Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Plasma TVs are better!

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It seems that Pioneer is not doing well. They have outsourced IDT, an "independent" company, to conduct test on which display technology is better - Plasma. LCD, or MicroDisplay (aka DLP). Happens to be plasma is the best. You know what - we knew that. No need to prove this. Let's better conduct a real world price comparison tests. It is the price to value ratio that makes the customer decide what to buy.
Other than price - I have no objections. They even wrote this:

With respect to image retention, all three technology types were subjected to a ‘torture’ test in which a static video game image was retained on the TV screen for 48 hours, followed by a 24-hour loop of standard video content. While the plasma TV screen displayed signs of image retention (i.e., ghosting) after the 48-hour full screen test, the 24-hour video loop essentially ‘cleaned’ the screen leaving no perceptible trace of the original static image. On a scale of 1-5, with 1 being “Not Visible” and 5 being “Readily Visible and Clearly Defined,” all plasmas tested were rated as 1 or “Not Visible.”
Very brave test for plasma.

Source: Designtechnica and Pioneer


Filed with tags: Plasma TV test, Pioneer

Posted by Mike at 4:40 PM
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