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Samsung HP-T5064 - 50" High Definition Plasma TV
There are no bad seats when you're watching the 50" widescreen HP-T5064 plasma HDTV. Even in a brightly-lit room, patented ultra FilterBright keeps the pictures looking clearer in details and deeper in black at every angle. SAMSUNG's powerful anti-burn-in technology assures a long screen life. The 15,000:1 contrast ratio lets you see every nuance, even in nighttime action. Advanced plasma picture technology delivers sharper screen text, while eliminating "noise." Dynamic SRS TruSurround XT produces theater-quality sound. Connect your digital devices through three HDMI ports, one on the side, and a full complement of audio and video inputs, including USB 2.0.remote. Control all your CEC-compliant digital devices through the one HPT5064 remote. And it's energy star compliant, so you'll use less energy.
Widescreen aspect ratio High-definition 1024 x 768 pixel resolution:
presents video and text with outstanding clarity and resolution.
15,000:1 contrast ratio/550nit brightness:
Two of the most important factors in overall picture quality, contrast and brightness, achieve new heights in these latest generation plasma panels. Together with the DNIe proprietar circuitry, Samsung?s new plasma TV?s give the most stunning realistic picture quality ever from a flat panel set.
60,000 hour panel life:
Samsung's new panels are made to last longer, so you can be confident that the high picture quality will endure.
Cinema Progressive: (Film mode)
The Cinema Progressive Scan automatically analyzes and converts to the optimum line doubling scanning mode whether the signal sources are film sourced DVDs or broadcasts
Built-in digital tuner: (ATSC/NTSC)
High-Definition Built-in tuner analog and digital tuners receives and decodes digital/analog standard-definition and HDTV signals from over-the-air broadcasts (antenna required)
Picture-in-picture enables convenient simultaneous viewing of TV programs and video or PC sources.
DNIe The Samsung Digital Natural Image engine:
This exclusive Samsung technology dramatically improves the picture by enhancing the contrast, detail, white balance and reduces noise.
Anti Burn-in Technology:
Auto pixel shift (user programmable), Signal pattern processing function, All White
10-watts per channel built-in audio amplifier to drive the integrated stereo speakers.
SRS TruSurround XT:
TruSurround is a patented SRS technology that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two speakers. TruSurround delivers a compelling, virtual surround sound experience through the twospeaker internal playback system.
Natural true color:
Samsung Plasma TV can display Natural True Color with 18 bit processing. And new algorithm adjusting color balance will let you enjoy the 'As-is color'
(false contour reduction) delivers clear images without contour lines.
enhances dark areas, sharpens the picture, speeds up the image processing response and enhances the sounds of your games. Picture and sound quality optimized for the special needs of gaming systems at the touch of a button.
This allows blocking of rated TV and movie programs determined by the parent to contain objectionable content.
Trilingual on-screen display:
Displays options in English, Spanish or French.
Power saving (off/high/middle/low)
Side A/V ports:
Provides easy connections so you can connect a camcorder, digital camera, or any other digital device with no hassles.
Removable swivel stand:
If you want to install your TV on your wall, you can easily remove the stand and use a compatible wall mount to safely and stylishly attach your TV to the wall. See our recommended accessories or TV essentials bundled packages.
Auto wall mount compatible:
3-dimensional operation via TV?s remote control; no external IR receiver required.
Inputs & Outputs:
3 HDMI High Definition Multimedia Interface (2 rear/1 side), 2 Component video inputs, 2 S-video & Composite inputs, Side and Rear A/V inputs, PC input, 2 RF antenna inputs, USB 2.0, Headphone jack, 1 Audio Monitor out, Digital Audio optical
HMDI-CEC feature lets you control all your CEC-enabled peripherals using just one remote.
Dimensions & Weight:
TV w/o stand: 48.5" (W) x 31.1" (H) x 4.1" (D)
TV with stand: 48.5" (W) x 33.4" (H) x 12.4" (D) / 97 lbs.