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Old 01-30-2007, 01:38 PM   #1
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LCD or Plasma

We are currently looking for a new 40-42 inch flat HD TV and my head is spinning from the slaes people. I looking for reccomndations on brands and any other issues you have run into.

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Old 01-30-2007, 01:59 PM   #2
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I have a plasma, and love it. I think that LCD is also great, and it wont diminish over time. Also you can use them as you monitor, but that is where I would of prefered LCD as the screen won't etch because of static images.

Have you considered DLP? Not as sliming as the plasma or lcd, but the picture quality is amazing.
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Old 01-30-2007, 02:06 PM   #3
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What is DLP? When it comes to these things I'm completely ignorant.
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Liquid Crystal anyday (IMO).
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Old 01-30-2007, 02:13 PM   #5
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Liquid Crystal anyday (IMO).
WHY?

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Old 01-30-2007, 02:19 PM   #6
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longevity and no phosphor burn or dulling out over time.
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I was told about potential pixel burn out. Is this a problem that occurs in one more than the other?

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you can`t get burn on LCD, you can on Any plasma though, some more readily than others, but it is an inherant problem with all of them for the time being.
I don`t have a list of makes/models that are better or worse than others, nor would I post it here if I had (Legal issues) but I`m sure it will be available on the net with the right Google search :)
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Smallest in plasma is 42 in. accoding to consumer reports mag. with plasma,viewing angles are not a prob, with lcd, you may experience degrading quailty with viewing from an angle.--plasma are heavy,42 in. may weigh up to 100 lb. the lcd may way 50 lb.-- lcd is good for bright areas with its antireflective surface,more and more plasma are getting antireflective coatings.As far the the viewing angle I'm gonna ASSUME here,that its probably kinda like the newer laptops,whereas you can view your laptop from straight ahead,but from an angle you (and people near you)are not able to see the display somehow. It might not be so extreme with the tv though. I hope all that made sense. If not I'm sure somebody with REAL knowledge will come along and straightened my mess out
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DLP is digital light processing. It has more ranges of colors and the crispness is unmatched. HERE is some info on the techinical side of DLP.

And HERE is an article describing why one is better then the other.
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