[geeks] Screw question
mrbill at mrbill.net
Sun Dec 11 19:07:29 CST 2005
On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 08:06:26PM -0500, Atomist wrote:
> Tell me about it. I have an early model Akai that's going to the dump
> pretty soon. It has so bad burnins that it's not useful anymore.
> I mean if I can get a replacement plasma screen alright but as it is
> the safest would be to just recycle it with the manufacturer.
Did you turn down the contrast and brightness to a reasonable level when
you got it?
> The new plasmas supposed to have burn in protection. I think they do
> some sort of pixel shifting to not keep the same pixel illuminated
> for a too long time? Don't know exactly.
This has a "screen saver" feature that shifts the image around every
so often. Maybe I had it set to do it too often, but I noticed a "jerk"
every time it did, so I turned it off.
> Plasma's are getting old. LCD TV's are big time in the coming. And
> once they finally start selling OLED TV's... man that's gonna be so
If they're self-illuminating, yeah. I dont want anything with a
backlight or a bulb that can burn out.
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