've had a GDM-FW9010, Sun microsystems rebrand of the FW900 for several years now and never calibrated it. Needs to be calibrated badly! I thought I backed up the windas files but I think it's missing something. Does anyone know where I can find a complete copy of windas?
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    After two failed attempts of the sliders not doing squat the other day, all of a sudden its working! I'm on step 52 right now and the screen is green. Earlier RGB were at 100% dead on and delta E was at .5! I'll let yhou know the results when i'm finished!
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    The sliders in windas, step 46, did not make any notable changes that I could see as in no color shifting regardless if all sliders were all at minimum. Note, on step 39 to adjust G2 brigtness worked like a charm. Adjusting the blanking level of the green gun for the central brightness value, in...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    http://i.imgur.com/TJ5imvq.jpg By 100 IRE pattern, i'm assuming the white pattern in the zip file from WPB tutorial. Left=30_IRE readings Right=100_IRE readings
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Yes, I have a color eyes x-rite dtp94 used from ebay and followed the WPB tutorial a few days ago. When I adjust values until certain chromaticity and luminance targets are met, there is a issue. In the HFCR program, none of the values, Delta E, R, G or B do not change no matter how I move the...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    As some of you may know, I have a Sun GDM-FW9010 from Korea. If anyone has played Alien Isolation, it is a very dark game. When there is something bright white like a light on a true black background and I look around in a spiral for instance, I can turn off the monitor and still see the spiral...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    I've been playing GTA V a lot recently. When it gets dark in the game and the street lights come on, there is this strange phenomenon that is occurring. It seems every time a street lamp will illuminate a patch in the road and I drive past it, the light emitting from the city in the distance...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    After messing around with windas yesterday, when I try to use the OSD buttons on the monitor a green key keeps popping up as if its locked. Does this happen when windas isnt closed down properly? I never locked the OSD.
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    After attempting to adjust geometry in windas, my brain couldn't take all the warping so I gave up and reloaded a default EEPROM dump. There has to be a method to this instead of 'what looks good' because I dont trust my eyes. Take a look at what I mean viewing the image below. An inch from the...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    I have successfully connected my PC to the monitor via windas and the ECS connector. I've made several *.DAT backups of the EEPROM after several hour monitor warmup. I've found various calibration tutorials on pot focus adjustment, geometry, convergence, WPB, etc. but don't they have to be...
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Just picked up a GDM-FW9010 (Sun rebrand) on the 26th of April in really good condition. I'm attempting to connect the ECS connector on the back of the monitor to a USB to TTL converter. I was testing which wire was 5v and i'm reading the following. 1=GND 2=5V 3=RX 4=TX *viewed top to bottom...
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