[opendtv] Re: Barriers eroding to LCD TV adoption

  • From: "John Golitsis" <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 11:31:18 -0400

Did you even read what I wrote?  What does manufacturing technology being
far more expensive and capital intensive have to do with it *after* the
factorys are built and have the same production capacity as CRTs?

You'd have a real hard time convincing me that making a 36" glass tube and
building that into a CRT is less expensive than making an LCD display of the
same size.  I'd be interested in any real information you might have on

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig Birkmaier" <craig@xxxxxxxxx>

> At 10:28 AM -0400 7/2/04, John Golitsis wrote:
> >I said "on the same scale".  If the infrastructure is *in place* to turn
> >as many LCD panels as CRTs, is the actual cost of producing an LCD panel
> >more than a CRT?  My guess is it's less.  Possibly a lot less.
> You would be incorrect. LCD panels are more expensive to manufacture
> because the manufacturing technology is far more complex and capital
> intensive.

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