Panasonic's TC-26LX600 offers the a new 3D Color Management System that changes the way colors are presented on screen. Not only does this technology alter the color displayed by each pixel, but it can now vary the level of brightness each pixel holds. In effect, this allows a whole new array of colors to be displayed in a scene. This technology produces skin tones are more real than ever before while simultaneously ensuring that background colors, such as fresh green grass and bright blue skies, maintain their vibrancy, producing pictures that appear to come alive.
The new advanced LCD AI enhances picture contrast by increasing the gradation steps according to the displayed scene. Increased steps of gradation in white areas articulate minute differences for a realistic picture. Likewise, increased steps of gradation in dark areas enhance the sharpness and crispness in blacks. resulting in improved contrast and superior picture quality.
Along with the clean picture, this set has a new clean, sleek and slimmer design that will look right at home in your bedroom or living room. The built-in TV tuner gives you access to all of your standard broadcast and cable channels, and when you're ready to move up to high-definition programs, simply connect an HDTV tuner supplied by you cable or satellite provider.
The TC-26LX600 offers a generous array of hookup options, including three composite inputs, two S-video inputs, one component video input, plus two pure-digital HDMI inputs for use with the growing number of HD satellite receivers (or cable box) and "upconverting" DVD players that use this digital connection.
HD 1366 x 768 Pixel Resolution
The Panasonic TC-26LX600 has a high-pixel count that provides fine detail for outstanding HDTV reproduction. This TV requires a HDTV tuner to display high-definition programming (contact your cable or satellite provider for details). It also accepts signals from a variety of analog and digital sources.
Cinematic Wide Screen with Aspect Ratio 16:9
Enjoy a theater-like experience at home with the movie-theater aspect ratio of 16:9, which more closely resembles the human range of vision.
Active Light and Active Contrast/Gamma control System
The LCD panel technology reduces glare and provides bright and vivid pictures. In scenes with dark images, Panasonic LCD TVs reproduce crisp, deep black tones without over-emphasizing the bright tones. The Panasonic LCD AI incorporates two new technologies? the Active Light Control System and Active Contrast/Gamma Control System ? which adjust backlight brightness and contrast so that each scene has fantastic contrast and detail. Flowers look vivid and natural, and landscapes are remarkably bright and true to life.
Scene-Adaptive Backlight Control
Bright scenes are sharp and easy to see. Dark scenes benefit from deep, crisp black tones. This circuitry automatically detects the input signal brightness level and adjusts the backlight accordingly in real-time
TC-26LX600's flat panel technology provides stunning images with high-contrast ratio (1800:1). This TV also optimizes contrast with the help of the new advanced LCD AI which enhances picture contrast by increasing the gradation steps according to the displayed scene.
Wide Viewing Angle
The wide viewing angle provided by the In Plane Switching (IPS) LCD panel lets viewers enjoy an extraordinary picture, whether you're sitting in front of the TV or off to the side from the left, right, above or below. Colors are clear and vivid even when the screen is viewed from a sharp angle. With the TC-26LX600, it's easy for everyone in the room to enjoy the show.
HDAVI Control with HDMI
Now you can enjoy the beautiful sounds and pictures of high-quality home theater equipment without all the messy, unsightly cables. With HDMI, a single cable carries the video, audio and control signals between two compatible digital components. By using Panasonic HDAVI-Control compatible components, you can turn on the power for your entire home theater with a single remote control button, and begin playback immediately. Operating your Panasonic DVD recorder is easy, too. You can use the same remote controller you use with your home theater. When you select Play on the recorder, the TV?s video input automatically switches itself for DVD playback.
New 3D Color Management System
changes the way colours are presented on screen. Not only does this technology alter the color displayed by each pixel, but it can now vary the level of brightness each pixel holds. In effect, this allows a whole new array of colors to be displayed in a scene. This technology produces skin tones are more real than ever before whilst simultaneously ensuring that background colors, such as fresh green grass and bright blue skies, maintain their vibrancy - pictures appear to come alive.
This LCD TV incorporates V-chip technology that allows parents to exercise channel-specific viewing control for their kids.
3D Y/C Digital Comb Filter
This feature minimizes dot crawl and cross-color noise to reduce rough edges of the images.
Set the sound mode to Standard, Dynamic or Speech depending on the audio characteristics of different programs. You can also change the level of each sub-menu (like Bass, Treble, Balance, AI Sound and Surround for each of these sound modes) to suit your personal preference.
You can activate some pre-set picture modes, such as, Standard, Cinema, Vivid or Auto. For your personal preference, you can also adjust the different settings of Back Light, Picture, Brightness, Color, Tint, Sharpness, AI Picture, Color Temp for each of these picture modes.
Use the aspect (button) setting to enjoy viewing at its maximum size, including wide screen cinema format picture, such as Normal, Just, Zoom or Full.
This feature displays conversations, narrations and sound effects of encoded TV broadcast programs and videos.
Screen Size: 26" Diagonal
Panel: IPS Plus (WXGA)
Display Capability: 480p/720p/1080i
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (Widescreen)
Contrast Ratio: Max. 1,800:1
Viewing Angles: 178 degrees
Aspect Control: Normal, Zoom, Full, and Just
Resolution (Number of Pixels): 1,049,088 (1366x768) pixels
Brightness (Panel, cd/m2): 500
Moving Picture Response Speed: 8ms
Digital Comb Filter: Motion-Adaptive 3D-Y/C
3D Color Management (Vivid Mode)
Sub Pixel Controller
LCD Artifical Intelligence: Advanced
Speakers: Full Range x 2
Audio Output: 20W (10% THD) 4 ohms, 90Hz - 20kHz
Surround Sound Yes
HDMI-HDCP Interface: x 2
Composite Video Input: x 3
S-Video Inputs: x 2
Audio Inputs (for Composite/S-Video): x 3
Component Video Inputs: x 1
Audio Inputs (for Component Video): x 1
Composite Video Outputs: x 1
Audio Outputs: x 1
Digital Audio Output (Optical): x 1
Headphone Jack: Yes
Integrated ATSC Tuner: Yes
Built-In Closed Caption Decoder: Yes
Sleep off Timer: Yes
Menu Language: English/Spanish/French
Remote Control: Included
V-Chip Program Lockout: Yes
Video input label: Yes
Energy Star Compliance: Yes
Power Supply: AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption: 113w
Receiving System: ATSC/NTSC
Pedestal Stand: Included
with pedestal 20.7'' (H) x 25.9'' (W) x 11.8'' (D)
w/o pedestal 18.6'' (H) x 25.9'' (W) x 4.6'' (D)
Weight: 36.4 lbs.