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Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day....
12/20/16 06:03 AM


> I *think* LCDs will eventually heal themselves. At least I think I've read that
> somewhere before. CRTs won't.
>
> I remember not being able to play the Telstar game console (a Pong clone) on our
> color TV. Only on the shitty black and white. I'm SURE that would have burned into a
> CRT. That's probably why parents freaked out about Atari 2600 and other game consoles
> burning in too.

Back in the early 90s, a local sandwich shop used to have a couple of older black and white Atari arcade games. Their monitors had severe burn in, you could see the games even when turned off.

So yeah, it happened. TVs and monitors got better about those things by the time LCD came around.







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* Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74 12/18/16 08:50 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... R. Belmont  12/19/16 06:21 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74  12/19/16 10:55 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... redk9258Moderator  12/20/16 05:26 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74  12/21/16 07:20 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... redk9258Moderator  12/21/16 01:25 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Traso  12/24/16 12:45 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Traso  12/20/16 01:54 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Envisaged0ne  12/19/16 11:21 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... anikom15  12/19/16 06:58 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... MooglyGuy  12/19/16 11:37 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... DMala  12/21/16 06:11 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... anikom15  12/19/16 07:22 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... redk9258Moderator  12/19/16 01:00 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Kitsune Sniper  12/20/16 06:03 AM
. * it was our parents who damaged us.. grog  12/19/16 03:40 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... CiroConsentino  12/19/16 12:42 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... BIOS-D  12/18/16 09:18 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74  12/18/16 11:43 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... BIOS-D  12/19/16 01:31 PM
. * I figured it was BS vram74  12/19/16 04:43 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Vas Crabb  12/19/16 08:40 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Nightvoice  12/18/16 09:03 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Gatinho  12/18/16 09:43 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Nightvoice  12/19/16 04:02 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... DMala  12/21/16 06:17 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... anikom15  12/19/16 07:30 AM

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