[QUOTE=Dartman;2139789]Well the best plasmas blow LCD video outa the water, so some buy because of that. But most buy on price so those sets are probably about equal to most lesser LCD sets as well. I use a 34" CRT set here so power draw with a newer plasma probably wouldn’t affect my bill much anyways, and average power draw of many plasmas for now is pretty close or lower then LCD is, it’s when they are doing a full white screen that they max out, that doesn’t happen very often.
If I could afford what I wanted I’d get one of the new Pioneer Kuru Plasmas, they are stunning to watch, excellent black levels, color, brightness, overall contrast, etc.
Of course very soon something new might come along and bury both and we can argue about them next.
Me I like total black on my screen when it’s called for and most LCD or Plasma sets just can’t do it, they go slightly grey. My older CRT set has BLACK when it shows a dark scene.[/QUOTE]
Plasma Picture Quality out do LCD plus LCD has a drawback about fast moving oject (Games & Action Movies) with very slow response.