xbox screensaver and LCD's, good or bad?

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    Hi,

    On the XBox360 under console settings there's an option for "Screen Saver" and the description is "Automatically dim the screen to prevent damage to your display."

    I'm sure i read somewhere that with LCD technology, black is the hardest colour for an LCD to display. This leads me to believe the screen saver is actually detrimental and not beneficial like this would suggest.

    Any opinions?

    Jon
     
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    Yes black is the hardest colour for a LCD to show, but why do you think they call in Screen Saver it stops things like screen burn and a few other things.

    Its up to you, have it on or have it off. For me its on.
     
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    All it does is dim the screen after around 10 minutes of nothing happening (sitting on dashboard or game/dvd paused).
     
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    Rizob: i know what it does, i'm not thick (not that thick anyway!)

    i was asking whether dimming the screen actually helps with LCDS, and as pixelpixel has informed it prevents screenburn. Still not sure about the validity of this, as it's the dark lines that have burnt in one of my TFT's at work.
     

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