Having problems with your IBM G74 17 in.CRT Conventional Monitor ?

IBM G74 Monitor

\015 My monitor is distorted. it seems to be wide at the top and bottom and curves in the middle.\015\012\015\012I cannot play some of my games because of this and it is very annoying to work with.\015\012\015\012Hope you can help me with this problem.\015\012\015\012Thanks in advance for your time and effort in this matter.\015\012Eve\015

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CRT monitors suffer from the so-called pincushion effect. It is the\015\012curving of the actual video picture usually inwards on the sides. There\015\012is often an adjustment to compensate for this and it's usually situated\015\012near the other user controls. Look for it in you manual.

Now,\015\012because of magnetism differences in the world. The monitor is setup to\015\012work where it was built. The pincushion effect get worse over time. The\015\012degree of severity depends on the location of the monitor and the\015\012quality of the design of it to facilitate enough future re-adjustment\015\012by turning the pincushion knob.
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