Advantages and Disadvantages of Plasma TV Display

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of Plasma TV Display. It mentions advantages of Plasma TV Display and disadvantages of Plasma TV Display.

states of matter

As shown in the figure, there are four types of matter solid, liquid, gas and plasma. The figure depicts how one matter is obtained from the other and vice versa. The plasma has many applications. One of the application in entertain industry is in construction of television using it. The TV based on plasma is known as Plasma TV. The Plasma TVs have many benefits over other TV types.

Advantages of Plasma TV Display

Following are the advantages of Plasma TV Display:
➨It can display 16.77 million colors.
➨It offers high resolution.
➨It can display HDTV compliant signals.
➨It offers widescreen 16:9 ratio display.
➨It offers perfect flat screens as it cuts down image distortion and glare.
➨It offers magnetic field immunity.
➨It is slim and light in weight.
➨It offers uniform brightness across the entire screen.
➨It is compatible to work with computer.
➨They can be mounted on the walls like LCD and LED TVs.
➨They have high viewing angles (about 178 degrees) compare to other display types.

Disadvantages of Plasma TV Display

Following are the disadvantages of Plasma TV Display:
➨They have shorter life span and there is no option to repair burnt out tube or backlight.
➨Plasma TV technology are very fragile and hence TV units are very easy to damage.
➨Prices are very high.
➨They have potential to burn-In.
➨They have lower brightness levels.
➨The energy consumption is higher.
➨They produce glare due to reflection.
➨They can not be used in high altitude locations. As pressure difference between gas and air may cause temporary damage or produce buzzing noise.
➨Plasma TV displays are not available in sizes less than 32 inches.

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