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Old 06-01-2012, 05:00 AM
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good morning ,what is the best way to clean the screen on a plasma tv will windex damage it or should I just use water and a soft cloth thanks
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this is what the tech dude printed out for us:
Easy Steps to Clean a LCD or Plasma TV Screen

1. Turn TV off and let it cool off. Ensure that your TV has been off long enough that it doesn’t feel warm to the touch. Turn it off and let it cool down before proceeding with cleaning the screen.

2. Dust the screen. Wipe your screen with part of the soft, lint-free cloth to remove dust. If there are no visible smudges after dusting, stop here.

3. Make a mild mixture. There are a lot for cleaning solutions out there, but most HDTV manufacturers say that they best and cheapest cleaning solution for your LCD or plasma screen is to make your own equal-part mixture of isopropyl alcohol and distilled water. Using a measuring cup, make a solution with equal parts of distilled water and isopropyl alcohol.

4. Dip and wipe. Dip the clean end of the same cloth into the solution. Squeeze it to ring out the excess solution—you want the cloth damp, not wet. Then wipe the damp cloth over the LCD or plasma screen very gently.

5. Q-tip the Edges. Dip one end of the Q-tip in your mixture of isopropyl alcohol and water, then press it against the inside of the container holding the cleaning solution to squeeze excess moisture out of the cottony tip. Drag the damp end of the Q-tip along the outside edge of the LCD or plasma screen gently.

6. Dry with second clean, soft cloth. Use the second clean cloth to dry your LCD or plasma screen. Don’t leave any moisture on your screen, especially before turning the TV back on.
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Go to Walmart and stop by their eyeglass shop. Pick up a large bottle of lens cleaning solution for around $2. Use a lint free rag such as a paper towel. That large bottle should last you forever since when it's empty, bring it back and they will refill for FREE.
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The only thing that touches my screens are microfiber cloth, do not use plain water, windex, or any other cleaning solutions. If I had something on the screen that would not come off, as a last resort I would use a small amount of distilled water on the microfiber cloth. Look in your owners manual and see what they recommend.
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Also make sure the TV has been off for a while. The screen get hot and will make the windex dry almost instantly leaving a residue.

Also take the other suggestions such as microfiber, ect...
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Dirty pair of skivvies works just fine..............word.
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Originally Posted by mikeloew View Post
The only thing that touches my screens are microfiber cloth, do not use plain water, windex, or any other cleaning solutions. If I had something on the screen that would not come off, as a last resort I would use a small amount of distilled water on the microfiber cloth. Look in your owners manual and see what they recommend.

If you're TV has glass, use glass cleaner but if not.......... I'd only use what's in the manual. TVs brands are different.
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Originally Posted by Bugbuster View Post
If you're TV has glass, use glass cleaner but if not.......... I'd only use what's in the manual. TVs brands are different.

My Panasonic has the "Wii Proof Screen" it's like bullet proof glass
Other than dust, it stays clean...EVERYONE knows they DIE if they touch it
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Why bother cleaning it. Throw it out and buy a new one.
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