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Old 08-02-2016, 11:42 AM
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I guess us Plasma users can now be considered Luddites.
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Old 08-02-2016, 01:15 PM
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When are people going to get off this "LCD TVs only last two years or until the warranty runs out, whichever comes first" thing? The first LED/LCD flat screens may have had that short a lifespan, but the technology has improved a great deal since then. I know someone who has had her LCD flat screens (she has two in her house) for much longer than two years; both sets still work well. My own 19" FP is now five years old and works every bit as well as the day I purchased it.

Certainly, there are always going to be instances in which FP TVs fail within 2 years or less due to design flaws, faulty components, etc. but as a rule, if a FP TV lasts through the warranty without problems, the set will probably work for years. VK member EdinTX has an LCD FP with at least 50000 hours on it (as I just read in a post on VK from him this morning); the set apparently still works well.
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To drudge up this old thread, my Samsung LCd monitor died last year, and it was purchased new in 2007. so I got 10 years out of it.

Then I have a Chimei monitor I purchased 6 months later and its still going right now. so 11 years so far, and going.
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Old 09-27-2018, 01:20 AM
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I picked up a Sony super-fine-pitch HD CRT so I've got the best of both worlds in picture quality...And the worst of both in physical packaging specks.
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