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Gaming on a LED ?

monkeez

Established Member
Hi guys,
I've always been a fan of plasma but my recently bought Panny 42V20 has started to buzz and i'm probs going to send it back.
I'm considering getting an LED TV, mainly to be used for SD & HD broadcasts and PS3 gaming.
Having read some material and through my own experiences it seems plasma is good for the above, but is there any real noticable differences between LED and plasma?

cheers
 

monkeez

Established Member
sorry, yes that is what i mean, i dont fully understand all the terminology
say a mid to high end plasma vs a mid to high end backlit LCD/LED
 

Jan Pogonowski

Established Member
1. Plasma and LCD (LED or non LED) TVs handle motion slightly differently, both have their pros and cons in this area and in my opinion neither is better than each other.

2. Plasmas will suffer from image retention (temporary screen burn) when static imagery is displayed for prolonged periods such as health bars and ammo bars from videogames.

3. LED LCD TVs specifically aren't superior to other types of TV, nor inferior, it depends on the actual overall quality of the TV.
 

jasjw

Banned
LED TV

Pros

Brighter
Sharper
More vivid picture

Cons

Clouding
Input Lag
Back light bleed
Motion
More exspensive
Viewing angles

Plasma

Pros

Motion (apart from Panna lol)
Blacks
More natural Picture
Low Input Lag
Better 3D
Viewing angles

Cons

Image Retention (although my sammy d6900 doesnt get any)
Not as bright as LED TVs
3D can look dark on some sets.


hope this helps. :thumbsup:
 

monkeez

Established Member
nice one guys, cheers :smashin:
TBH i've got two Panny plasmas and i've seen a bit IR but it soon fades.
 

snaithg

Prominent Member
LED TV

Pros

Brighter
Sharper
More vivid picture

Cons

Clouding
Input Lag
Back light bleed
Motion
More exspensive
Viewing angles

Plasma

Pros

Motion (apart from Panna lol)
Blacks
More natural Picture
Low Input Lag
Better 3D
Viewing angles

Cons

Image Retention (although my sammy d6900 doesnt get any)
Not as bright as LED TVs
3D can look dark on some sets.


hope this helps. :thumbsup:

What about screen reflection as a Plasma/Con?


Graham.
 

Polysix

Established Member
What about screen reflection as a Plasma/Con?


Graham.

This is also a problem on many modern 'one sheet glass' LCD TV designs so not just a plasma problem. It was quite bad on my Tosh WL768 edgelit. Unless you mean the 'inner' reflection when a plasma uses 2 sheets?
 

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