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Broken plasma and lcd screen

I have read some of your comments about broken screens on lcd and plasma screens (thanks) - could you please elaborate on what conditions are reasonably fixable and which are gone - for example, if the picture is good but there are "surface" cracks, lines - thanks paul

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Typically when the picture on an LCD or plasma begins to look screwy or like a spider web.. its gone for good and needs to be replaced.

You can have them repaired using a TV Repair guy but often it costs as much as a brand new tv. My daughter broke my $1,600 LCD. It would have cost $1,200 to fix.. so I just bought a new one.After that I picked up a TV screen protector called TV Armor http://www.tv-armor.com Its designed to protect the TV from damage. Now I dont have to worry anymore when she is playing near it. It works really well.

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