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How do you do....it? Thread, Digital Signage Suitable TV in Technical; Originally Posted by plexer Depending on the manfacturer your warranty may be invalidated when using them for extended periods of ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Depending on the manfacturer your warranty may be invalidated when using them for extended periods of time as a display, I just rang toshiba and aasked them and even if used 24 hours a day you would be covered under their standard warranty.

    But commerical panels like the one I linked to tend to have a 3 year warranty covering the backlight as well which again may not be covered under a standard consumer warranty.

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    Ours wouldnt be on for anything like 24hrs a day unless someone forgot to switch it off but I would hope that if I set the connected PC to shutdown at the end of the day then the TV would auto shutoff when there was no input.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Those TVs look to be around £700 - bit expensive for us as a display screen.
    We paid £550. Still quite pricey though.

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    I just happened to ask the guy at Toshiba if their warranty still covered it if I used one 24 hours a day even 8 hours a day constant could invalidate a warranty it depends on the manafacturer.

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    If anyone is absolutely stupid enough to spend double the cost on a TV just because it doesn't have buttons or buttons are disableable, more fool them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    If anyone is absolutely stupid enough to spend double the cost on a TV just because it doesn't have buttons or buttons are disableable, more fool them.
    Hot glue gun is your friend.
    I agree. if that is all the "hotel" mode means. Ours will show mostly powerpoints, photos, lunch menu and possibly sometimes bbc or sky news. So I guess a cheap £300 TV will do the job just as well.

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    We have several consumer grade LGs in place, and we also have an NEC public display panel too.

    They are all working fine - with no screen burn on any of them (the oldest is now about 5 years old). They're all LCD panels too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    We have several consumer grade LGs in place, and we also have an NEC public display panel too.

    They are all working fine - with no screen burn on any of them (the oldest is now about 5 years old). They're all LCD panels too.
    I was considering LGs as they seem quite cheap LG 42CS460 42" Full HD LCD TV with Freeview (42CS460) - www.misco.co.uk

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Ours wouldnt be on for anything like 24hrs a day unless someone forgot to switch it off but I would hope that if I set the connected PC to shutdown at the end of the day then the TV would auto shutoff when there was no input.
    I would look for ones which go to sleep with no input I know that some LG's do this. I have my HP USFF machines set to shutdown at 6pm and wake up at 8am (via WOL) the TV then went to sleep while the PC is off.

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    Our college recently got 3 screens in and I believe they are by a company called Sahara. Not massively expensive for proper commerical PDPs.



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