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Sony KDL40EX523 40" LED TV

Sony KDL40EX523 40" LED TV

Sony KDL40EX523 40" LED TV

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Sony KDL40EX523 40" LED TV

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Product Highlights

  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Internet Streaming & Connectivity
  • Faster Start-Up
  • BRAVIA Sync Compatible
  • Edge LED Backlighting
  • Presence Sensor
  • USB Photos, Videos & Music
  • X-Reality Engine
  • Navigation Made Easy
  • LightSensor Technology
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Energy Guide The KDL40EX523 40" LED TV from Sony is an ideal choice. This slim, stylish screen has an integrated NTSC/ATSC/QAM tuner, which receives digital terrestrial, analog cable, and unencrypted digital cable signals alike. With integrated BRAVIA Internet Video, there's always something on. Using your home broadband Internet connection, you can access and instantly stream premium entertainment including movies, TV shows, videos and music.

Regardless of what you're watching or playing, Motionflow 120Hz technology enhances sharpness and delivers smooth motion for fast-action pictures. With Ambient Sensor technology, the KDL40EX523 automatically detects the TV's color and brightness based on the room's lighting conditions, then adjusts the image accordingly so you get a natural looking picture. Sony's X-Reality engine brings out the best by analyzing each scene so you see sharpened images, and amazing contrast detail.

The Sony KDL40EX523 40" LED TV is a great choice when you want big entertainment.

Full HD 1080p Resolution
Experience amazing Full HD 1080p picture quality, the highest at-home resolution. Take full advantage of HD sources like a Blu-ray Disc player or PlayStation3 gaming console via the 16:9 wide screen panel (1920 x 1080)
Internet Streaming & Connectivity
Internet Streaming: Internet favorites now streaming on your television. In addition to Qriocity, watch hit movies with Netflix, popular TV shows on Hulu Plus or user-generated video on YouTube. You can even listen to personalized music on Pandora. Enjoy the widest selection of internet content at your fingertips.

Skype Ready: Easily connect to family and friends live on your HDTV wherever they are with Skype. Enjoy free high definition Skype-to-Skype video calls from the comfort of your living room. Simply attach the Sony compact microphone/camera (required, sold separately) and see your friends on the big screen - it's unlike any experience you could get on a PC.

Integrated Wi-Fi: Conveniently stream entertainment straight from the Internet and from your home network using the built-in Wi-Fi.

DLNA Streaming: Access and share photos, videos and music on your TV by streaming them from compatible DLNA device like your PC or Playstation3 system

