6502dude wrote:ral-clan wrote:The 1702 is a very durable monitor. If it worked upon testing it in the Thrift store, then you're pretty much safe in assuming it will work when you get it home. The total schematics are online too, so most TV repairmen could fix it (if you give them the schematics as well).
What is a TV repairman?
Once a viable career, I don't know how anyone could make a living in this business these days.
I'm lucky I guess. There's still a little shop in my town where two old-school electronics guys run a TV repair shop --- one where they actually open up TVs and figure out what is wrong and replace the component instead of just swapping the board.