Many televisions possess power-management features that allow them to turn themselves off when they've been left on for too long. This feature helps owners save electricity, and it preserves the television's screen.
Different televisions consume power at different rates. However, EnergyStar-rated televisions must consume 1 watt of energy per hour or less while in sleep mode. Often, this sleep mode is accompanied by an auto-shutdown feature that reduces that power consumption even further.
Like cathode-ray-tube televisions, plasma screen televisions can be damaged by being left on for an extended period of time. If the image on the screen remains static for too long, an afterimage may be left on the screen. This afterimage or 'ghost' can be visually distracting and is detrimental to daily viewing. Automatic power features can prevent this from happening.Learn More
Seiki is an independent company headquartered in Diamond Bar, California; however, Seiki's parent company, Tongfang Global, Inc., manufacturers the televisions in Beijing, China. Seiki claims to manufacture its own televisions to cut out the middleman and to cut costs.Full Answer >
Depending on required resolution, the maximum length of a VGA cable varies between 30 meters for lower resolutions to only 7.5 meters for higher resolutions. The signal that travels through a VGA cable is analog, which degrades and fades as it travels longer distances.Full Answer >
Curtis televisions are made by a Canadian company called Curtis International Ltd. The company is based in Toronto, Canada, and manufactures consumer electronic products. It was founded in 1990 and has been in business for over 20 years.Full Answer >
All Blu-ray players can play standard DVD movies as well as Blu-ray discs. Blu-ray players not only play standard DVDs, but they also upconvert the DVD to give it a look closer to true high definition.Full Answer >