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Shark_Blade
26-02-09, 01:44
I read somewhere on the forum that plasma tv was banned in UK because it consume more power (or emit gas? lol my mind can't recall).

My concern is the electricity bill of course. Anyone with LCD tv have any idea? I'm thinking of getting one this weekend: A Viera 37" 100MHz.

violentblossom
26-02-09, 01:51
they certainly admit more heat.

i have a 52" and boy, can my room get hot sometimes when that thing's on awhile.

Shark_Blade
26-02-09, 01:55
lol really more heat?

What about electricity bill VB? Does it use more power?

:D

lararoxs
26-02-09, 01:56
I would say they do, I could be wrong though!

If i recall correctly the thread was about plasma screen TV's. Try searching for it, it wasn't that long ago.:)

irjudd
26-02-09, 02:08
Here's the thread http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=144513

And here's the chart I posted in it:

http://awesome.goodmagazine.com/transparency/008/images/008_vampire_energy.gif

Shark_Blade
26-02-09, 02:09
Found something on the net:

http://www.which.co.uk/reviews/lcd-and-plasma-tv/page/faqs/

On average, plasma TVs use more than twice the power of 32-inch LCD TVs and 2.5 times as much as conventional 32-inch widescreen televisions.

Even when comparing like-for-like in terms of screen size, on average plasma TVs use around 50% more energy than similar-sized LCD TVs.

So if palsma uses 2 times power of LCD and 2.5 times power of normal tv...then LCD uses 0.5 less power than normal tv?

edit: Thanks irjudd. *reads*

MyRaider4Life
26-02-09, 02:13
I recently learnt that a Plasma and LCD TV left of for one day can consume as much power as a Fridge can comsume in 1 whole year. :eek:
It is quite scary.

Shark_Blade
26-02-09, 02:31
Where did you learn that? :confused: Anyway they said LCD does consume much much less than normal CRT tv does.

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081022060601AAu9rUE

madderakka
26-02-09, 02:32
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So if palsma uses 2 times power of LCD and 2.5 times power of normal tv...then LCD uses 0.5 less power than normal tv?

edit: Thanks irjudd. *reads*

nevermind.

voltz
26-02-09, 04:08
Just wait till OLED becomes popular, they may consume up to a quarter per month if they're good enough.