Faster Start-Up
Quick Start and Viewing feature enables this Sony television to go from 'off' to 'on' 2-3 times faster than previous Sony televisions
BRAVIA Sync Compatible
Conveniently operate and control other BRAVIA Sync compatible devices - including BRAVIA HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, surround sound systems, Handycam camcorders and Cyber-shot digital still cameras, all with one remote control
Edge LED Backlighting
Experience the next level of picture quality and contrast with Sony's Edge LED Backlight technology. This technology sharpens image contrast giving an amazingly crisp picture you can see. The ultra-thin backlight system allows for a slimmer, sleeker design
Presence Sensor
Save energy when you're not around. The television's built-in motion sensor has the ability to scan the room and detect movement. If the sensor detects no movement it automatically turns off the picture leaving only sound. After more time and no movement, the TV turns itself off minimizing any unnecessary power draw
USB Photos, Videos & Music
Share your photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite music. Simply connect your digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to your HDTV's USB input
X-Reality Engine
Enjoy a vivid, lifelike picture experience. Sony's X-Reality engine brings out the best by analyzing each scene so you see sharpened images, and amazing contrast detail
Navigation Made Easy
Enjoy an easy-to-use menu that allows you to navigate additional content or adjust the picture settings while watching your favorite program
LightSensor Technology
Enjoy customized picture brightness and save energy without lifting a finger. The built-in Light Sensor automatically adjusts the picture brightness based on the amount of light in the room
Convenience Features
Auto Shut-off: Yes
BRAVIA Sync: Yes
Channel Block (with password): Analog & Digital
Channel Jump: Yes
Channel Surf: Yes
Control for HDMI (HDMI CEC): Yes
Edit Channel Labels: Yes
Info Banner: Yes
Input Skip : Automatic
Label Inputs: Yes
Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
On-Screen Clock: Yes
On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
On-Screen Operating Instructions: Yes
On/Off Timer: Yes
PAP (Fixed or Variable): PAP (Variable)
PIP (Picture in Picture): Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
Picture Frame Mode: Yes
Scene Select: Photo, Music, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Sports, Animation
Show/Hide Channels: Yes
Skin Naturalizer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
USB Application(s): Yes
Video Features
24p True Cinema Technology: Yes
3D Comb Filter: Yes
4:3 Default: Yes
Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
Auto Wide: Yes
CineMotion Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
Deep Color: Yes
Intelligent Image Enhancer: Yes
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
Live Color Technology: Yes
PhotoTV HD: Yes
Picture Mode: Vivid, Standard, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Standard, Photo-Original, Photo-Custom, Cinema, Game-Standard, Game-Original, Graphics, Sports, Animation
Video Processing: X-Reality Engine
Wide Mode: Full, Normal, Wide Zoom, Zoom, Caption, Normal/Full1/Full2 for PC
Network Features
BRAVIA Internet Video: Yes
BRAVIA Internet Widgets: Yes
DLNA: Yes
HTML Browser: Yes
Photo MAP: Yes
Wireless LAN: Integrated
Energy Saving & Efficiency
Backlight Off Mode: Yes
Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
Energy Star compliant: Yes (Exceeds v5.0)
Packaging Materials: Recycled Carton (more than 40%)
Audio Features
5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
Audio Out: Variable/Fixed
Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
Auto SAP: Yes
Clear Voice: Yes
Dolby: Dolby Digital
Invisible Speaker (w/Sound Elevation): Yes
S-Master: Yes
Sony Original Surround: Yes
Sound Enhancer: Yes
Sound Mode: Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
SteadySound Automatic Volume Control: Yes
Stereo System: MTS
Surround Effect: Cinema, Music, Live Sports, Game
In the Box
Sony KDL40EX523 40" LED TV
  • Remote Control (RM-YD063)
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • AC Power Cord (attached)
  • Table-Top Stand (separate, assembly required)
  • 3 x Fixing Screws for Table-Top Stand (M5 x 16)
  • Hexagon Wrench
  • Operating Instructions
  • 1 Year Labor / 1 Year Parts Warranty
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    Specifications
    Display
    Screen Size (Diagonal) 40"
    Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
    Pixel Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Refresh Rate 60 Hz
    Viewing Angle(H x V) 176° H x 176° V
    Video
    Video System ATSC, NTSC, QAM

    NTSC: American TV Standard ATSC (8VSB Terrestrial): ATSC Compliant 8VSB QAM on Cable: ANSI/SCTE 07 2000 (Does not include CableCARD functionality)

    HDTV Compatibility 1080/24 p (HDMI only)
    1080/60 p (HDMI/Component)
    1080/60 i (HDMI/Component)
    720/60 p (HDMI/Component)
    480/60 p
    480/60 i
    TV Scan Lines Up to 1080
    TV Tuner Yes

    VHF: 2-13, UHF: 14-69, CATV: 1-135

    Speaker
    Sound Stereo
    Subwoofer No
    Power 20 W

    10W + 10W = 20W

    Connectivity
    Inputs/Outputs 2x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio In (Rear)
    1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio Out (Side)
    1x RCA Component Video In (Rear)
    1x RCA Composite Video In (Rear)
    1x RCA S/PDIF Audio Out (Rear)
    1x Ethernet LAN In (Rear)
    1x HDMI Audio/Video In (Side)
    3x HDMI Audio/Video In (Rear)
    1x VGA Video In (Side)
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio In (Rear)
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Headphone In (Side)
    1x Coaxial Antenna Audio In (Rear)
    2x USB 2.0 Audio/Video In (Side)

    HDMI PC input x 1
    AC power input (rear) x 1

    Convenience
    Picture in Picture (PIP) Yes
    Digital Media Slot None
    Wi-Fi Built-in
    Menu Language English, Spanish, French
    Remote Control Yes
    Tilt/Swivel Tilt: Yes
    Swivel: Yes, +20 / -20

    Tilt range: 0-6° flexible

    Wall Mounting 300 x 300 mm
    General
    Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
    Power Consumption Operational: 102.0 W
    Standby: 0.2 W

    Download Acquisition Mode: 0.02kWh / Day

    Dimensions (WxHxD) 37.3 x 23.1 x 1.7" / 94.7 x 58.7 x 4.3 cm Without stand
    37.3 x 24.4 x 9.9" / 94.7 x 62.0 x 25.2 cm With stand
    Weight 24.7 lb / 11.20 kg Without stand
    31.8 lb / 14.42 kg With stand

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