Author Topic: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe  (Read 303 times)

Offline scorpion

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Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe

Hello everyone!
We will teach monitor troubleshooting and how to recap and install a flyback class on Saturday March 17 at 10:30AM. at the Purple Rain Cafe. An 80's Retro Arcade and Restaurant.

This class is for the novice beginner and not for the seasoned monitor technician although seasoned techs are welcome!

Class will cover in simple terms how monitors works, some of the problems one will see with monitors and how to do minor detective work and simple repairs. Laptops / smart phones are suggested but  not required. Wi Fi provided.
Bring a USB storage device to receive files to take with you.

It will be assumed that you have a basic knowledge of soldering but newbies can be given a class on how to solder at the end of the course.

To sign up for the class text 321 759 3769. If calling then leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can as I work a day job.
The class is $50.00 per person. Send check or money order prior to the class at:

Walter Young.
911 Fulton Lane. NE
Palm Bay Fl 32905

The class will be held at the Purple Rain Cafe located
Peddler's Village
4657 US Hwy 1 Rockledge Fl 32955

We are transitioning from Dad's Pizza and Pub to the Purple Rain Cafe.

Look forward to meeting everyone Saturday!
« Last Edit: March 13, 2018, 10:28:32 PM by scorpion »
Why is there always enough time to go back and fix it right a second time??

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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 12:56:45 PM »
Really looking forward to this class (and playing some games)! See you Saturday.  Anyone else from the village going?
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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2018, 10:26:00 PM »
Fantastic class, Gregg! Four hours on the internal workings of monitors (CRT vs LCD; progressive vs interlaced), cap/flyback replacement, why/when you should/shouldn’t recap, and de/soldering instruction and practice. Plus free pizza and a bunch of 80’s vids on free play. Now I’m somewhat confident I won’t kill myself discharging a monitor. Worth ever penny!
« Last Edit: March 17, 2018, 10:29:27 PM by scarabaeus »

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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2018, 10:55:48 AM »
Wish I was there! My work hours didn't allow for me to attend.
I see most people just go full blow recap.

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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2018, 12:27:30 PM »
Wish i lived closer.. these classes sound awesome.

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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2018, 09:12:46 AM »
Wow!

Thank you for the kind words! I am blown away!
I look forward to more classes in the near future!

To those of you who wished to attend another clsss shall I schedule another one this Sunday at noon?
Why is there always enough time to go back and fix it right a second time??

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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2018, 01:10:36 PM »
I would love to learn more about arcade and pinball repair.  I wish you were more local to south Florida.  Thx for doing this.  Chuck
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Re: Classic Video Arcade Monitor Class! $50 at the Purple Rain Cafe
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2018, 04:51:07 PM »
With my Crazy work schedule. It would be good for me to attend 1 a month. I need dates and times at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule the day or half day off work.