Panasonic TC-P55UT50 55" Smart VIERA Class 3D Plasma HDTV

Panasonic TC-P55UT50 55" Smart VIERA Class 3D Plasma HDTV

Panasonic TC-P55UT50 55" Smart VIERA Class 3D Plasma HDTV

B&H # PATCP55UT50 MFR # TC-P55UT50
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Product Highlights

  • Progressive Full HD 3D
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • 2D to 3D Conversion
  • VIERA Connect
  • HDMI x 2
  • 20W Audio Output
  • Ethernet x 1
  • Skype Ready
  • 2500 Focused Field Drive
  • Wi-Fi Ready
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The TC-P55UT50 55" Smart VIERA Class 3D Plasma HDTV from Panasonic brings content alive with full 1080p HD 3D technology. It adds a 3D effect to movies, sports, video games and images. It also lets you tap into the virtual limitless possibilities of accessing movies, shows and info directly from the Internet with the built-in Ethernet port or wireless LAN adapter.

The TC-P55UT50 includes two HDMI ports and one component input for high-definition devices. The USB 2.0 inputs allow you to display photo slideshows and share MP3 audio files with your friends, too.

The TC-P55UT50 yields images that truly show off any source material, be it a Blu-ray movie, broadcast and cable TV, or video games. Panasonic's proprietary 2500 Focused Field Drive detects image movements like the human eye, and optimizes the drive accordingly. By achieving instantaneously powerful light emission rather than finely divided emission, it reduces the afterimages that cause blurring. As a result, fast movement is reproduced with excellent clarity.

In addition, the built-in ATSC / QAM / NTSC tuners receive virtually all available local digital and analog programs. Not only does the TC-P55UT50 HDTV complement any decor but the unit is filled with provides a feature set that would "wow" the utmost A/V enthusiast.

