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Screensaver on XBox and RP Tips?

Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by Kevo, Dec 3, 2002.

  1. Kevo

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    Just bought my XBox.

    As an RP owner, i'm a bit concerned about image burn.
    btw, does anybody know how long it takes for an image burn to take effect on a RP?
    Those warnings on all the XBox games have me a bit worried!

    I'm using a Tosh 40WH08B. Can anybody recommend the best picture settings to use or any other RP tips?

    Is there a built in screensaver that kicks in on games and the dashboard when the controller is idle for a period of time?

    If so how long? and can you alter the time?
    There's no mention of it in the manual.

    Thanks
     
  2. ReTrO

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    There's definately a 'screen saver' on the console. It goes into a low contrast mode after no use for a while. Not sure how long though as I don't own one, yet.
     
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    Kevo,

    I've got the same Tosh as you and have been using it with a PS2 and XBOX since they came out with no screen burn problems at all.

    I've got contrast turned down to about 30 which is the setting I use for normal viewing anyway. If I'm in the middle of a game and need to pause it for any length of time, I just switch the TV off or to another channel - no chance of screen burn then.

    HTH

    John
     
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    You shouldnt have too much of a problem, as said after around 5 minutes of idle the screen goes into low contrast mode.
     
  5. Kevo

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    Thanks for the replies.

    Yes, i find out about the low contrast 'screensaver' last night.

    Johndon, what brightness setting do you use?

    I find you tend lose a lot of detail on low contrast & brightness settings, but it's a fair trade-off I suppose.

    More macros for the Pronto!
     
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    Kevo,

    Brightness is 61
     

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