[mythtv-users] 720p plasma with myth
dan.littlejohn at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 20:06:53 UTC 2010
On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 2:59 PM, Joey Morris <rjmorris at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> Michael Lynch <lynchmv at gmail.com> wrote on Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 02:34:59PM
> > On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Kevin Ross <kevin at familyross.net>
> > >> From: R. G. Newbury
> > >> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 7:41 AM
> > >>
> > >> On a final point, why plasma? They take more power and run hotter than
> > >> LCD's. (And the LED backlight units use less again, but cost way
> > >> more..and then there are OLEDS... which only come in mini sizes, so
> > >> far.)
> > >
> > > Many people, including myself, think plasma displays look better than
> > > for watching movies and TV.
> > >
> > Picture *and* price point sold me.
> Picture, price, less motion blur, and better off-center viewing are my
> reasons for plasma. Of course, plasma has its drawbacks, too. Image
> retention, power consumption, screen glare, and buzzing are potential
> problems. I suspect that both LCDs and plasmas have been improving on
> their weaknesses over the years, closing the gap on all these points.
> I've weighed the pros of each and plasma currently comes out on top
> for me.
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We picked an LCD to avoid the plasma burn in problem. Did not want to have
to replace the TV in two years.
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