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What’s The Difference Between LCD, LED and Plasma TV’s?
Posted By Tim On June 22, 2012 @ 3:00 PM In I've Always Wanted To Know...,TV Tech | 6 Comments
I’ve Always Wanted To Know:
What’s the difference between LCD, LED and Plasma TV’s?
Buying a TV today can involve a myriad of confusing terms so what do you need to most know about the different technologies? At it’s core a flat screen TV’s display is driven by one of two different technologies: LCD (liquid crystal display, like most computer monitors) and Plasma (fluorescent gas such as xenon or neon). LED TV’s are LCD TV’s but instead of using a CFL type backlight they use LED’s either side or rear lit. So what’s the pro and con of each display type?
So which should you buy of the TV types mentioned? If price is no consideration than LED TV’s produce the best combination of performance and power usage but if price is a consideration look for either a good LCD in a room with reflections or a Plasma in a room without.
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