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What Is Burned-In Image?
Burned-in image is a phenomenon found in electronic displays like CRT or plasma TVs or old monitors. Burn-in is mainly caused by cumulative non-uniform use of pixels.
What are the causes of burned-in images?
Phosphorous burn-in occurs mainly in old monochromatic CRT screens. Prolonged display of still images, games, tickers, et cetera can cause burn-in due to non-uniform use of pixels. Newer CRT TVs are less susceptible to burn-in due to the aluminum layer used behind phosphorous.
What are the ways to fix burned-in images?
Reducing the brightness of the screen can help. Modern TVs have a pixel-shift option that can remove the burn-in. Playing a video with lots of colors can fix it too.