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Can LCD monitors get burnt images like on CRTs?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by FuzzyWuzzy, Sep 6, 2004.

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  1. FuzzyWuzzy

    FuzzyWuzzy Thread Starter

    Jan 24, 2004
    Just curious. On a laptop, how long should you leave the screen on before going in to stand by.
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    Modern CRT's or LCD's don't burn in like the old days. The one reason for allowing the laptop screen to blank after a while is to save the backlights, which have a finite life.
  3. doggard


    Oct 18, 2002
    Depends if you on mains or battery but thats only for power conservation.As to burning an image to the screen read this relating to temporary image persistence which is not the same.

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