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Samsung LN32A450 LCD HDTV Review

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The LN32A450's impressive black level and peak brightness, produced an above average contrast ratio.

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Power Consumption

**Power Consumption***(9.23)*

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The Samsung LN32A450 did a good job with power consumption, consuming only 79.3 watts when calibrated to a brightness of 200 candelsa per meter squared, which is a good brightness level for both bright and dark situations. This was achieved by setting the backlight level of the Samsung LN32A450 to 3. At this level the Samsung LN32A450 will cost the average family only $15.49 to operate over the course of a year. Below you can also see how turning the backlight all the way up or down will impact your bill.

Setting Average Watts Cost Per Year
Backlight 3 79.3 $15.49
Backlight 10 123.4 $24.11
Backlight 0 57.8 $11.30
 

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Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Performance: Summary
  3. Performance: Blacks & Whites
  4. Performance: Color
  5. Performance: Motion
  6. Performance: Viewing Effects
  7. Remote Control
  8. Audio
  9. Connectivity
  10. Controls & Menus
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Conclusion & Comparisons
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