What are the Screen Burn Protection settings available in Samsung Plasma TVs ?

Last Update date : 2014.04.28

To maintain longer lasting and quality viewing,

plasma TV are required to perform of the following procedure.


Please find the details and explanation as below:


The functions and capabilities of the added features are listed below, depending on your Plasma TV model you will have some or all of these functions :



Pixel Shift : This function actually moves a pixel of the image over and up based on the value you select when using this option. The optimal setting is 4 pixels, horizonatly and vertically, every 4 minutes.






Auto Protection Time : This option allows you to control when your TV activate the screen saver after a static/idle image has been on the screen for the time that you specify.






Scrolling : This is an erase-all function on the panel. If for any reason your have any after-images or are experiencing an after image, this is the first option to try. It displays alternating bars of black and white to bring the pixels back to the baseline.






Side Gray : This alters colors of the letterbox from the 4:3 screen format by adjusting the white balance on the side-bars. This is useful to prevent 4:3 letterbox image retention. Even though this function helps prevent letterbox image retention, 4:3 should not be used for more than 5% of the viewing time on the TV.




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