Vizio VP322 32" Plasma HDTV

While the new for 2008 model VP322 does not reproduce a 1080p signal, a 720p or 1080i signal will be no problem. And at the 32” size level, we at plasmatvbuyingguide.com feel that the user would not be able to tell the difference in this small size. “It's a very smart play to make this small size plasma very affordable when many competitors are producing higher resolution LCDs at higher prices.” said Robert Wiley, Sr. Editor with Consumer Electronics Advisory Group. “In addition it's good to see more plasma TVs produced at smaller sizes – they compete so well in picture quality.” The MSRP on this 32” plasma TV is just $599.

In addition to 3 HDMI inputs, the plasma claims 30,000:1 contrast and a 60,000 hour panel lifespan. The plasma houses two 10w speakers. While we are always leary of this kind of contrast ratio claim, it does look like a significant improvement over the companies LCD offerings.

Vizio VP322 Plasma TV

VIZIO redefines High Definition Plasma television technology with the new VP322, 32" HDTV. The VP322 is wrapped outside with a beautiful piano black bezel that fits any decor in the house, while inside you will be thrilled with the superior picture quality plasma television offers. The VP322 offers natural color reproduction displaying more than 16 Million plasma colors and amazing 30,000:1 contrast ratio for blacker blacks and whiter whites.
New longer screen life of more than 60,000 hours to half-original brightness makes the new VP322 from VIZIO the obvious choice. And with the natural speed of plasma technology, you will enjoy fast action sports, movies and general High Definition entertainment with untold clarity.


Plasma Panel Technology - The VIZIO VP322 Plasma High Definition Television afford the BEST color reproduction the way nature intended.

High Definition Television - the VP322 offers HD formats and an integrated standard and high definition NTSC/ATSC/clear QAM digital tuner including 1080i and 720P.  This will give you the full ability to enjoy the high definition content offered by your satellite and cable providers.

.001ms Response Time - VIZIO VP322 Plasma HDTV's have naturally fast response times maximizing clarity of super fast action scenes.

Designed for Maximum Versatility - VIZIO's VP322 Plasma HDTV provide numerous connections for your home theatre and gaming systems including 3-HDMI (v1.3) Inputs, an RGB Input and HD Component Input.

178 Degree Viewing Angle - The VP322 Plasma HDTV delivers a superior viewing angle of up to 178 degrees, resulting in crisp and clear pictures that are visible from any seat in the house.

Specification
Size: 32-in*
*Viewable: 31.96-in
Tuner: Integrated NTSC/ATSC/QAM HDTV Tuner

Supported TV Formats
1080i, 720p

Native Panel Resolution: 1024 x 720

Supported PC Resolutions
1366 x 768, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600

Specification
Panel Type: 32" Diagonal (31.96" Viewable), 16:9 Wide Screen, Plasma
Panel Specifications: Anti-Static and hard coated surface
Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.690mm (H) x 0.555mm (V)
Display Compatibility: HDTV (1080i)
Signal Compatibility: 480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV)
Response Time:
Colors: 16.7 million
Brightness: 1,000 cd/m2 (typical)
Contrast Ratio: 30,000:1 (typ)
Viewable Angle: 178° (horizontal and vertical)

Inputs
RF (F Connector for internal tuner): 1
HDMI with HDCP: 3
Analog Stereo Audio for HDMI Inputs: 1
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
Composite Video: 1
S-Video plus Stereo Audio: 1
Computer RGB plus Stereo Audio: 1
Service Port: 1

Outputs
Analog Audio out (RCA): 1
5.1 SPDIF Digital Optical Audio: 1
Headphone (Stereo Mini-Jack): 0

Additional Information
V-Chip
3D Comb Filter
3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down
ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation
ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding
NTSC Video decoding via RF: Yes, thru Antenna, Cable, or Satellite
NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes, thru CVBS, S-Video, or Component
Progressive Scan Video: Yes, thru Component YPbPr, VGA or HDMI
HDTV: Yes, thru HDMI or Component YPbPr
Computer: 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1366x768 via RGB and HDMI
Sound enhancement: Yes
Color Temperature: 6500K (standard), 5400K and 9300K
Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
Audio: Built-in 10W x 2
Lamp (LCD) / Panel (PDP) Life: 60000 hours
Power: IEC Connector for direct power line connection
Voltage Range100 ~ 240 Vac at 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: 250W average
Removable Base

Weight
Gross:48.5 lbs
Net: 39.7 lbs
Without Stand: 39.1 lbs

Dimensions
Carton:
With Stand: 32.5" W x 22.6" H x 8.0" D
Without Stand: 32.5" W x 21.1" H x 3.5" D
Without Stand and Speakers:
Certifications: CSA, CSA-US FCC Class B, BETS-7





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