OT: burn-in Was: [icecast] Icecast2 and TiVo

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Thu Aug 21 13:29:54 PDT 2003



> In this particular case, burn-in will most certainly occur.  TiVo is connected 
> to televisions, and big screen TVs are very susceptible to burn in because of 
> how hard the CRTs are driven to produce a large picture.  There are tons of 
> horror stories on the 'net about it from people who left them on news channels 
> for days after 9/11, or watched 4:3 material unstretched on a 16:9 screen for 
> long periods of time.
> 
> On PCs though, you are correct, burn in is pretty much eliminated these days.  
> I have seen it still happen on modern screens, but you've really got to work 
> at it :).

<p>Good to know.  I sit corrected.

Carl K
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