Skip to Contents

How-to & Tips

Find help information for your LG product

Learn about product installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting using our search options.

Is it normal if there is a gap between TV screen panel and cabinet?

  • Others
  • Others
  • Troubleshooting
  • TVs
  • Last Updated 09/04/2015

Is it normal if there is a gap between TV screen panel and cabinet?



Symptom Symptom


           1. There is an open space between TV screen panel and cabinet.


Checkpoint Checkpoint

           1. There is an empty space between panel and cabinet on LED and LCD TVs, but this is not an error.


                  When IPS panels with better viewing angles are used, a space is kept to prevent image tailing (image reflection)  by an impact.

                  The  empty space helps to absorb impact on panel.


How to fix How to fix

             1. It is normal to have an empty space that meets regulations between LED and LCD TV panel and cabinet.


explanation about IPS panel IPS Panel


             1. S-IPS panel provides a wide viewing angle to offer high quality at any angle.


             2. S-IPS panel and VA panels are commonly used for LCD TV.

                 S-IPS panel used by LG is advanced version of previous IPS panel.  LG provides S-IPS panel around the world with its world-class technology.


             3. Comparing to VA, generally S-IPS is known for ghost – free image, color accuracy for  bright colors and energy-efficiency

                 due to its wider viewing angles and faster response time.


             4. S-IPS Panel can  deliver accurate colors and excellent details  in Digital Broadcasting programs with its stable liquid crystal structure

                  that offer a wider viewing angle.


             5. S-IPS panel  do not show tailing or ripple effect on display when touched.

                 Unlike other panels, S-IPS can provide accurate viewing images for digital broadcasting programs due to fast panel recovery.


                       gap between TV panel and cabinet

Article Feedback

1. Overall, how satisfied were you with the usefulness of this article?
1.1 Why did the article not resolve your issue?

Characters left : 500 / 500