Patent Number: 7,786,956

Title: Plasma display device

Abstract: A plasma display device includes an AD converter; a video signal processing circuit producing subfield data; a subfield processing circuit producing control signals of each of drive circuits; a plasma display panel having scan electrodes and sustain electrodes which are alternately arranged in n rows, and data electrodes in (k+m) columns arranged in a direction of intersecting with the scan and sustain electrodes; a scan-electrode drive circuit for driving scan electrodes; a sustain-electrode drive circuit for driving sustain electrodes; and a data-electrode drive circuit which has a first drive circuit for driving data electrodes and a second drive circuit for driving data electrodes, and applies writing pulse voltage in order from a data electrode group nearest to the scan-electrode drive circuit.

Inventors: Tsujita; Yoshiki (Osaka, JP), Ogawa; Kenji (Osaka, JP), Sasaki; Kenji (Osaka, JP), Ando; Toru (Osaka, JP), Sakane; Tohru (Osaka, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: G09G 3/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018