Active Shutter Progressive 3D Method
The display alternately shows images for the left and right eyes. The left and right lenses of the eyewear open and close in sync with this display timing to show separate images to the left and right eyes. By repeating this action at high speed, the brain perceives 3D images. And because this method displays FULL HD 3D images just as they are, both eyes receive 3D images in high, full-HD quality
Full HD 3D
Compatible with 1080p 3D signal
Panel has native resolution of 1920 x 1080p display
2500 Focused Field Drive
This original Panasonic technology detects image movements like the human eye, and optimizes the drive accordingly. By achieving instantaneously powerful light emission rather than finely divided emission, it reduces the afterimages that cause blurring. As a result, fast movement is reproduced with excellent clarity
Expressive, Lifelike Colors
The brightness, saturation; contrast and sharpness of colors are finely compensated in each scene. Highly vivid colors are produced with hardly any mutual interference. People's faces are also detected, and skin tones are beautifully corrected to ensure soft, natural complexions
Smooth Reproduction of Web Movies
The blurring that often happens in Web images is eliminated to produce naturally smooth motion
Easily Convert 2D Images into 3D
Unique Panasonic technology converts 2D images into high-quality 3D images in real-time. The image depth is analyzed from the compositional, color and brightness data of each scene, to convert 2D images into naturally beautiful 3D images. In addition to ordinary TV programs, this method can be used to convert a variety of 2D images - such as Web content, Blu-ray disc media, and photos and movies saved onto SD memory cards - into 3D images with a high level of precision
Movie Content with Smooth Playback
Enjoy naturally flowing 24p films and familiar TV-like quality. In plasma displays, increasing the number of frames creates smoother images. When reproducing images from a 24p film source, VIERA's 24p cinema smoother function generates smooth, natural-looking images
Change the Way You Operate
VIERA remote app lets you use a smartphone or tablet device as a remote control. Tap and flick-based commands are intuitive. Text input is easy, too, with familiar keyboard operation. These handy devices also make great gamepads
Free Point Operation
More intuitive free-point operation for Web browsing, by using the touch screen of your smartphone or tablet as a touchpad
Gamepad Operation
Gamepad operation for VIERA connect game applications which can be enjoyed on the large screen
Media Flick
Enjoy photos, music and movies on VIERA and smartphone anytime
Instant Support When You Need It
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about connecting peripheral devices and operating methods are explained using movies. They are easy for everyone, young or old, to understand. A video guide can be accessed from VIERA connect
Inside the User's Manual - eHELP
No more need to search through the user's manual. Now you can find out how to operate and connect devices right on your TV screen. Just select and display the eHELP from VIERA tools
VIERA Connect
VIERA connect is an Internet service for TVs based on the use of cloud servers. It brings you video-on-demand (VOD), catch-up TV, games, educational content, and lots more, through a wide range of apps. It's a great way to relax in your living room with family and friends
Wi-Fi Ready
It is easy to connect to the internet or a home network by using the wireless LAN adapter. There is no need for cords or cables, so the layout is flexible and the room stays neat and uncluttered. Using a wireless connection for VIERA connect and employing the DLNA function make it easy to share photos and movies
DLNA
A DLNA-compatible VIERA makes network connection super easy. It makes content easy to share by linking equipment over a home network. Enjoy photos, movies, music and more in the living room, bedroom, or any room in the house
Game Mode
Games are much more fun when there's no lag in operation. VIERA automatically chooses settings that provide the optimal image, so you get super-fast response and no delays. Even dark scenes with delicately rendered details are beautiful and easy to see. Game mode makes all of the game apps on VIERA Connect even more fun to play
Media Player
Simply insert an SD memory card or USB memory stick into the slot to enjoy previously saved photos, video clips and music on VIERA's large screen. You can also add frames and other effects to your photos and videos, and create slide shows complete with background music. A wide variety of formats are supported, so you can listen to PC-based music files and web movies right on your TV
VIERA Link
VIERA Link interlinks the operation of various AV devices, so you can operate them all using only the VIERA remote. Setup is easy, too - simply connect the devices to each other via HDMI cables
Mercury and Lead Free
Panasonic is committed to making our products friendlier to the environment. In line with this commitment, all VIERA plasma display panels are free of both lead and mercury. This reduces the impact on the environment years down the road when the TV is recycled or retired from use
Long Panel Life
One important way consumers can protect the environment is by choosing high-quality products and taking care of them so they last for a long time. A high-quality VIERA HDTV can help. Thanks to a newly designed phosphor process and rear panel process, Panasonic plasma panels last for up to 100,000 hours before the brightness decreases by half. That's more than 30 years of viewing 8 hours a day
Eco Mode
This mode automatically turns the power off and adjusts the brightness depending on VIERA's operating status. Settings can be configured by selecting eco mode from VIERA tools
No Signal for 10 Minutes or No Activity for 3 Hours
This setting automatically turns the power off when there's no image signal for 10 minutes or more, or when there's no activity for 3 hours or more
Power Save
This setting adjusts screen brightness to reduce power consumption
C.A.T.S. [Contrast Automatic Tracking System]
This detects the brightness of the room and automatically adjusts screen brightness accordingly. When the room darkens, it lowers the screen brightness and adjusts the image quality for easier viewing while suppressing power consumption
Power Saving Functions in VIERA Link
The power of each connected device is adjusted depending on usage to reduce wasteful usage
Standby Power Save
When VIERA is turned off, the power consumption of connected devices is minimized
Intelligent Auto Standby
Power consumption is minimized by using VIERA Link control for interconnected devices
Additional Features and Specs
Panel: G15 progressive full-HD
Aspect control: 4:3, Just, Zoom, Full, H-fill
Shades of gradation: 6144 equivalent
24p playback (3:2) / 24p smooth film: Yes / Yes
24p cinematic playback 48Hz
Vivid color creation: Yes
Web smoother: Yes
Support format: AVCHD 3D / Progressive, SD-Video / Motion JPEG (Lumix) / MKV / MP4 / MOV / M4v / FLV / 3GPP / VRO / VOB / TS / PS, MP3 / AAC / FLAC, JPEG / MPO
Pixel orbiter (Anti-image retention): Yes
Optional wall-mounting bracket: TY-WK5P1RW
In the Box
Panasonic TC-P55UT50 55" Smart VIERA Class 3D Plasma HDTV
  • Remote Control
  • 1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    Specifications
    Display
    Screen Size (Diagonal) 55"
    Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
    Colors Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Pixel Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Brightness Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Contrast Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Response Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Refresh Rate Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Dot Pitch Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Display Colors Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Viewing Angle(H x V) Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Lifespan 100000 Hours
    Video
    Video System ATSC, NTSC, QAM
    HDTV Compatibility 1080 p
    1080 i
    720 p
    TV Scan Lines Up to 1080
    TV Tuner Yes
    Speaker
    Sound Surround Sound
    Subwoofer No
    Power 20 W
    Orientation Integrated
    Dolby Digital None
    Connectivity
    Inputs/Outputs 2x HDMI Audio/Video In (Rear)
    2x USB 2.0 Audio/Video In/Out
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio In
    1x RCA Composite Audio/Video In
    1x RCA Component Audio/Video In
    1x Ethernet LAN In/Out
    1x RCA S/PDIF Audio Out
    Convenience
    Picture in Picture (PIP) None
    Picture Modes Full
    Digital Media Slot SDXC
    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Ready
    Menu Language English, Spanish, French
    Remote Control Yes
    Tilt/Swivel Tilt: No
    Swivel: No
    Wall Mounting Not Specified By Manufacturer
    General
    Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
    Power Consumption Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
    32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Energy Star Compliant None
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 51.3 x 32.7 x 14.1" / 130.3 x 83.1 x 35.8 cm With stand
    51.3 x 30.8 x 3.4" / 130.3 x 78.2 x 8.6 cm Without stand
    Bezel Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Weight 72.8 lb / 33.02 kg With stand
    62.9 lb / 28.53 kg Without stand
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 89.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 59.0 x 34.5 x 11.0"

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