Sharp's LC-45GD5U is a breathtaking 45" widescreen HDTV that can easily enhance the decor of any family room, living room or den. With a 16:9 aspect ration, unbeatable resolution of 1920 x 1080 and vivid color purity, it is next-generation to carry you into the high-definition future. The LC-45GD5U utilizes Sharp's proprietary Advanced Super View/Black TFT Panel, which provides high brightness, an 800:1 contrast ratio, and wide viewing angles (170 degrees H x 170 degrees V).
With a fully integrated HDTV tuner and CableCARD compatibility, the LC-45GD5U is a complete state-of-the-art HDTV. This means you can "plug and play" with a CableCARD from your HDTV-capable Cable-TV system provider, without requiring a separate cable set-top box. The LC-45GD5U features an elegant new piano black finish with detachable speakers to ensure the sound is as outstanding as the picture. In addition, the included table stand easily removes for wall mounting applications.
The LC-45GD5 features the TV Guide On Screen electronic program guide, HDMI, DVI-I and 2 HD component video inputs as well as Sharp's proprietary Quick Shoot video circuit, which enables a fast response time of less than 12ms.
Next-Generation 16:9 LCD Panels - from Sharp's new state-of-the-art Kameyama factory.
Full HDTV Spec (1920 x 1080) - displays HDTV program images in 1080p and is compatible with off-air (terrestrial), cable and satellite HDTV broadcasts.
Digital Cable Ready with CableCARD Slot - enables cable subscribers to receive HDTV channels using a CableCARD, which is supplied by your cable TV system provider. The CableCARD is inserted into the TV's CableCARD slot, and after the service is activated through your service provider, the card replaces the need for a separate set-top box for easy "Plug and Play" capability. Please contact your local cable company for more information.
High Brightness (450 cd/m2) - AQUOS Liquid Crystal Televisions are very bright. You can put them anywhere -- even near windows, doors or other light sources -- and the picture will still be vivid.
High Contrast Ratio (800:1) - provides incredible images whether you're watching dark or bright scenes.
Wide Viewing Angles (170 degrees H / 170 degrees V) - Sharp's viewing angles are so wide, you can view the TV clearly from anywhere in the room!
Detachable Speakers/Included Table Stand - are the ultimate in convenience!
TV Guide On Screen Electronic Program Guide - provides easy sorting and tuning of channels.
Quick Shoot - Sharp's proprietary fast response time video circuit, for response time of less than 12ms.
|Panel Type ||45" Active Matrix (a-si TFT) Advanced Super View LCD|
|Pixel Resolution ||1920 x 1080|
|Video System ||NTSC/ATSC|
|Brightness ||450 cd/m2|
|Lamp Life ||60,000 hours|
|Viewing Angles ||170 degrees H / 170 degrees|
|Audio System ||10W + 10W|
|Tuner Type ||8VSB/QAM/CableCARD |
|Contrast Ratio ||800:1|
|Aspect Ratio ||16:9|
|Color Temperature ||Selectable: 13000 degrees K, 9500 degrees K, 8000 degrees K, 6500 degrees K, 5000 degrees K (values are approximate|
|View Modes ||Sidebar, Smart Stretch, Stretch, Zoom, Dot by Dot (for PC), Normal (for PC)|
|DVI Input || |
DVI-I x 1
|HDMI Input ||HDMI x 1|
|HD Component Input ||Y/Pr/Pb x 2|
|S-Video Input ||4-pin DIN x 1|
|Composite Video Input (A/V) ||RCA x 3|
|Audio Inputs ||RCA L/R x 3 |
|CableCARD Slot ||68-pin PCMCIA|
|S-Video Output ||4-pin DIN x 1|
|Audio Outputs ||RCA L/R x 1, 3.5mm Stereo Minijack x 1|
|Backlight ||Fluorescent Lamp (Cold Cathode Type)|
|Power Consumption AC ||300W|
|Table Stand ||Included|
|Cabinet Color ||Piano Black|
|Dimensions (w x h x d) ||(TV + Stand + Speaker) 49 21/64" (W) x 28 45/64" (H) x 11 31/32" (D)|
(TV + Stand) 43 9/64" (W) x 28 45/64" (H) x 11 31/32" (D)
(TV + Speaker) 49 21/64" (W) x 25 25/32" (H) x 4 31/64" (D)
(TV only) 43 9/64" (W) x 25 25/32" (H) x 4 31/64" (D)
|Weight ( lbs.) ||60.6 (TV only)|
69.4 (TV with Speaker)
78.3 (TV with Speaker and Stand)