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Old 01-21-09, 01:16 PM   #8
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Default Re: HDTV 40''-46'', $1100 is the sky - Help?

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Originally Posted by krokodil View Post
Plasmas tend to burn in. That's one of the reasons they get phased out (I know what I'm talking about: had a 1st gen plasma for videoconferencing - perfect setting for burn in).
Has been replaced last year due to unusability: burn in and color bleaching.
But then, things might have changed since 1997.
They don't burn in as easily as the first generation ones did, but theres still some image retention if you use the wrong settings on a still image for too long(high contrast + PC desktop for example). Remember to check if you're sensitive to phosphor-trailing if you decide to go with a panasonic plasma!

Here's an example of what it looks like:

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