Can I Play Video Games On My Plasma TV?

Last Update date : 2012.01.10

Yes, you can play video games on your Plasma TV as long as you do not play the games for long periods of time.

Plasma TVs are subject to screen burn-in. If you have a Plasma TV, we recommend that you limit your viewing of stationary graphics and images, such as video game displays, to no more than 5% of the total television viewing per week.

Displaying stationary images that exceed the above guidelines can cause uneven aging of Plasma displays that leave subtle, but permanent burned-in ghost images in the Plasma picture. To avoid this, vary the programming and images you watch, watch mainly full screen moving images, and avoid stationary patterns or dark bars. On Plasma models that offer picture sizing features, use these controls to change the picture size for a minute or two every couple of hours. If your Plasma model has Pixel Shift (screen burn prevention technology), activate it before you play to decrease the chance of burn-in.


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