Guide To Plasma TVs

Plasma Television Basics and Buying Tips

Plasma TVs, like LCD TVs, are a type of flat panel television. However, although on the outside both Plasma and LCD TVs look very similar, on the inside, there are some major differences. For an overview of what you need to know about plasma televisions, as well as some buying suggestions, check out the following guide.

NOTE: As of 2014, Panasonic, Samsung and LG have all announced that they are ending Plasma TV production. However, Plasma TVs may still be sold via clearance and in secondary markets for some time, so the following information will remain posted on this site for historical reference.

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What Is a Plasma TV? - About.com Home Theater Video Tip

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Samsung PN64H500 64-inch Plasma TV. Image Provided by Samsung
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Plasma TV FAQs

Plasma flat panel televisions are quickly becoming quite commonplace on store shelves and in consumers' homes. Plasma, along with LCD is a part of this home entertainment revolution. For answers to basic questions about Plasma Televisions, Read the Full Article

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Before You Buy a Plasma TV

Before you jump at the latest "great AD deal" on a Plasma flat panel television, there are some useful tips to take into consideration.
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What A Sub-Field Drive Is On A Plasma TV

When shopping for a Plasma Television, just as with most consumer electronics products, consumers are confronted with lots of numbers and tech terms. One specification that is unique to Plasma Television is the Sub-Field Drive rate, which is often times stated as 480Hz, 550Hz, 600Hz, or similar number. What does the term Sub-Field Drive and these numbers actually mean?
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Top Plasma Televisions

Although Plasma TVs have been discontinued - you might still find some clearance or used units that may suit your needs.
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The Difference Between Plasma and LCD TVs - About.com Home Theater Video Tip

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What to Look For When Buying a Plasma TV - About.com Home Theater Video Tip

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