The new generation of HDTV's in Plasma and LCD formats offer the ultimate viewing experience. Learn how to get the most from your Plasma HDTV experience at Cahners Electronics!
A BIT OF PLASMA HISTORY
Plasma screens first entered the US market towards the end of 1999,
but the concept has been around since July of 1964 at the University
of Illinois. The first displays were nothing more than points of
light created in laboratory experiments. The technology was developed
and improved, and by the late 60's, it had become advanced enough
to allow the scientists to construct geometric shapes.
Today the progression in high speed digital processing, materials,
and advanced manufacturing technology has made full color, bright
plasma displays possible.
Digital television is now a reality -- but you're not going to see
it the way it was meant to be seen using yesterday's TV sets. Today,
we're in the midst of a digital video revolution, thanks to HDTV,
DTV, DVD-Video, digital satellite broadcasts and computer video.
Plasma display technology is one way to fully enjoy the dramatically
improved image quality of all these digital video sources.
This first step is a brief guide about plasma technology starting
with the history and leading into the main benefits and advantages
of plasma technology.
If you are already familiar with this information or would prefer
to skip it for now, you can follow the link at the bottom of the
page to the next section, which discusses which size screen you
should consider for your application.
50" XBR Plasma WEGA® TV
Elegant, floating glass panel design
enhances any living space. Stunning picture enhancement with Sony
WEGA Engine® System. Direct Digital Circuitry for natural, rich
image from any source. Enjoy amazing picture Resolution with Digital
Reality Creation®. Scale the size of side-by-side P&P windows
with MID®X circuitry. Movies will always look their best with
CineMotion® technology. i.LINK® input provides access of
hi-def content from D-VHS. Get deeper blacks and better depth with
Sony's Plasma Panel Driver LSI. View Digital images on your TV with
Memory Stick?media. Installation flexibility with Sony's 2-piece
plasma design. Built-in ATSC tuner/QAM brings you all the glory
of Hi-Def broadcast . Detachable speakers let you customize your