My comment here is that with 1,250+ posts there this has to be one of the well discussed topics I've seen today.
Hope this helps,
Anyone have a recommendation on how to break in a new plasma?
A file I can burn to a DVD for "optimal" break in?
You statement only holds true if:
-The end user understands what can happen if they run certain types of static content over long periods
-The end user doesn't abuse the brightness & contrast settings while the HDTV is relatively new
Truth be told, even after the break in period the above practices can still damage a plasma HDTV (been there, done that, with many end users/clients). The built-in technologies such as pixel orbiters only help so much. And there's a myth still floating around that newer plasmas are only subject to (temporary) image retention and rarely burn-in (permanent). This is not true. Both are possible give certain types of use. You have to become familiar with the technology and what works to avoid both. Regardless, nothing beats plasma in the 'man cave' environment ;).
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