LCD life

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Mon Feb 16 10:39:45 1998

> This discussion got me thinking (uh oh... Danger, Will
> Robinson!) there any point to having a screen saver on a machine with
> an LCD display? That is, is there any advantage to having the LCD pixels
> all black (or black with a distraction running around the screen) as
> opposed to steady, showing the last thing you did?

There really is no point to screen savers in general. The phosphors in
modern CRTs are far more burn proof than those of old. You can still burn
them, but you really have to be very abusive to the tube.

William Donzelli
Received on Mon Feb 16 1998 - 10:39:45 GMT

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