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Burn-in on my new 60" LED screen via Roku streaming

Discussion in 'Displays' started by Ronnie1a, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. Ronnie1a

    Ronnie1a Auditioning

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    The inst. manual with my new flat screen tv warms against prolonged images in the 4:3 format. I assume it refers to the black bars on each side of the screen when watching something in that format. When I watch something thru Roku I typically get a black bar either on the side or top and bottom. If I "blow it up" to fill the screen I loose part of the picture.


    Old movies even on HD channels frequently have the bars on the sides. Am I really harming the tv watching these?
     
  2. Mark-P

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    Shouldn't be a problem. LED (LCD with LED backlighting) is much less prone to burn in than say, plasma.
     
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    It’s only an issue if you have a plasma TV. The manual for mine indicates that all you have to do is switch back to a full-screen picture for a few minutes before powering down.


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    Wayne A. Pflughaupt

     

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