Breaking: You Will Die Before Your Viera Plasma Hits The Landfill
There's something depressing about finding out your Panasonic plasma TV may be still around and kicking after you're six feet under, but Panasonic says that for many of us this is a possibility. The company has decided to find against the lack of knowledge displayed by many salespeople who seem to heavily favor LCD TV's over plasma's by announcing that their entire line of 2008 Viera plasma's have a display half-life of a whopping 100, 000 hours. To put this into perspective, if you watch television for 6.5 hours every day, it would take your Viera display 42 years before it would lose half of its brightness. That's only for 1080p sets though; its 720p plasma's only having a 60, 000 hour rating. Maybe someone will find a coffin-mounting solution so you can be buried with your baby.
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Posted by Justin Davey at August 18, 2008 4:48 AM