Avoiding Screen Burn

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  1. HenryHonda

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    OK, almost there with purchase of first plasma (researched LCD vs Plasma, ALiS vs E-ALiS vs non-AliS) - tending towards Panny TH37PV500.

    About the old chestnut 'Screen Burn' - see that the Panny has the facility to 'shade' to the sides of a 4:3 piccy to reduce chance of burn due to high contrast with black borders (anyone comment on how this looks - if not black borders, what colour - does this spoil viewing enjoyment?).

    This leaves channel ident/logo burn-in. I've seen some manfrs have 'orbital..' something-or-other to prevent it. Don't understand how this works.

    Can experienced users advise on how much of a risk screen burn is on latest panels, and effectiveness of various manfrs 'counter-measures'?

    Thnx for any help.
     
  2. hornydragon

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    panasonics are the most burn resitant on the market just dont use "Dynamic mode" and you will be fine side bars are good if you watch alot of 4:3 material un stretched....
     
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    the side bars are grey if you activate that feature
     
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    The bars are grey and you can select to have them at high, medium or low brightness. You soon don't notice they are there.
     

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