HDTVs: LCD or Plasma?

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  1. TNC9852002 Banned User

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    Is there a definitive best choice?

    When is one better than the other?

    -TNC
     
  2. Malice BMFH

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    LCD is getting quite good now
     
  3. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    What exactly is the difference Malice?
     
  4. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    I bought my dad an HDTV for Christmas and I wasn't sure if i wanted to get him a plasma or an LCD. I had looked at 2 42" tv's. same brand, same everything except one was LCD and the other was plasma. To me the plasma looked so much better than the LCD. The LCD's colors seemed to bleed and get blurry or pixelated very easily.
     
  5. Malice BMFH

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    A Good LCD doesnt do that anymore.
    I know, my 19 inch computer monitor is a good LCD, and I dont see ANY of that like I thought I would
    Plasma WAS significantly better, but LCD screens have come a LONG way.

    I have a 26 inch LCD as my main television in my living room. Works great...
    Granted, as you can tell, its 26 inches...I am not into the big 50 inch tvs...
     
  6. Eggyman The Oval Avenger

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    I got a 42" LCD. It's great! Got a great deal for it, and I've been very happy with the quality.
     
  7. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Dammit! What is the difference?!
     
  8. Eggyman The Oval Avenger

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    I got this from Yahoo Answers:

    http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071018082549AAmapL0
     
  9. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Looks like LCD it is.
     
  10. Malice BMFH

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    Thanks Eggy...I am not the guru on monitors and tvs...as I dont have a huge need for them
     
  11. Franklin Richards Registered

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    Yeah... I heard that Plasma TV's have to be replaced in about 2 years. YIKES!!!


    LCD for me too.


    :thing: :doom: :thing:
     
  12. Avangarde Avan a Good Time

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    I spent a good month researching both Plasma and LCD and I can tell you that LCD is the clear winner. I bought a 40" Sony Bravia "X" Series 1080p True HD with 100hz Motion Flow, and I tell you what it is freaking amazing, watching Transformers on HD-DVD is mind blowing, it actually looks to good.
     
  13. BubbaGump Bland User

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    Someone mentioned the glare/reflection factor, something that always bothered me with regular TVs. LCD doesn't have this problem.

    LCD>>>Plasma.
     
  14. jaguarr Be Your Own Hero

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    DLP FTW! :up:

    jag
     
  15. ComicChick I Work Too Much

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    I have a DLP. what can yall tell me about that? is it good, bad, etc?

    i knew i didn't want a plasma cuz of the burn in and stuff. when guitar hero came out, they had it on demo on a big plasma screen, you could see it still burnt into the screen.
     
  16. Bnightwing Registered

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    LCD if iam not mistaken is made so if looked on the side then you can still see it
     
  17. Havok83 Registered

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    I would defiently go with an LCD
     
  18. fu manchu Registered

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    I have a glare issue with my TV. So, I guess my next TV will be a LCD.
     
  19. TLH Hypnotized

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    LCD. Plasmas have image-burning issues.
     
  20. Avangarde Avan a Good Time

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    It should also be noted that LCD's have a better life span then Plasma.
     
  21. Apollo Registered

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    I have a 50" plasma... i've had it for only 3 years and i already want to go out a buy a new TV...it has some burn ins, lost its brightness, loss of colors, has this weird Pink static that shows up around a white image...this time i am either thinking about a DLP, or an Projector...I hate plasmas, wont buy one ever again..
     
  22. 04nbod I need to debrief you

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    i just bought a small LCD TV. It really makes my DVD's look bad quality
     
  23. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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  24. 04nbod I need to debrief you

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    ^was that to me? What do you mean?
     
  25. StrainedEyes All the way up it!

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    I bought a 40inch Sony Bravia LCD tv around christmas. It's really a fantastic TV. I don't have much experience with the different types but this one works great and looks even better.

    Plus, with LCD you don't have a chance of the dreaded burn-in.
     

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