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Pausing live tv on a plasma

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Headbangerdaz, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Headbangerdaz

    Headbangerdaz Member

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    I'm thinking of buying a plasma to replace my defunct lcd telly.
    I've been reading about image retention and screen burn and am a bit concerned that using sky + pause feature could damage a plasma screen.
    It has been known for me to leave it on pause for an hour while I'm on the phone....is this likely to cause a problem or am I over reacting ?

    cheers
    Daz
  2. oldnewbie

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    As long as the plasma is run in on low settings it shouldn't be a problem, I have a panasonic plasma (probably one of the best for not getting image burn, some are worse than others) and pause my pvr all the time, maybe not for an hour but it has been known lol and I have had no problems. :thumbsup:
  3. snig300

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    record instead of live pause if your worried cos thats all live pause is doing anyway.
  4. HD Elvis

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    Think the image retention was a fault of early plasma technology. Modern displays are generally fine. Mine has an "orbitor" feature which moves tiny pixels around just enough so that even when an image looks static to your eyes it is still moving.:smashin:
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    Why don't you pause and then change the tv to freeview.:smashin:
  6. choddo2006

    choddo2006 Active Member

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    or turn it off

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