What is plasma TV?

A plasma display panel is a common large TV display with a flat panel. Many tiny cells are hold in an inert atmosphere of noble gas between two panels of glass. It emits phosphor light which is generated by the electric behavior of the glass articles.

With plasma televisions quickly becoming the standard television of the day the prices are constantly coming down and the demand for plasma is going up.

Advantages of plasma TV:

Plasma TVs are widely popular, due to the advantages they offer. In this article, we’ll go over a few of the pros and cons of Plasma screens, as well as tips for buying a plasma TV.

  • Plasma screens are very shallow. Usually the screen will take up about 2 inches, and the entire TV or finished screen will be just a few inches deep. This means that your TV takes up very little room, and is easily mounted on a wall.
  • Plasma screens also have an excellent contrast, and can display nearly perfectly dark black. Plasma screens can also display very bright colors. This makes them ideal for watching movies.
  • Plasma screens can also come in extra large sizes. The largest plasma screen in the world is 103 inches across. You can easily buy plasma screens up to about 65 inches.

Disadvantages of plasma TV:

Even though they have some significant advantages they do have some remarkable disadvantages on the other hand.

  • Plasma screens begin losing their brightness after about 2,000 hours of use. The latest model plasma screens will be half as bright as they originally were after about 60,000 hours of use.
  • Plasma screens are very fragile, so they are hard to install and ship. Of course, they are also at an increased risk of breaking.
  • Above about 6,000 elevations, Plasma screens will emit a humming noise. Very few people will have an issue with this, though, as very few people live above 6,000 feet elevation.