Or, if you are using a CRT, degauss it from time to time.
Hedley Finger wrote:
> There is an electrostatic field in front of a CRT monitor -- you have
> probably noticed crackling from electrostatic discharge sometimes when
> you put your fingers on the glass. The field attracts dust particles to
> the airspace between your eyes and the screen so that, along with not
> blinking enough, etc. your eyes are irritated by the dust.
> You can clean the glass with an antistatic fluid on a *slightly* damp
> cloth with the monitor off, otherwise you can enjoy 25,000 V if a small
> amount of liquid runs down the glass behind the bezel. Or a 1970s
> ioniser -- remember them? Or get an LCD screen that has no
> electrostatic field.
> Hedley Finger
> 28 Regent Street Camberwell VIC 3124 Australia
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> Email. "Hedley Finger" <hfinger at handholding.com.au>
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