[rescue] Dual headed U10
" " at mrbill.net
Thu Aug 17 10:15:30 CDT 2006
> On 8/17/06, Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 17 Aug 2006, at 15:22, Michael Parson wrote:
>>> Most window cleaners have ammonia in them, which damages the anti-
>>> protection on the CRT's glass. By now, you've probably polished
>>> all of
>>> that off, so no more worries. =)
>> Nah, they only get cleaned once, when they're new to me and I'm
>> cleaning all the previous owner's gunk off them. After that, they
>> tend to be looked after and don't get noticably grubby or cleaned
>> terribly often.
>> Foam cleanser seems to work well on LCDs, I've found. Is there
>> something I should know before I kill too many of those? ;)
> There are conflicting reports about LCD polarizers (and plastics in
> general) reacting with amonia, isopropyl alcohol, and similar.
> Obviously you have to stay away from things with solvents in
> them--acetone, orange oil, etc.
> I'm a little fussy about my gear, thus I'm conservative about about
> cleaning products. I bought a big bottle of iKlear Apple polish. It
> was pretty pricey, but how much do you really use? I clean my screens
> *maybe* once every 3 months or so, a little more often on the
> PowerBook (I use it around the keyboard and case too). Most of the
> time, I just dust my screens.
>  My PB is two years old and has only 1 obvious scratch. Blame it
> on my little brothers rifling through my stuff as a kid and destroying
I use windex wipes. Works like a top and has never hurt either my
monitors or my laptops - other than to get the crud off of them ;-)
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