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Defining Technology

Having trouble distinguishing a DVD from the DOD? Tripping over the definition of LCD or LSD? Here are the ABCs of what used to be just TV.

By John Budris
February 6, 2005

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TUNING IN PLASMA DISPLAY In a plasma television (pictured), the image is created by phosphors excited by a plasma discharge between two flat panels of glass. Hence its name. These are big boys, starting around 36 inches on the diagonal and going much larger. The popular 42-inch models begin in the $2,500 range and have become mainstays in moderate home-theater ... (Full article: 514 words)

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