TV on all day?

  granma.m 10:18 02 Dec 08
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I have my tv on most of the day because the radio reception is so good.My last tv died a sudden death after about 4 years and someone has told me I could have been to blame and advised me not to do the same with my new set.
Surely this can't be correct?

Moira

  Switcher 12:11 02 Dec 08

Not true, probably better for it to stay on all day.

  granma.m 12:59 02 Dec 08

Thanks for that switcher.My thoughts exactly

  Anti_Virus 22:22 02 Dec 08

Sorry Switcher - I'm not questioning whether your answer was right or not, but I was just hoping you could explain why it would be better to leave it on all day? Why would that be? Thanks

  wiz-king 16:36 03 Dec 08

Most of the 'stain' on a TV is at switch-on when the power supply regulating capacitors are discharged and there is a surge of charge current from the supply as it tries to charge them.

  wiz-king 16:37 03 Dec 08

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  Arnie 10:23 04 Dec 08

In a modern well designed set it should make no difference.
Your electric bill is another matter.

Have you considered the purchase of a digital radio?

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