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what do you clean yours with?

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by Joe Pineapples, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. Joe Pineapples

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    Got a toshiba 32ZP38, and cleaned the screen from new, with a soft dry lint-free cloth (as is the usual sort of recommendation in the manuals). But its ten months later now, and i can see that the screen at least, could do with something a bit more substantial to clean it. I've contacted Toshba a couple of times (without response), to check if the glass has any kind of protective coating that might be spolied if i used the wrong thing.

    So, i thought it might be interesting (and hopefully useful) to see what everyone else uses on their CRT, be it Toshiba or otherwise, of less than a few years old.

    joe
     
  2. billy

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    you are a sad person
     
  3. Joe Pineapples

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    Wanting to protect a £1250 investment is hardly what i'd call sad.
     
  4. Edwood

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    RS components sell a range of products for cleaning computer screens.
     
  5. Joe Pineapples

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    thanks for a constructive reply mate -i'll look into those
     
  6. Astaroth

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    did use screen wipes but ran out and just use normal glass cleaner - never had any problems yet
     
  7. Paul Cooksley

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    Hi Mate

    No, I don't think you're sad for asking that - it's quite a useful question actually...

    I have to say, I use "Mr Muscle" Glass cleaner and plain kitchen towel - it works brilliant on the screen I have to say...

    As for the casing itself I just tend to wipe the dust off with a light damp bit of cloth - you know then it can't be harmed, as the plastic casing can be sensitive to cleaning products and can be damaged by using the wrong thing...

    I know there are professional products out there (which will cost you a fortune) but with what I have described above, you won't have to fork out much and it stays really clean - especially the glass cleaner which works a treat and doesn't smear!

    Nice ad there for Mr Muscle ! I should be on commission !

    Take it easy mate - have a good weekend

    Paul
     
  8. Joe Pineapples

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    Thanks Paul. I guess my main concern was really with the glass, and any coating it might have. I will probably ring Toshiba just to make sure, but hopefully it can be treated just as an ordinary piece of glass, with anything sensitive, protected underneath.

    then its off to the shops for some Mr Muscle :laugh:

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  9. Paul Cooksley

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    Lol ! Yep, I think it's off to get some Mr Muscle then !!

    As I say, I think you'll find it really is just treated as normal glass, but as you say, you could just double check with them, just in case.

    Paul
     
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    Glass cleaner is good, just be sure to use a lint free cloth to avoid possible scratching of the glass.
     
  11. C.Wolf

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    Ive always used a damp chamois leather, this works a treat and contains no chemicals, so a no risk option. As mentioned before though, make sure its clean to avoid scratching the screen!
     
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    I use ordinary glass cleaner and a soft lint cloth without any problem.

    What matters most : avoid spraying the glass cleaner directly on the screen for it not to leak leak into the set. Spray it directly on the cloth and all will be fine.
     

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