New Flat Screen

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  1. aggi

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    hello,

    i'm searchung for a flat screen!
    any pro&contra between lcd and plasma?
    which kind of flat screen do you prefer?

    every know-how would be fine!

    TIA


     
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  3. trosty
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    You can find lots of info in German about Plasma/LCD @ http://www.hifi-regler.de/plasma/plasma-tv-geraete.php

    I prefer plasma because in my opinion the colors are brighter, the picture looks better and the bigger screen (42" - there are not so many big and cheap LCDs around) is better suited for my living room.
     
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    Hi,

    another good german forum:
    http://www.hifi-forum.de/viewcat-22.html

    I would prefer LCD, because of the better resolutions. But as trosty said, Plasma is still better in colors and blackvalue.

    Flip.
     
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    Choose a lcd. Plasmas still struggle with burn-in. Plasms are not suitable for HTPC's.

    I recommend a samsung LCD from their R-series.. ex: LE-40R72B.. 40" or LE-32R72B. Higly recommended.[/b]
     
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    I prefer LCD, with a HTPC which may be left on menus for a while they are less susceptible to screen image burn.
     
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    I have a plasma connected to my HTPC and it works great, I really like it. I do not have any problems with burn-in (although I had some config menus, other progs and the regular desktop on for some time). But at work on my lcd screen there is a bad burn in after I left it on during the weekend. I don't think there are big differences between plasmas and lcds anymore concerning burn in (in my opinion).

    But besides plasma/lcd technics you should think about the other requirements you expect from the flat screen (resolution, space in the living room, pricelimits, etc) for your decision.
     
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    32 inch and under LCD, above that plasma looks better.

    Only my opinion

    regards
     
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    Just display a fully red, green and blue image for a minute or so on the screen and the memeory effect from the lcd transistors will disappear.
     
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    I would propose LCD, the higher res just looks better (to me). Most of it is a personal decision. Be aware that you should look for a display that allows the native resolution as an input signal (using DVI). I fell for that issue when I bought my Philips, which nativley has 1366 x 768 but does not allow that resolution as an input ( :cry: )
     
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    Weve got the LE-40R72B and its great, another recommendation.
     
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