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Alan E 09-14-2010 09:56 AM

Outside TV - plasma or LCD
looking for some advice on which TV is best for outside use - plasma or LCD - will be used in a completely covered patio - concern is heat - getting mixed messages on which (plasm or lcd) would stand up better to the heat - have it narrowed down to 2 TV's - samsung PN42c450 (plasma) - vizio - E420v0 - both $539.00 ..

rbinck 09-14-2010 02:42 PM

Re: Outside TV - plasma or LCD
If it were me I'd go with the LCD. In addition to lower heat (possibly) the LCDs will work better in high light areas.

Alan E 09-15-2010 08:26 AM

Re: Outside TV - plasma or LCD
The concern on the LCD was how the 'outside heat in Phoenix 100+ would effect the LCD screen - I was told it would 'dry out' in 2 years vs a plasma which was a glass screen and would stand up better..

rbinck 09-15-2010 06:01 PM

Re: Outside TV - plasma or LCD
I'm not sure about that. I've not heard about LCDs drying out. No real liquid in LCD panels. See:

joseph005 11-15-2012 11:40 PM

Re: Outside TV - plasma or LCD
Thanks guys,for sharing the information.its really useful for me.

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