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Plasma Burn IN

What is it? Is it something I should be worried about? I just brought a new Hitatchi 42 inch plasma TV can I play my playstation games on it?

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I to recently purchased a Samsung Plasma TV. I played my Nintendo Wii (Mario Party 8) for like 3 hours the other day. The game was never paused during that period of time. However I think it may have caused burn in somehow. It is just two lines one on the left and one on the right. Any advice.

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

Hi, What it basically means if a still image is displayed on your Plasma screen for a period of time, the image or shadow background will burn into the screen. Sometimes this can go away on its own. You can play Playstation games on it but be careful about leaving the game on pause or having a game on for too long that has static graphics I.E Racing games with the Speedo and rev counters and Action with health bars and all that, you wouldnt notice them too much burning in but usually just keep the brightness down , thats what i did , i have a hitachi 42" plasma and its given me no problems to date * Touches wood.

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It's actually similar to the old screen burn in you'd see on very old CRT televisions and monitors. You can play your playstation on it, just make it a point not to leave it on the same screen for long periods. For instance, if you pause the game, turn the TV off until you're ready to continue.

Plasma Burn In only happens if you leave the same image on the screen for an extended period. Just don't do that, and you'll be fine.

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