Wolverhampton | Birmingham | London | Cambridge | Rugby | Coventry & Warwick | Bridgnorth

Worldwide - Movers - Storers - Shippers

Take a look at our online shop for professional grade packing materials.

Wolverhampton : 01902 714555

Birmingham : 0121 444 1885

London : 0207 937 1999

Rugby : 01788 541044

Coventry & Warwick : 024 7663 2501

Bridgnorth : 01746 336041

Email : sales@burkebros.co.uk


Moving a Plasma TV Screen To the USA?

Customer Question:
Is it worth taking my expensive Plasma TV to the USA.

Burke Bros Answer:
Regarding Plasma TV’s, many are NTSC – PAL compatible, but you will have to check with the manufacturer to be sure. Some brands have not done this yet. The North American standards are NTSC (analog), ATSC (Over the air DTV) and QAM (digital cable). European standards are PAL (analog), and DVB-T (over the air DTV).
You will also need to buy a wattage transformer to get the TV to run off of the USA power current. Plasma TV’s and LCD TV’s are very sensitive to wattage fluctuations. We are only speculating on this point, but running an expensive plasma with a transformer can’t be good for the life of the TV. Our advice is you can buy a nice 46” LCD nowadays for just about $1000 (about £500) in the states.

April 1st, 2010 | Categories: General