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App note: LCD screens don’t flicker – or do they?

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

An old application note from Intersil on comparison of CRT and LCD regarding display flicker. Link here (PDF) When comparing CRT to LCD screens, one of the most popular differences is the issue of flicker. It is a common assumption that CRT screens flicker while LCD screens do not. In...

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High-voltage arcs using a flyback transformer from a monitor

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Hak8or uploaded a gallery of high voltage arc pictures. The setup was salvaged from an old CRT monitor. He suspects the flyback transformer produces around 30 kV. I found some old pictures of me playing around with a flyback, and I wanted to test out this awesome gallery thing I...

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