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    Watch Our Sports Fans

    California appears poised to be first to ban power-guzzling big-screen TVs -- latimes.com


    Reporting from Sacramento - The influential lobby group Consumer Electronics Assn. is fighting what appears to be a losing battle to dissuade California regulators from passing the nation's first ban on energy-hungry big-screen televisions.

    On Tuesday, executives and consultants for the Arlington, Va., trade group asked members of the California Energy Commission to instead let consumers use their wallets to decide whether they want to buy the most energy-saving new models of liquid-crystal display and plasma high-definition TVs.


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    Re: Watch Our Sports Fans

    They can have my 50" plasma when they pry it from my cold dead hands.



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    Re: Watch Our Sports Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    They can have my 50" plasma when they pry it from my cold dead hands.
    Samesies.


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    Re: Watch Our Sports Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    They can have my 50" plasma when they pry it from my cold dead hands.
    I don't even own one yet, but dammit when I do - same


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    Re: Watch Our Sports Fans

    It puzzles me why anyone would want to live in that state.



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    Re: Watch Our Sports Fans

    Cost savings to consumers could be huge? $30 / year does not offset the cost of buying an LED TV instead of an LCD TV....


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    Re: Watch Our Sports Fans

    Has anyone found what the standards actually will be ?

    Will the current LCD's and Plasmas make the cut or will Californians be forced to drive out of state to buy a non LED TV ?

    I think it is safe to assume that Tube TVs and rear projection wont...



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