Originally Posted by yngdiego
Well Plasma TVs are a HUGE HUGE power hog and are by far the worst kind of TV to own if you want to be green. So I doubt an extra lighbulb's worth of power, or less, adds up to much considering the TV is sucking up 10x or more.
this is a myth. unless you have figures from in person testing that we don't know about, it's just wrong. here:
"Here is a revealing comparison between 2 1080p 42" models.
42" BRAVIA® V-Series 1080p LCD HDTV
Power On (Manufacturer) 240 in use watts
Standby (Manufacturer) 0.10 watts
Power On (Crutchfield-tested) 238.73 watts
Standby (Crutchfield-tested) 0.05 watts
Estimated Cost per Month (Crutchfield-tested) $4.36
42" VIERA® 1080p plasma HDTV
Power On (Manufacturer) 573 maximum watts
Standby (Manufacturer) 0.20 watts
Power On (Crutchfield-tested) 169.53 watts
Standby (Crutchfield-tested) 0.09 watts
Estimated Cost per Month (Crutchfield-tested) $3.10
So, a superior more realistic picture, way better contrast ratios, infinitely superior black levels, no lag like lcd, no motion blur like lcd AND less power consumption."
one example. http://www.godlikeproductions.com/fo...sage679688/pg1