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Vizio E550VA 55” LCD

Vizio E550VA 55” LCD

Summary

  • Product Name: E550VA 55” LCD
  • Manufacturer: Vizio
  • Review Date: April 02, 2010 01:05
  • MSRP: $1529.99
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool
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Model #: E550VA 

  • Size: 55", 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Viewable: 54.64" diagonal
  • Tuner: ATSC/Clear QAM Tuner
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Signal Compatibility: Supports 1080P(HDTV), 1080I(HDTV), 720P(HDTV), 480P(EDTV), 480I(SDTV)
  • Colors: 1.06 Billion
  • Computer Support: 1920x1080, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480 via VGA/HDMI
  • Display Compatibility: 1080P(FHDTV)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 50,000:1 w/DCR
  • Brightness: 500 cd/m2 (typical)
  • Response Time: 6ms
  • Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
  • Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.630mm x 0.630mm
  • SRS TruSurround HD: Yes
  • SRS TruVolume: Yes
  • SRS TruSurround XT: No

 

INPUTS (REAR)

  • HDMI with HDCP 4 
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
  • Composite Video:  
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1 
  • S-Video:  
  • Computer RGB: 1 
  • USB Ports: 1

 

INPUTS (SIDE)

  • HDMI with HDCP  
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:  
  • Composite Video:  
  • S-Video:  
  • Computer RGB:  
  • USB Ports: 
  • Music (MP3):  
  • Video (MPG):  
  • Photo (JPEG):  

 

OUTPUTS (REAR)

  • SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
  • Stereo Audio: 1
  • Headphones:  

 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz
  • Smooth Motion: Yes
  • LED: No
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP):  
  • Picture-outside-Picture (POP):  
  • Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down:  
  • ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: Yes
  • ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
  • NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes
  • Progressive Scan Video: Yes
  • Color Temperature: 6500K, 9300K, and 11500K
  • Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
  • Speakers: 15W x 2 speakers
  • Panel Lamp Life (typical): 60,000 Hours
  • Voltage Range: 120VAC at 60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 122W (AVG), <1W standby
  • Universal Remote: VUR11

 

WEIGHT

  • Gross: 94.08lbs
  • Net With Stand: 76.06lbs
  • Without Stand: 65.04lbs

 

DIMENSIONS

  • With Stand: 51.51"W x 34.32"H x 10.76"D
  • Without Stand: 51.51"W x 32.50"H x 3.70"D

 

CERTIFICATIONS FCC Class B 

 

COMPLIANCES Energy Star 4.0, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A 

 

WALL MOUNT SPECIFICATIONS

  • Hole Pattern: 400mmx400mm
  • Screw Size: M6
  • Screw Length: 10mm
  • Screw Pitch: 1.0mm

 

VIZIO WARRANTY One Year Parts & Labor

Executive Overview

VIZIO’s E550VA 55” LCD HDTV delivers full 1080p HD picture quality and superior audio at an amazing value! This flat screen LCD HDTV features 120Hz refresh rate for razor sharp clarity, SRS TruVolume and SRS TruSurround HD audio for advanced virtual surround sound, 50,000 to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio giving you deeper blacks and brighter whites, and four HDMI ports to connect up to four HDMI devices to your TV. The E550VA also exceeds ENERGY STAR 4.0 Guidelines, offering 61% less energy consumption than the 55" 2009 model and utilizes built-in ambient light sensing technology, which automatically adjusts backlight levels to the brightness of its surroundings..

Audioholics hasn't yet done a formal review of this product, but we wanted to get as much information as possible to our readers in order to help them make the best possible purchasing decisions. If possible, we will provide additional info or even a product review at a later date.

For more information, please visit: http://www.vizio.com/flat-panel-hdtvs/e550va.html

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Tony is our resident expert for lifestyle and wireless products including soundbars. He does most of the reviews for wireless and streaming loudspeakers and often compares soundbars in round ups and helps us cover the trade shows.

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