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Panasonic VIERA TC-P65VT50 65 Inch Plasma TV
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                08-20-2013, 11:06 AM by Cigarjohn47
                This was my first Plasma TV and flat panel that I've owned. I've looked at Sharp, LG and Samsung, but liked the reviews of this flagship TV for 2012. I have my mounted on a wall. Even though I purchased this TV in September of 2012, I didn't start using it until May of 2013. This TV went into my custom built, miniature movie theater room. The TV does have online streaming capabilities but I haven't used them yet. The setup was very easy to do and the help screens were easy to read. I personally...
                  09-03-2013, 04:11 PM by robnix
                  Physical Design - A solid pane of glass with chrome edging taunts you from the other end of the room. It's telling you that it's the best in class and it knows it. It's daring you to improve the rest of the viewing experience to match.

                  Features - Almost all the important streaming apps are here, points off for the lack of a screensaver on some of the audio apps.

                  Usability - The Marquis de Sade trained the men that designed the ridiculous user interface on this TV. Everything bea...
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                  Panasonic VIERA TC-P65VT50 65 Inch Plasma TV

                  Description: The VT50 series is the Full HD 3D Plasma flagship series. This top-of-the-line HDTV offers a revolutionary level of picture quality (Full HD 3D; 1080p Full HD resolution) and features the Infinite Black Ultra Panel (VT series only). Other unique features include ISFCCC Calibration Mode with Advanced Calibration, 2500 Focused Field Drive, and a VIERA Touch Pad controller (VT/WT series only). VIERA Connect IPTV - More Fun Comes Via a Cloud Service VIERA Connect is a cloud service that provides apps in categories like video and music, social networking, games, news and lifestyle, sports, health and fitness. Learn more about the world of Smart VIERA and VIERA Connect here. Enhance your TV Experience with Popular AppsPopular apps on VIERA Connect include Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Facebook, Twitter, Wall Street Journal, and huluplus, all optimized for the best user experience. In the 2012 TVs, you can have an unlimited number of apps installed because those apps are stored in the cloud, rather than in the TV memory itself.Clicker - Video on Demand Cross SearchingFind your favorite movies and video content easily with one-step searching, which allows you to cross search from multiple VOD services. For ease-of-use, use the quick keyword input on VIERA Connect to help retrieve your desired content faster. Customize your screen by grouping commonly used apps and displaying them on the screen for easier use.VIERA Remote App Support The VIERA remote app lets you use a smartphone or tablet device as a remote control. Tap and flick-based commands are intuitive. Use your smartphone as a gamepad for VIERA Connect game applications or your tablet as a touch pad to control what you do on the TV screen. Display the same web pages on both your VIERA screen and your smartphone with a simple flick. Simply "swipe" and share your favorite photos, music, and movies from your smartphone to your VIERA TV anytime.               Communicate with Family and FriendsThe social networking TV app allows you to access social network sites and communicate with your loved ones while simultaneously watching TV. Watch live sports games while upping the excitement by chatting with your friends as the game unfolds. Record an original message and set it as your answering voice message. Callers can record messages onto an SD Card (min. 512MB required), while you are away. *Skype camera not included with TV purchase Glass and Metal Design: One Sheet of Glass The VT50 features a “Glass and Metal” Design concept to express an elegant and luxurious theme. VIERA’s ele gant design gives it a simple yet powerful presence by harmonizing materials and design. This new design maximizes the natural qualities of glass and metal to visually express the superb performance of the display and billions of colors. The VT50 series continues th e design evolution seen in the 2011 VT30 series with a stunning one sheet of glass design. It expresses a minimalist sense of beauty by stripping away all unnecessary elements. Flat and lustrous, this single pane of glass is totally obstruction-free and only available on the VT50 series. Expressive, Lifelike Colors and Beautifully Reproduced Crisp Lines With the VT50, the 1,080p Pure Direct function transmits and outputs high-quality video signals directly to the TV. Diagonal lines and edges are detected with high precision for all types of images, and optimal correction is applied to achieve beautiful, highly natural, noise-free lines. People's faces are detected and skin tones are corrected to ensure soft, natural complexions. ISFccc Calibration Mode with Advanced Calibration An ISF-certified installer can calibrate your VIERA VT50, so that image reproduction is customized to the actual viewing conditions in your home and your personal preferences. The calibration process provides the settings that bring out the full expressive potential within the image signals. Settings for contrasts, tint, sharpness, and color are optimized to meet