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How to Make TV Last Long

(bonus) Tips to make your tv long last

If you are concerned about the lifespan of your new TV and want it to last long these simple hacks might help you in this regard.

Turn Off Your TV Regularly

Depending on usage and maintenance on average televisions can last between 4 to 10 years or approximately 40,000 – 100,000 hours. The best way to extend the lifespan of your TV is to turn off it when you are not watching. Nowadays most individuals are interested in leaving their TV on as background noise but keeping your television on for just 3 hours a day for no reason can add up to over 1,000 extra hours per year and by unplugging your TV from the mains, you can also save money on your electricity bill.

Never Cover the Ventilation System

To ensure reliable operation and to protect your TV from overheating never cover the Ventilation System. Overheating can cause a plethora of problems for your TV. Experts recommend approximately 4 inches of space between your TV and the wall or any side. Never place the TV in a confined space.

Use a Surge Protector or Voltage Regulator

Transient overvoltage can cause serious damage to your to avoid such situations Surge protectors are used they even offer a safeguard in joules, blocking or shunting high voltage spikes in the AC power line to protect electronic components which is more useful than plugging the TV into a powerstrip. On the other hand, AVR or Automatic voltage regulators prevent damage to your electronic devices against frequent electricity fluctuation or the sudden rise and fall of voltage. It takes the incoming AC voltage and stabilizes it which provides significant improvement in performance, audio, and video system.

Clean your TV Regularly

Ever wonder why does TV dust after a while? It is mainly caused by static electricity that attracts particles of dust consisting of anions. Even dust can easily build up on the inside of your television set, an excess of dust could cause the TV to overheat, which could potentially damage it permanently. To prevent such a situation wipe your television regularly with a clean microfibre cloth and mild dish soap or TV screen cleaner. Never set up your TV too close to the floor where dust will settle. Keep your television and the surrounding area clean and clear from dust.

Set the Correct Contrast and Brightness

Set the contrast too high, and you’ll lose details in bright scenes in addition more power will be consumed by the TV. Set it too low, and the picture quality will appear drained or flat even if the quality is affected until it eventually becomes unwatchable both of these states can decrease your TV’s longevity. Setting the correct contrast can not just make your media consumption experience better but also help to extend the life of your new television. We suggest adjusting the contrast and brightness to suit the room where your TV is placed.

Keep your TV in a climate-controlled room

The changes in temperature and moisture can likely shorten your TV’s overall lifespan. Placing the TV away from humidity and temperature fluctuation is the key to saving your TV and let it work at it best.


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