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What to do with an old CRT monitor?

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VK3DRB:
I know a small electronics company whose CEO still used a CRT monitor up until recently. An insider told me about his CEO...

Once his beloved CRT blew, he bought a second hand low res flat monitor about 2 generations old.
His office's main printer is 7 years old inkjet that is near end of life and hundred of hours are wasted trying to fix it or waiting time for it to print.
One of the company's monitors has been on loan by an employees for almost 4 years because he is too tight to provide one.
He turns off the microwave oven in the kitchenette which saves about 5 cents on the digital clock power each year.
He buys his the cheapest multi-meters on eBay and uses soldering irons that hobbyists would even laugh at.
His employees have to bring in test equipment because he is too tight to buy the tools.
The company's main laptop is one borrowed from an employee.
His oscilloscope has a diskette drive in it.
One of his employees asked for an SSD to speed up his old computer after explaining it would save $1600 per year in boot-up waiting time. Apparently he told him, he cannot afford the $80.

So what to do with an old CRT monitor? Offer it to tight-arse CEO's of small companies.

Brumby:
Give me an address!

rrinker:
 Just got worse for my pile of junk. The recycling place takes the electronics and so forth for free, but CRT monitors, smaller ones like mine, are $10 each for them to take.   :palm:



Smokey:

--- Quote from: rrinker on April 16, 2016, 12:28:10 am --- Just got worse for my pile of junk. The recycling place takes the electronics and so forth for free, but CRT monitors, smaller ones like mine, are $10 each for them to take.   :palm:

--- End quote ---

For the parts they won't take, smash it up into small enough pieces to toss in the trash.  Sounds like a job for the Widlar-izer!

helius:
The charge is $35 here. On the other hand, you could leave it behind a building at a local college and it would be their problem... not that I'm recommending that...

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