your home’s lighting conditions for both daytime and nighttime viewing. The Perfect Smart TV Experience: A Suite of Technologies Smart VIERA Engine Pro A dual core processor chip for high-end models (only available on the WT50, GT50, and VT50 models) which provides enhanced differentiated image quality and processing at high speed. Image quality is enhanced to faithfully reproduce the inherent beauty of the image. DLNA/Built-in Wi-FiThe VT50 series has built-in Wi-Fi which gives you even more layout flexibility.600 Hz Sub-field Drive and 2500 Focused Field DriveThe VT50 features 600Hz technology which allows for superb full-HD motion and still images. Panasonic uses unique image-analysis technology which allows for greater clarity with motion images. The VT50 also employs Neo Plasma Black 2500 FDD to provide a crisp image even when the content shows very fast motion. 3D 24p Cinema Smoother VIERA gives you naturally flowing 24p images with the look and tonal characteristics of film, and familiar TV-like quality. Panasonic's advanced source analysis and frame generation deliver smooth, natural, and lifelike images. Operate Multiple Systems with Just One Remote Control through VIERA Link The GT50 features VIERA Link, a technology that allows a consumer to operate all VIERA Link compatible AV components using only the TV’S remote control. Just point the VIERA remote at your TV, and the signal will travel over the HDMI wires to the right piece of equipment, whether it be your Panasonic Blu-ray or DVD player or Panasonic Home Cinema Surround System. Share Content on the Large Screen with 2D-3D Conversion Unique Panasonic technology converts 2D images into high-quality 3D in real-time . The 3D effect is natural and realistic. Enjoy Blu-ray movies, DVD movies and even ordinary TV broadcasts in 3D. The Super Resolution function allows images that were converted from 2D to 3D to be displayed in sharp, clear 3D images. Learn more about Panasonic's true-to-life Full HD 3D technology here. Ultra Blacks with the Infinite Black Ultra Panel The VT50 series has the Infinite Black Ultra panel which is the best grade panel Panasonic offers on any of their plasma HDTV line. The TVs feature self-illuminating panels with ultimate black levels, Neo Plasma technologies provide an Infinite Black Filter with a higher efficiency panel that generates the best balance of black and white under brighter environments. This high performance panel allows for improved external light shading, increased clarity, and better light transmittance.   Environmentally Friendly Panasonic’s commitment to sustainability and producing ecologically sound products is evidenced in the 100,000 hour life span of the Plasma Display panel and the lack of lead or mercury in the panels. Panasonic's plasma panels last up to 100,000 hours before the brightness decreases by half - that's more than 30 years of viewing 8 hours a day. With Eco Mode, Panasonic TV's turn off and adjust brightness depending on operating status. The Power Save setting also adjusts screen brightness to reduce power consumption. 2012 Panasonic VIERA Plasma HDTV Comparison Chart Series VT50 GT50 ST50 UT50 XT50 U50 Models: 55", 65" 50", 55", 60", 65" 50", 55", 60", 65" 42", 50", 55", 60" 50" 50" High Definition Resolution 1080p Full HD 3D 1080p Full HD 3D 1080p Full HD 3D 1080p Full HD 3D 720p HD 3D 1080p Full HD Mercury and Lead Free Panel Long Panel Life VIERA Link Game Mode Media Player (SD, USB, DLAN via LAN) SD Card Slot HDMI/USB Port 4/3 4/3 3/2 2/2 2/2 2/1 2D-3D Conversion w/Face Detection w/ Face Detection Wi-Fi Capability Built-in Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Ready Wi-Fi Ready DLNA (via LAN) Smartphone Remote Function* Fast Switching Phosphors VIERA Connect 2500 Focused Field Drive Skype Communication Social Networking TV E-Help Infinite Black Panel w/ Louver Filter Ultra Pro Pro Pro Settings 3D Real Sound 24, 576 Shades of Gradation THX3D Certified VIERA Touch Pad Controller 96Hz Playback of 24p ISFccc Online Movies


                  Detail Value
                  Binding Electronics
                  Brand Panasonic
                  EAN 0885170075818
                  Feature Full HD 3D
                  Infinite Black Ultra Panel
                  Viera Connect Wi-Fi built in with Web Browser
                  One sheet of glass
                  Item Height 35.1 inches
                  Item Length 59.1 inches
                  Item Width 2 inches
                  Label Panasonic
                  Manufacturer Panasonic
                  MPN TC-P65VT50
                  NumberOfItems 1
                  Package Height 14 inches
                  Package Length 67 inches
                  Package Weight 132 pounds
                  Package Width 40.5 inches
                  PackageQuantity 1
                  PartNumber TC-P65VT50
                  ProductGroup CE
                  ProductTypeName TELEVISION
                  Publisher Panasonic
                  SKU PANTCP65VT50
                  Studio Panasonic
                  Title Panasonic VIERA TC-P65VT50 65-Inch 1080p Full HD 3D Plasma TV
                  UPC 885170075818
                  UPCList - UPCListElement 885170075818
                  Item Weight 97.1 pounds
                  CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElement TC-P65VT50
                  Model TC-P65VT50
                  Size 65-Inch
                  Department Electronics