Which of these would be an important safety consideration when working with CRT displays?
A) Only move the CRT when wearing an antistatic wrist strap
B) Always disconnect the CRT from power when not in use
C) Do not work inside of the CRT display case
D) Always provide a filtered power source for a CRT display
E) Get a brisk workout and healthy breakfast before moving a CRT
The answer: C) Do not work inside of the CRT display case
CRT displays can contain capacitors that hold a large amount of high voltage. Only open the CRT case if you know how to properly discharge the capacitors!
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