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News LED backlighting to dominate 2010

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 27 Jan 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. dec

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    i havent knowingly seen any LED tv/laptops and compared them the CFL stuff but LED's are more efficient per $ than the CFL's and everyone wants their laptop to last 5 hours or so like the macbooks do without having to pay so much for a macbook. its seems natural that the competition would go for anything to increase battery life. theres even LED lightbulbs (which i do plan on buying) that look pretty cool
     
  3. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I can't see the difference between my LED screen here on my laptop and the bogo-standardo screens at home.

    Other than their thickness, but frankly, the laptop screen is no thinner than the MBP I had a while back, and that wasn't LED.
     
  4. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    yeah saves some money/electic bill if you let it burn on places that for example lighted all night. I had to tell my dad that buying a 34 euro Gu-12 ledlight for the toilet was a waste of money. I explained that it would probably take 145 years before you get even with the 34 euro.
     
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    I wonder if Dell have any plans for a 24-27" LED backlit H-IPS screen?
     
  6. Xir

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    Nonono, the EU says normal tungsten bulbs are wastefull, forbade them, so of course CFL lights or LED lights MUST be better.
    If you light your toilet fot 20 min. a day of course you instant-on-philips-natural-energysaving-lamp will pay for itself...after 100 years. :D
    You don't want to be a thinking citizen, do you?
     
  7. Bede

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    Bang and Olufsen have been doing LED backlighting for a while afaik. Given the image quality of their tvs, that's a pretty good indicator of what everyone else should be doing.
     
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    LED backlit TVs are out there and they produce a lot less heat and are much thinner (great for wall/chimney breast hanging where flush fitting is sought after). Also because of the nature of the LED producing a purer white than the CCFL alternative a more accurate and wider colour gamut can be achieved. Presumably the smaller screens would be edge-lit? And it's still not OLED =(
     
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    Perhaps it would be a good time to review some screens and put your thoughts down on LED vs. CCFL. Have compare quality and cost to see if it's worth buying an LED display in the next three months or so.
     
  10. RichCreedy

    RichCreedy Hey What Who

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    not forgetting that ccfl bulbs contain mercury, are fragile, require an inverter to create very high voltages and dont last as long as LED's
     
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    LED's DO give a better gamut, using an LED lit laptop and love it, not the biggest screen I've had, but by far the best image (macbook pro)
     
  12. Er-El

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    We need dynamically lit LED backlit displays so that we can have affordable HDR displays finally.
     
  13. Dave Lister

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    My netbook's (nc10) led backlit and the screen quality looks the same as my 2 ccfl screens. I'm sure i read some where that when they start putting coloured leds in the displays, the picture quality will see a big improvement.
     
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    Bang and Olufsen use panasonic TVs. And in all honesty, if you cant tell the difference between LED backlight, or normal, then there's no point going for one. Samsung tv's are very thin, but are only edge lit, so not so good. Sony and sharp have full LED backlighting, and they look ok. Sony's OLED screen is very nice though, but that's a different story.

    As for notebooks, the Acer screens are pretty nice, regardless if they are led or not. Macs too.
     
  15. l3v1ck

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    I think the biggest advantage of LED is size. Just look how thin LED back lit panels are.
     
  16. Bede

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    Evidence needed for such an outrageous statement. (Yes, I am a minor B&O fanboy).
     
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    Not to be an apologist or a fanboy but that is just the plasma :p
     
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    Agree'd to that.
    Although it will reduce the laptop repair business by not having to change inverters anymore; it will reduce the fun I get from tossing a charged inverter at my co-workers for them to get a shock from.
     
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    It's almost unbelievable how thin they are
     
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