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post #11 of 20
I wouldn't think that any type of tv produces enough to really be harmful in any way.

Btw Plasma is so much better than Lcd any day of the week quality wise IMO
Edited by Ashpd=win!! - 5/8/11 at 8:16pm
post #12 of 20
plasma imho has the best picture quality... very deep blacks and great colors... The only downside is that they tend to not last as long as lcd-led tvs

plasma tvs also have an almost instantaneous response rate

i don't think you'll have to worry about radiation
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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by badatgames18;13435811 
plasma imho has the best picture quality... very deep blacks and great colors... The only downside is that they tend to not last as long as lcd-led tvs

plasma tvs also have an almost instantaneous response rate

i don't think you'll have to worry about radiation

What do you mean by don't last as long? Does the screen degrade?
post #14 of 20
lcd/led backlit tv's have longer lifespans than plasmas... yes, plasma screen tv's do degrade much quicker than leds...

but you won't really notice it until it is really old (3-4 years)
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post #15 of 20
I'm not sure about what is emitted, but my LED tv has made me lose my vision over the past 8 months sitting about 6-7 feet away. Almost too bright of a TV for my preference out of the box.

Helpful to note that my family becomes near sighted
Edited by Chunkylad - 5/8/11 at 8:25pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunkylad;13435919 
I'm not sure about what is emitted, but my LED tv has made me lose my vision over the past 8 months sitting about 6-7 feet away. Almost too bright of a TV for my preference out of the box.

Dude, it just sounds like you had your brightness set too high... just turn it down.

As for harmful UV radiation, don't worry about it. Radiation in the UV range is so miniscule compared to the sun that the amount you get from any tv is going to be a tiny fraction of a percent of the amount you get in total. In other words, it's not worth worrying about.
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post #17 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18;13435875 
lcd/led backlit tv's have longer lifespans than plasmas... yes, plasma screen tv's do degrade much quicker than leds...

but you won't really notice it until it is really old (3-4 years)

highly depends on model and tbh, it's longer than that. Both last long enough really that it's a non issue. Plasmas can easily last for 10 years+ and tbh, you'll replace your TV before then. The plasma degrade is really a non-issue before of the above reason as well.
post #18 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunkylad;13435919 
I'm not sure about what is emitted, but my LED tv has made me lose my vision over the past 8 months sitting about 6-7 feet away. Almost too bright of a TV for my preference out of the box.

Helpful to note that my family becomes near sighted

TVs are often too bright out of the box. Your vision loss is most likely due to puberty and your eyes adjusting to your growing body [particularly if you had an existing eyesight problems when you were a kid] and/or other factors such as genetics, not the TV.

Also no need to worry about radiation from your TV

http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/qanda.htm#tv
post #19 of 20
I have both a 32" LCD and a 50" plasma both 720p. The plasma looks far nicer and has deeper colors, but burn-in sucks. Just don't play any video games on a plasma.
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post #20 of 20
I play my PS3 on a Panasonic 1080p plasma and haven't had any problems with burn-in.

Do vampires play video games? Maybe they need to know the difference in UV levels between LCD and plasma.
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