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Hitachi 42PD5200

42 inch plasma nicam stereo widescreen tv
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Hitachi 42PD5200
Dimensions 63.6x103.0x9.2(H/W/D)cm
Television type Plasma Plasma screen panels are made up of thousands of tiny gas chambers that illuminte phosphors to produce colour when charged by electricity.
Television size 42 inches Size of the television measured diagonally across the screen
Screen format Widescreen (16:9) Widescreen format for viewing films in the format originally intended by the director.
Pixel resolution 1024x1024 The higher the number of pixels displayed on the screen, the higher the picture resolution will be.
Contrast Ratio 1100:1 This is the measurement of the difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black. The higher the contrast ratio the better the picture quality.
Brightness 1000cd/m2 Generally the greater the brightness the better quality of the picture, however it is how the brightness and contrast of the panel work together that determines the final picture performance quality.
Visible screen 106cm Screen sizes vary from 49 to 88cm, pure flat screens reduce distortion
Sound Nicam Digital Stereo For standard stereo sound reproduction.
Power output (RMS) 24 watts A larger output results in greater volume.
Scart sockets 1 Easy of connection of a DVD player, video, digital box or adapter etc.
RGB Scart sockets N/A
AV inputs Rear For easy connection of equipment such as camcorders or games consoles.
S-Video socket Enables a high quality connection to a video or DVD player with a corresponding output. Delivers a higher quality image by sending the colour and brightness elements down four separate wires.
Component video inputs Yes This connection delivers the ultimate picture resolution and can be used to connect a DVD player or Home Cinema system with a corresponding output to the TV.
Tuner box included Yes Tuner box allows you to watch TV on your plasma screen and e nables connection of other audio/visual equipment
Speakers included Yes Speakers are supplied with the panel. To optimise the performance of this TV you should consider using it with a full home cinema sound system which are available to buy on
Tabletop stand Included A small stand that enables you to place the TV in an upright position on a larger floor standing unit.
Wall mountable Yes Wall bracket available to buy as an accessory from You will be offered this bracket when you click on the "ADD TO BASKET" icon above.
On screen menus Yes For easy selection of features.
Other Features A Picture grading Rated by the independent experts at What Video and TV magazine. Graded A-E (A being the best)
B Sound grading Rated by the independent experts at What Video and TV magazine. Graded A-E (A being the best).
C Connectivity grading Rated by the independent experts at What Video and TV magazine. Graded A-E (A being the best)
Dynamic Contrast For improved picture contrast.
progressive scan Scans individual picture lines in sequence rather than alternately, maximising the clarity of digital images from DVD and enhancing NTSC software playback.
Digital Comb Filter Separates combined colour and black & white picture information, to ensure crisp sharp picture detail without the kind of picture vibration experienced with fine picture detail.
Digital Video Noise Reduction Reduces static noise, improving image quality.
Contrast Plus For improved picture contrast.
Picture-In-Picture View one TV channel whilst a second is displayed in an inset box in one corner of the screen.
10 Page Teletext memory For later recall of text pages.
Fastext A quicker way to access Teletext information by using the red, green, yellow and blue buttons on the remote control.
Digital Sound Processor (DSP) Improved digital sound quality.
Smart Sound Effects Choose between a variety of audio effects with the touch of a button.
Remote control Enables you to operate your equipment from a remote handset
NTSC compatible Allows playback of NTSC format videos and DVDs. NTSC (National Television Standards Committee) is the television system used primarily in USA and Japan.
199 Channels Can be set to receive different programmes.
Auto set up for easy tuning Automatically tunes in and sets the channels at the touch of a button.
Sleep Timer Can be set to switch off automatically.
On/off timer Enables the television to be preset to switch on and off
VGA compatible This screen is VGA compatible when used as a computer monito r
SVGA compatible This screen is SVGA compatible when used as a computer monit or
XGA compatible This screen is XGA compatible when used as a computer monito r
RGB PC in This screen will receive RGB PC in signals
Advanced Digital Signal Processing Ensures deep contrast and natural colours
Built in Analogue Tuner The tuner is built into the TV so there is no need for a separate tuner box to watch normal TV broadcasts

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