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Sony KDL-40EX500

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX500

The Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX500 is a Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) CCFL backlit LCD TV that supports Motionflow 120Hz Technology, ambient sensor, BRAVIA Engine 2 and BRAVIA Sync. The unit also features a USB interface that allows users to attached external media storage device to view photos, music and video playback. The HDTV supports 1080/60p playback, has 425W power consumption (less than 0.23W on standby), 2 speakers for a total audio output of 20W (10W x 2), Ambient Sensor, Au…

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX500

The Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX500 is a Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) CCFL backlit LCD TV that supports Motionflow 120Hz Technology, ambient sensor, BRAVIA Engine 2 and BRAVIA Sync. The unit also features a USB interface that allows users to attached external media storage device to view photos, music and video playback. The HDTV supports 1080/60p playback, has 425W power consumption (less than 0.23W on standby), 2 speakers for a total audio output of 20W (10W x 2), Ambient Sensor, Auto Photo Mode (via USB), Auto Picture Setting with HDMI™ (for Cinema, Sport, Music, Photo, Graphics, Game), Auto Shut-off, BRAVIA® Sync™, BRAVIA® Sync™ Menu Button, BRAVIA® Theatre Sync™, Channel Block (with password), Channel Jump, Channel Labels, Channel Surf, Edit Channel Labels, Favorites, ID-1 Detection, Info Banner (TV Guide on Screen, PSIP, XDS) and manual input skip. The KDL-60EX700 also supports multiple language display (English, French, Spanish), On-Screen Clock, Display for External Input and Operating Instructions; On/Off Timer, PC Input (HD15/HDMI) & TV, Parental Control, Picture Adjustments Lock, Picture Frame Mode, Scene Select (Auto, Cinema, Sports, Photo, Music, Game, Graphics, OFF), Program Block, Theatre Mode, Short Banner, Show/Hide Channels and Sleep Timer. The unit allows users to view photos with its Photo Viewer that supports JPEG and RAW files, listen to MP3 music, plays AVCHD, AVC and MPEG4 videos.

Features

The Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX500 is a Full HD 1080p Resolution HDTV that is compatible with a Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation®3 gaming console and supports 16:9 wide screen panel (1920 x 1080) aspect ratio. The HDTV features Motionflow™ 120Hz Technology which doubles the frame rate from the standard 60 frames per second and applies Image Blur Reduction technology to deliver realistic viewing experience during fast-action scenes. It also features a USB input that allows users to view home videos or photos on the big screen or listen to favorite music by connecting a digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to the HDTV. Other features on the KDL-40EX500 includes BRAVIA® Internet Video to stream movies, TV episodes, videos and music from Netflix®, YouTube™ or Slacker® directly to the HDTV; LightSensor™ Technology which automatically increase or decrease the level of brightness of the TV's backlight based on a room's lighting conditions; Energy Saving Switch which eliminates standby power consumption without the need to unplug the TV; Ambient Sensor which automatically adjusts the picture color based on a room's lighting and Presence Sensor which turns the picture off when no one is in the room, leaving only the audio on. After 30 minutes of no motion the TV automatically goes into stand-by mode. The HDTV also supports HD connection options such as seven HD inputs, including four HDMI™ inputs to connect a Blu-ray Disc™ player, PlayStation®3 gaming console or any other HDMI-capable equipment; and two HD component inputs that provide added HD-capable connectivity in addition a PC input (HD-15 pin) allows users to use the HDTV as a computer monitor.

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