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How do you keep your plasma dust-free?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by J-K, Jun 9, 2005.

  1. J-K

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    Hello chaps,

    As you'll probably remember - I have my wonderful Pion 435 XDE set up now! Looks a treat, and works brilliant! Soon time for the ISF Calibration too!

    BUT - I find that it gets incredibly dusty in minutes! Literally, I'll clean it, and by the evening, it'll be dusty again!

    How do you guys keep your screens dust free? I presume this happens more with the Pio's because of the beatiful ebony trim. I once tried a soft tissue on it, and my God - it just bunched all the dust up on the trim, and stuck to it!!! I tried microfibre cloth - which is great at removing it [without liquids] but was hoping for a perhaps more semi-permanent solution?

    Cheers,
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  2. Jazz Monkey Jr

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    You can get proper static cloths, that attract the dust, I know we use to have them at work, try a search on google...

    Have a look at this:

    http://www.freetechcorp.com/faq.htm
     
  3. Mep

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    there are few threads on cleaning your plasma and microfibre cloths are excellent. For general dusting though these new things you get from Flash are pretty damn good..its like a handle that you put a disposable 'feather' duster on the end......great for getting into tight spaces between your kit too.
     
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    Funny seeing men talk about dusting. :)

    I also use a microfiber cloth on my plasma, but I usually have to moisten it a bit as my young son stands very close to the screen and manages to get all sorts of gunk on it. The cloth I use is reserved just for the plasma to reduce the risk of it picking up grit from elsewhere that could scratch the screen. I find that my screen attracts very little dust, particularly when compared to my CRT.
     
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    you should see me in my Marigolds :D
     
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    Is it not advisable to use a vacuum cleaner with the little brush attachment to take the layer of dust off the screen ? that's what i have been doing for years with crt tv's.
     
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    I know my panasocic CRT has some sort of static reducer that keeps dust of the screen, do the vieras have this?
     
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    you may run the risk of scratching the screen if its a plastic one like on the Viera plasma.
     
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    Ok, thanks, i didn't realise they were plastic.
     
  10. J-K

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    I'll be going to Sainsburys tonight to look for the Flash thingys then! Haha! The wife will love this! LOL!
     
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    I use these on my Pio and around the house and they are :thumbsup:
     
  12. Mep

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    make sure it's the only thing you dust....don't want to spoil her!.....they also do very good microfibre cloths at sainsbury.....forget what they are called but they are green
     
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    Yeah - I have the Sainsbury's one already, and it works a treat! And don't worry - I hide the cloth so no-one else even comes close to it, let alone touch it! The wife has been warned she is not allowed to clean the plasma...

    Funny thing - she moans that I don't let her clean the plasma, as if she's inferior - yet also moans when I don't clean anything else in the house... Women! Haha!
     
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    can't live with them, errrr... can't live with them.
     
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    I agree with Horneydragon, I purchased the Scotchbrite High Performance Cleaning Cloth and only use it on my xde.
     
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    All this poofy talk...

    Real men use steel wool. Dry.
     
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    Where can you buy these Scotchbrite cloths from??
     
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    Sorry guys, I didn't read the previous monster thread. Looks like I can get them from Tesco, I will take a look next time I'm in there.
     
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    This will actually improve the PQ of your Tiny ~PLasma 10 fold, unfortunaetly tiny is the only brand capable of the Wire wool tweak


    (this is a joke)
     
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    Actually, all brands benefit when the other-halfs watching Big Brother.

    42" of cack.
     
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    I have to say i find plasmas very good at keeping dust free,

    But when i do have to dust it i use those Flash Dusters mentioned earlier on there great dust just sticks to them takes 10 secs to go over the whole screen

    :)
     

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