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DK Repair Question
« on: December 16, 2021, 10:50:44 am »
I have an early 1980s DK arcade game. I?m having an issue with horizontal and vertical hold. Basically I get a screen that is unusable, see attached. I tried using the H/V adjustment screws to no avail. There is no one I can find that will work on this system. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: DK Repair Question
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2021, 06:08:58 am »
Here's a flow chart of some common problem with the monitor, looks like you'll probably have to have a cap kit done. I did one on my machine about 7-8 years ago and the result were like new. Not an easy task, but not super hard if you have a little skill soldering. Not something I'd personally like to do again, but I was desperate at the time to have my machine's monitor looking better.



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Re: DK Repair Question
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2021, 08:50:03 am »
Thank you for the info. I will digest and see what I can do.
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Re: DK Repair Question
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2021, 10:29:07 am »
Try tweeking the pot on the monitor chassis, under the tube near the front left.  VR451.


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Re: DK Repair Question
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2021, 11:18:31 am »
I live in Glen Carbon Illinois. I?ve tried every resource in the area and those that do this kind of work don?t want or need the additional work.
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