Hardware works good but CRT has constant vibration
I've got this iMac (EMC 1857). At start up i get soud and the operating system starts up regoular. I can see images and colours correctly, graphic card, logic board, hard drive and all hardware seem to be ok. The Max resolution 1024x768@75Hz and the geometry function are working properly.
The problem: the crt screen has a constant vibration and there is some sparkling noise from the chassis' back. There is no overheat. You can see the problem on this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10VSsar9p...
The graphic card works properly: i tried to plug an lcd panel and it works good.
The problem seems to be arount the CRT driver. It is possible to fix it?
I found some information: the reason of the problem could be one (or more) dried filtering capacitors so the 100Hz ripple modulates the electronic beam (or something like...). Flyback circuit seems to be ok!
It seems to be not a strong damage, I think I can solve the problem with tv service.
I'll post the results!
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