Thursday, 01 July 2004
AV Education on RHT
The Pros and Cons of Plasma TVs
Written by Michael Levy
product designers tend to be dreamers. When I was young, I would dream
of a George Jetson-inspired day when you could just hang a picture on
the wall and view a bright, clear, vivid moving image. Plasma TV has
made that seemingly impossible dream real.
it or not, plasma screen technology goes back to the ‘60s. It took
advancements in chip design and miniaturization through the decades to
make it commercially feasible. Growing up in that era, I could daydream
of the concept, but somewhere in the back of my mind, I doubted it
could really make it to the walls of my home. Now, people go every day
to vendors ranging from CostCo to the best custom home theater
designers to get a sexy, thin plasma-beaming HDTV in their living rooms.
through the vast hallways of ...