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cleaning a plasma

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by sunderland, Oct 26, 2004.

  1. sunderland

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    just want to no whats the best way to clean your plasma screen would it be all right to use a damp cloth thanks
     
  2. happyh

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    Thats what I use. Or a duster and a tiny bit of Mr Sheen.
     
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    I wouldn't use a damp cloth.

    If the screen has a glass front, a dry duster works well for me. Or if there are greasy smears, just use an ordinary glass cleaner.

    Cheers,
    Mat
     
  4. Ekko Star

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    No damp cloth, no Mr Sheen.

    AF Screenclene is what you want or get your self a microfibre cloth for a no liquid clean.
     
  5. sunderland

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    thanks for the help everyone. ekko star were can i get that screenclene from. cheers
     
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    Totally agree with you, the microfibre cloth that I got from my local supermarket works brilliantly, not that I've used it often. Plus it lessens the worry about scratching the screen.

    S.
     
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    Any good office stationery stockist or PC shop will have a can. If you work in an office you could maybe nab a few wipes ;) You can buy it as a 250ml can for about £4 which will last you absolutely ages, or pre-soaked wipes. You must use a lint free cloth if you buy the can. AF SC is the pro's choice.

    Or just get yourself a microfibre cloth for a couple of quid. That will clean the screen just as well. :)

    Both methods will over time help to make it static free, so you will find you need to clean less and less....sign of a good product.
     
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    If any of you have young kids. Baby wipes :thumbsup:
    Very usefull for getting flys off the front bonnet of a glass fibre bodied car as well.
     
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    Maplins sell the wipes, £1.50
     
  10. happyh

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    Special wipes? Baby wipes?
    Get real. I'm sticking with the slightly damp cloth.( I concede that it must be a good soft/ lint free cloth)

    Out of interest I thought I'd see what my Pany Viera user manual says:
    Screen: Damp cloth
    Cabinet:Damp cloth.

    Also, it specifically suggests not to use any product containing solvents. Last time I checked this included screen/glass cleaners
     
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    You need to be careful with solvents for sure. You could have a tragedy on your hands! The front of the screen is plastic.
     
  12. Ekko Star

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    AF Screenclene, I have been told is what Panasonic use themselves.
     
  13. Anthall

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    I find a wire brush and some sand paper cleans my 42" Viera a treat. I bet it's got less dirt and dust on than your screens. :)
     
  14. LicensedTaximan

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    Er shouldn't that be glasspaper. :D
     
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    Personally, I use a pressure washer. Perhaps thats why my 434 buzzes :devil:
     
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    I bet you didn't tell the dealer that when you were trying to get the panel changed under warrenty. :laugh:

    By the way, which is the best detergent to use in the pressure washer? Do Pioneer do an "AVScreenblast"?
    And does your pressure washer have the recommended "slightly damp AV"
    setting?
     
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    I think "Karcher" pressure washers and their own detergent may well do the job, and probably push it into the next room, whether you want to or not. :laugh:
     
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    cmon lads this is getting silly !!!!!!!!
    men cleaning !!!!! eek..
    you will all be having facials next :)
     
  19. Fedorov

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    I've got a small pack of 100 Storex Screen Cleaning Tissues about 4 or 5 pound from PCworld that are Alcohol etc.. free and meant for TFT/LCD/Laptop/PDA screens so I would think (correct me if I'm wrong!) that these should work very nicely - they do on my PC LCD anyway :)

    Fedorov.
     
  20. geeWcee

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    Sorry to revive this old thread. My new plasma needs a clean (my friend got a bit over enthusiatic at the sight of my new screen and he started dribbling on it)
    Just wondered if the people who used tissues and cloths have seen any adverse effects or should I buy a lint free cloth instead?
     
  21. Prodigal

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    geeWcee

    Use microfibre cloth, as I'm using 3M with no problem, of course you can get other brands in your local stores, check the previous posts.

    Don't never ever use tissues and cloths to clean your screen, it is guarantee to leave scratches on your screen, also never use any solvent or spray, use plain water with microfibre cloth is good enough.
     
  22. jaguar

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    Last time I used my sand blaster. Now it doesn't glare anymore. :D
     
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    thanks for that Prodigal. I'll have a trip out and get a microfibre cloth today.
     

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