Serious question, how come theres a videogame preset but burn in isn't covered? - AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
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post #1 of 2 Old 02-27-2012, 09:30 AM - Thread Starter
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Says to avoid static images and burn in isn't covered under warranties so to me it doesn't make any sense at all that there would be a GAME mode setting and even a GAME button switch on my Panasonic....that just seems illogical to me.
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Not all games have static HUDs, in fact I'd venture that a typical cable network has more static content than many games. Regardless of what you're using the TV for the recommended burn-in avoidance measures (pillar bars, aspect ratio adjustments, mixing content, etc) are the same so the existence of a game mode (which is supposedly for input lag which my game-mode-lacking 2007 Panasonic has none of regardless) is in no way illogical.

FWIW, that 2007 Panasonic probably gets 50% of its use playing HUD filled Xbox games and most of the rest watching sports and other things with channel logos, scoreboards, etc and has no burn in.

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