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Insignia™ 50" Class - LCD - 1080p - 120Hz - HDTV
Vertical Resolution: 1080p
Screen Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Warranty Terms - Parts: 1 year limited
Warranty Terms - Labor: 1 year limited
9-1/2" screen measured diagonally from corner to corner
For optimal viewing in large rooms.4-1/2" deep
Ideal for wall mounting (with optional mounting kit, not included). VESA 400mm x 200mm compliant.3D Y/C digital comb filter
Provides crisp, clear images.10,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Along with 350 cd/m² brightness delivers an arresting viewing experience.1080p display
Provides a highly detailed picture and is ideal for 1080p-capable content, including Blu-ray movies.Two 10W speakers
Offer crystal-clear sound.Inputs
Include 3 HDMI, 1 DVI, 1 component video, 1 composite, 1 shared component/composite audio, 1 PC and one 3.5mm PC/DVI audio.Outputs
Include 1 headphone/analog audio and 1 coaxial digital audio.3 HDMI inputs
HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full HDTV experience with a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.DVI interface
Provides a direct digital-to-digital video hookup with compatible devices.PC video input
Lets you connect your computer to experience high-resolution images.USB port
For quick connection of a digital camera or other USB device.Useful additional features
Include INlink, game mode, a sleep timer and channel labeling.

Seems like an inexpensive 50" 1080p family friendly budget or starter set. FWIW I believe Insignia's. are made by Hisense now recent mfr change 2010 I think .That would likely be an improvement over TCL or whoever made them before.
it might be a bit better than the earlier Insignia's
If it has a decent panel it might not be bad at all price is good .specs are not bad
1080p 120hz 350cd/m2


Cnet reviewed an 60Hz model insignia 50 Oct. 2012 they seemed to think it was real good for the money .
Here is what Cnet says although they reviewed a 60 hz model they might be similar
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"It's about as bare-bones as a TV can get, but it also has stellar user ratings -- and ships for free.
I think the most telling "feature" here is the user reviews: nearly 100 buyers rated the Insignia 4.7 stars out of 5 on average. That's a pretty rousing endorsement in my book."
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13845_3-57541964-58/get-a-50-inch-insignia-hdtv-for-$499.99/

I had a late 2009 mfr Dynex( Insignias and Dynex are same mfr.) in the B room had to replace some power supply capacitors
Feb 2013 .for what it was the picture was OK on HD not very good on SD though as compared to my new Toshiba it's good on both .
The capacitors for the Dynex Only cost be about $9.00 including shipping for some decent 105° low esr Panasonic's from Mouser.
It has been re proposed as a 2nd PC monitor for web content consumption on one of the PC.s and replaced by a new Toshiba in the b/room

Keep in mind this is a weekly deal at BB so the link will expire but they may keep these on special at or near that price they sometimes do that for a good while.
-Best Buy-
https://deals.bestbuy.com//give+dad+your+very+best/product/6039067/insigniatrade++50quot+class+4912quot+diag++lcd++1080p++120hz++hdtv

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