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Panasonic TC-P50U1 Plasma HDTV Review

50 in.

Fancy (and frequently pointless) special processing features aside, acceptable performance for a decent price.

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Series Name TC-PxxU1
General Type Plasma
Screen Size 50 in.
Format 1080p
SPDIF (Digital audio output) 1
Bluetooth No
CF Card No
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Surround Mode Yes
Wall Mount Included No
Width (in) 48.0
Standby Consumption 1.0
Display Technology Plasma
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Composite Video 2
3.5mm Headphone Jack 0
Zigbee No
MMC No
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 2,000,000:1
Equalizer No
Depth (in) 15.3
HDMI In 3
VGA 0
DLNA No
MemoryStick No
Brightness (cd/m2) 1.0
Number of Speakers 2
Remote Included Yes
Weight (lbs) 75.0
DVI 0
xD No
Speaker Wattage 1.0
OTA Analog Antenna Yes
Is 3D No
OTA Digital Antenna Yes
DVD No
Analog Cable Tuner Yes
Blu-Ray No
Digital Cable Tuner Yes
Firewire No
Cablecard Unknown
Photo Playback Ability Yes
Analog Audio In 4
Music Playback Ability No
3.5mm Audio Input Jack 1
Video Playback Ability No
USB No
Brand Name Viera
Manufacturer Name Panasonic
Manual Url http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/TCP42U1.pdf
Manual Text TC-P50U1 Operating Instructions (English)
Manufacturer Url http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/shop/Televisions/All-VIERA-Flat-Panel-HDTVs/model.TC-P50U1_11002_7000000000000005702
Series Name TC-PxxU1
Component Video In 2
Analog Audio Out 1
Wi-Fi No
SD Card Yes
OLD Resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound Output Mode Stereo
Stand Included Yes
Height (in) 32.4
Peak Consumption 1.0
S-Video 1

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Samsung PN50B430
  14. Vs Vizio SV471XVT
  15. Vs Sony KDL-52XBR9
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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