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From: email@example.com (Andrew VK3BFA)
Subject: Re: Bright Light Source and TV Tube
Date: 18 Nov 2002 23:41:16 -0800
NNTP-Posting-Date: 19 Nov 2002 07:41:16 GMT
"Arthur Jernberg" wrote in message news:...
> Negative!! However it may cause a nice "After Glow".
> Ever walk up to a tele and shine a bright flashlight at the face of the crt
> in a dark room?/ That also excites the phosphers in the coating and will
> produce after glow.
> "Jacques St-Pierre" wrote in message
> > Hello Gang,
> > A question: Did someone know if a bright light source approximatly 8 foot
> > over a TV tube can damage the phosor in the tube?
> > The situation: I have a Sony Wega TV set in the same room I use to grow
> > house plant. I use a couple of 400watts metal halide and Sodium lamp.
> > lamps are aournd 8 foot over the TV, so the tube is quite illumated. For
> > sure I close the lamp when using the TV, but I am not sure if the lamp can
> > cause any deterioration to the tube. I know the light source will alter
> > paint color, even the TV plastic housing color but what can append to the
> > tube?
> > Any comments will be welcome.
> > Bye
> > Jacques
If you have close to a kilowatt of light for your "plants" then I
would worry more about the health effects on your houshold thasn the
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