Plasma Vs. Lcd Vs. Led


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Just my two cents...

Plasma has best picture, but higher power consumption. Also washes out in a room with high ambient lighting.

LCD, and LED, same thing only backlighting is diifferent, not as sharp a picture due refresh rate being lower.

Both will be obsolete in a couple years when OLED TVs hit the market.

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I went with LCD because I didn't like how the Plasma screens were so reflective of ambient light in the room. Also I have 3 kids who use that TV and I was worried about the TV getting left on and having screen burn in issues as I've heard is an issue on the Plasmas. Top that off with a high power consumption, and the LCD's seemed best for me. No complaints with my decision.

As for LED's no experiences with them...

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We've got two 50" 1080p Panasonic Viera plasma screens and love them. Have had them for about three years now. If it's in a really bright room, you'd need to close the curtains as there's some issues with glare, but at night or in a dark room they're amazing.

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I installed a Sharp AQUOS LED Tv for my father in law and to me the picture quality is second to none, even in a bright room. It is the Quatron version of the TV and IMHO is spectacular. Their older DLP TV picture was poor in comparison.

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Plasmas don't burn in any more and have a wider viewing angle than LCD and also provide a deeper black colour.

Having said that I have two Panasonic 50" plasmas and a 50" Sony LCD and a 60" Sony DLP.

I find them all excellent with a slight edge to the Panasonics.

You can buy an OLED now if you demand perfection, but it will cost about 16k. I'm not that demanding. :biggrin1:

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I had to replace 3 tvs when the local OTA signals went HD digital. With OLED coming onstream soon, I went for the cheap store brand LCD. The picture is still fabulous. A little too fabulous actually. A little too much unsettling wrinkly wattle, chipped teeth etc for my taste. I take my glasses off to go back to lo tech lo res. Ahhh, so comfortably fuzzy.

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