What Is The Screen Burn Protection Setting?
Screen Burn Protection Setting
When the plasma technology first appeared on the market, the panels had an issue with "Screen Burn-in" or image retension.
We have added software in the TV to limit the exposure time on an individual pixel, which is essentially the cause of "Screen Burn-in".
Functions of Added Features (Depending on Plasma TV Model)
• 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 expierencing 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 retension. Even though this function helps prevent letterbox image retension, 4:3 should not be used for more than 5% of the viewing time on the TV.
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