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I'm wondering which produces more harmful UV radiation... lcd or plasma? And what about LED tvs?
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I think you don't have to be worry about that honestly. About quality, i'd go with the plasma.
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Led's are the most efficient, so I would guess those...

LED = LCD btw, just uses led for backlight as opposed to flourescent
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Originally Posted by xeocc;13435388 
I'm wondering which produces more harmful UV radiation... lcd or plasma? And what about LED tvs?

um....lcds dont produce harmful uv rays....those are produced by crt monitors.
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Originally Posted by Rogue71;13435486 
um....lcds dont produce harmful uv rays....those are produced by crt monitors.

I'm pretty sure they produce at least some UV... not as much as CRT of course. But I'm wondering which produces more, LCD or plasma?
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um....lcds dont produce harmful uv rays....those are produced by crt monitors.

Not true. The fluorescent lamp in an LCD monitor emits UV rays.

LED backlighting doesn't produce UV though
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk;13435462 
Led's are the most efficient, so I would guess those...

LED = LCD btw, just uses led for backlight as opposed to flourescent

LED does not = LCD. yes they are two different types of backlighting, but they deliver different levels of picture quality depending on their implementation, specially with TVs.
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LED LCD > Plasma.
I'd take a stacked 120hz LCD over a Plasma as well.
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Not true. The fluorescent lamp in an LCD monitor emits UV rays.

LED backlighting doesn't produce UV though


What about Plasma compared to the LCD fluorescent lamp? Any idea which produces more harmful UV?
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd;13435738 
Not true. The fluorescent lamp in an LCD monitor emits UV rays.

LED backlighting doesn't produce UV though

yes, and its such a low level that its contained by the tube itself.

http://community.discovery.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/7501919888/m/83419811301
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