[rescue] Dual headed U10

Micah R Ledbetter vlack-lists at vlack.com
Sat Aug 19 07:44:22 CDT 2006

On Aug 17, 2006, at 09:46, velociraptor wrote:

> 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-
>>> glare
>>> 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[0], 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.

I have heard that iKlear is early replicated with cheapo commodity  
chemicals. Of course, I can never remember which chemicals those are.

Oh, someone just told me that the one for the casing is just Brasso,  
but that's not quite relevant to this thread.

  - Micah

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