Insignia™ 50

Discontinued Insignia™ 50" 1080p Flat-Panel Plasma HDTV

Model: NS-PDP50HD-09

This huge 50" plasma HDTV features a true high-definition 1080p resolution and delivers sharp, clear images. It also features a built-in memory card that supports Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard and xD-Picture card formats and lets you view digital photos on the big screen. Geek Squad Installation Videos©See how our highly trained Geek Squad Installers can help you get the most out of your home theater.

  • 1080p
  • 16:9
  • HDMI

Product Features

  • Built-in HDTV tuner: Add HD-capable antenna to receive over-the-air high-definition broadcasts, where available. Optional set-top box required for high-definition cable or satellite programming.
  • 50" screen size: Measured diagonally from corner to corner is ideal for large rooms.
  • 1080p display: Provides the highest quality progressive-scan picture possible from a high-definition source.
  • 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio: Plus 3:2 pulldown for accurate reproduction of film-based sources.
  • High brightness (1,300 cd/m²) and incredible contrast (30,000:1): For a stunning viewing experience.
  • 3D Y/C digital comb filter: Delivers state-of-the-art detail and color enhancement.
  • Media Card reader: Supports Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard and xD-Picture card formats for easy transfer of images from your camera or camcorder.
  • 20W built-in speakers with auto volume leveler: Prevents volume fluctuations during commercials so you do not need to adjust the volume settings.
  • Ultraslim design: Ideal for wall mounting (with optional mounting kit, not included). VESA compatible.
  • USB 2.0 port: For quick connection of a digital camera or other USB device.
  • HDMI inputs: Provide an uncompressed all-digital audio/video link for the highest quality connection and they support copy-protected HD broadcast content.
  • Inputs: Include 3 HDMI (2 rear, 1 side), 2 S-video (1 rear, 1 side), 1 PC (rear), 2 component video (rear), 2 composite (1 rear, 1 side) and 1 RF antenna.
  • Outputs: Include 1 optical digital audio, 1 A/V and 1 headphone.
  • V-Chip parental controls: Give you the option of blocking undesirable material.
  • Useful additional features: Include closed captioning, channel labeling, sleep timer and auto zoom.

What's Included

  • Insignia® 50" Class / 1080p / 60Hz / Plasma HDTV
  • Swivel stand
  • Remote with 2 AAA batteries
  • Detachable power cord
  • CVBS and audio cables
  • Owner's manual
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Complete Specifications

Width 47-4/5"
Weight 105.6 lbs. with stand (79.2 lbs. without)
Sound Leveler Yes
A/V Outputs 1
Media Card Slot Yes
HDMI Inputs 3
Channel Labeling Yes
PC Inputs 1
USB Slot Yes
Speakers 2
Built-In_DVR No
Watts/Channel 10
Vertical Resolution 1080p
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Speaker Location Bottom
Comb Filter 3D Y/C digital
Screen Refresh Rate 60Hz
ENERGY STAR Qualified No
Composite Inputs 2
Sleep/Alarm Timer Sleep timer, yes; alarm, no
TV Type Plasma Flat-Panel
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness 1,300 cd/m²
RF Antenna Input 1
DVI Inputs No
Digital Cable Ready No
V-Chip Yes
Remote Control Type Standard
S-Video Inputs 2
Display Type Flat-panel plasma
Screen Size 50"
Contrast Ratio 30,000:1
Component Video Inputs 2
Headphone Jacks Yes
Audio Outputs 1
Warranty Parts 1 year
Warranty Labor 1 year
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