About to get Mits 55807...worries

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  1. Sean Moon

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    My local sears has this or one of the Mitsubishi 55 in 16:9 sets on sale. The prespect of $68 a month payments is too tempting. Reading all I have, I am now a little paranoid about getting a widescreen TV, as I play a lot of videogames too and will be watching lots of sattelite, and am very concerned about burn in. Should I be this freaked out about burn in?
     
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    I am/was concerned about the same thing.I have read alot of things saying as long as you dont have static images on the tv for several hours at a time and your contrast is set low you should be ok
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    Sean,
    FYI: I was looking into the Mits. 46807 and found that thru the end of this month, Mits. is offering 1 year no interest, no payments and no down payment. This is thru Mits., not Sears and is a good deal.
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    I just had my 55807 delivered today. Haven't even seen it yet, but the wife said everything was OK, except the stupid delivery guy couldn't figure out the DVD/Reciever combo to check the component connection.
    I was worried about that also, I just decided to move the video games and old TV into another room. I'll just settle on one of the stretch modes for satelite, until I can afford a new receiver and additional dish. I don't think the games are prone to burn in unless you have some type of static image, like a life meter or something that doesn't change, but the old 32" is good enough for the games. I just decided the improved movie experience was worth it.
     
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    Mitsubishi makes a really big deal about burn-in because they ship their sets out in TORCH mode! The contrast is set at 100%, so the FIRST thing you should do to your new Mits is lower that contrast down to about 25% to 30% at least until you can do a calibration with Avia or VE.
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    for more in depth info on tweaking your Mits.
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