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My wife and I are staying in a friend's house. He has a huge flat-panel Sharp Aquos LC-42XD1E LCD television, with Freeview.
We are Radio 4 addicts, and as there's no radio in the house, we've been listening to it on the TV. After a particularly long days's radio, yesterday, we switched to a TV channel for the evening.
All through the evening's TV viewing, we could see on the screen a 'ghost' of the radio text. In case you've never seen this text, it's a stationary design of boxes containing descriptive text of the current radio programme.
This was a considerable worry for us - we thought we might have ruined the screen. However, after a night switched off, the ghosting was gone.
We have no manual for the TV, and I was wondering whether such devices usually include a 'screensaver' function, in order to prevent this ghosting. If they do, can anyone please advise me how to find the function?
Also, if the stationary radio screen is used a great deal, does the screen ghosting eventually become permanent?
LCD's are totally immune to image burn. Without seeing it it's impossible to say, but screen damage it isn't. Could be an electronic artifact, weird I know, but stranger things have happened.
Try again and this time just switch off and back on. If the image has gone it's some strange "characteristic" I would say, but 100% not screen damage.
Sea Urchin - thanks for finding that for me. I can't see anything relating to a screensaver, so I guess it's not an available function. mooly's answer may explain that.
mooly - many thanks for the reassurance. Maybe we should just have switched off and on again before panicking! However, as I said, the 'ghost' was gone the next day, and it's reassuring to know that we don't have to worry about it.
Many thanks again.
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