Pioneer KURO PDP-5080HD

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Pioneer KURO PDP-5080HD

Prepare yourself for a world so wonderful, so different, so completely new — your senses will need to adapt in ways never before imagined. It’s a world built on uncompromising attention to detail in an extraordinary, beautiful new way. Where black levels are so black, they disappear into an infinite abyss. Where colors are so pure, they gush with their own emotions.  Where emotions are built with feelings so deep…tears fall like lead, fear flows like wildfire and passions swell with the rising tide. It’s a world so intense, so rich, so real, it will change the way you look at TV forever.

Discover a place where the most potent of emotions and uncompromising attention to details have created a whole new concept of sight and sound. Where day and night no longer matter. Where boundaries melt away. A place where colors are felt and sounds are tasted. Where engineers have created an experience so truly incredible, so beyond amazing…it’s transformed a 50˝diagonal television into an elegant work of art.

Enter a world with both the aesthetics and performance to change the way you’ll look at television. Where an uncompromising attention to detail and 1365 x 768 high-definition resolution ensure spending time here is an experience that defies explanation. Ultimately it’s where high-definition movies, music, sports, video games, photos and online media can now perform together on a technological masterpiece so unbelievably beautiful, so aesthetically pleasing… it defies explanation.

See for yourself how the KURO’s video processor brings out the very best in both high-definition and standard definition signals, creating high-resolution detail, color and depth unlike any other. Be one of the few who truly know there is no need for compromise with the KURO.

Plasma Technology
High-Definition Resolution WXGA - 1365 x 768
50" Diagonal / 16:9 Wide-Screen Aspect Ratio
New Cell Structure/Crystal Emissive Layer
New Filter with enhanced contrast
New ASIC Video Processing and Scaling
Detachable Bottom Speaker
Plasma Features
New Optimum Video Mode
New Smooth Film Motion Mode
4 Independent HDMI 1.3 Inputs
New Room Light Sensor (Off / On)
Advanced PureCinema with 3:3 Pulldown
Fully Integrated ATSC and Dual NTSC Tuners
Built-In CableCard™ Slot
Home Gallery
V-Chip Parental Control
TV Guide On Screen Interactive Guide (Ver. 9)
Remote Control Glow in the dark/Preset Mode
Picture Settings
A/V Selection Memory 6 options (Optimum / Dynamic / Standard / Movie / Game / User)
Apsect Ratio Control 5 positions (Wide / Zoom / Cinema / Full / 4:3 )
Advanced Picture-In-Picture 4 Positions
Still Picture Capability
Seamless Orbiter (Off / On)
Auto Size (Off / Natural / Wide-Zoom)
Side Mask Detection (Off / On)
Side Mask Brightness (Fixed / Auto)
Video Pattern (White Bar)
Game Control Preference (AV Selection Only) (Off / On)
Video Processing Technology
DRE (Off / High / Mid / Low)
Black Level (Off / On)
ACL (Off / On)
Enhance Mode (1/ 2 / 3)
Gamma (1/ 2 / 3)
Color Temperature Adjustment 3 Settings (High / Mid / Low)
3D Digital Noise Reduction 3 Settings (High / Mid / Low)
Field Noise Reduction 4 Settings (Off / High / Mid / Low)
Block Noise Reduction
Mosquito Noise Reduction
Tuner Noise Reduction Y
Digital CTI - Color Transient Improver (Off / On)
Video & Audio Inputs
Independent HDMI 1.3 4 (With PC Support, 2 w/analog audio)
Component 2
Composite 3
S-Video 1
Antenna A & B
USB (Mass Storage Class)
Video & Audio Outputs
Optical Digital Audio (Dolby® Digital/PCM)
Monitor Audio LR
Sound Technology
New 17 Watt Stereo Digital Amplifier w/TruBass 2-way Stereo Speakers
SRS® WOW / FOCUS / TruBass Surround Sound Audio
Carton Dimensions 53 x 38-1/8 x 20 inches (WxHxD)
Carton Weight 110.23 lbs.
Panel (w/integrated bottom speaker) 48 3/16 x 31-10/32 x 4-1/2 inches (WxHxD)
Panel Weight (w/integrated bottom speaker) 76.7 lbs.
Panel Weight (w/integrated bottom speaker & stand) 88.8 lbs.