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Sharp Aquos LC-40D78UN LCD HDTV Review

40 in.

Not the best budget TV we’ve reviewed, but it gets the job done for a reasonable price.

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Series Name LC-xxD78UN
General Type LCD
Screen Size 40 in.
Format 1080p
Refresh Rate 120 Hz
Surround Mode Yes
Wall Mount Included No
Width (in) 3878.0
Standby Consumption 0.0
Display Technology LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Composite Video 2
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1289:1
Equalizer Yes
Depth (in) 1238.0
Annual Operational Cost ($) 24.21
HDMI In 3
VGA 1
Brightness (cd/m2) 269.84
Number of Speakers 2
Remote Included Yes
Weight (lbs) 36.4
Viewing Angle Reported 41
USB Yes
Is 3D No
OTA Digital Antenna Yes
Analog Cable Tuner Yes
Digital Cable Tuner Yes
Cablecard Unknown
Analog Audio In 4
Ethernet No
Online Features No
USB Number 1
Media Card List 0
Backlighting Unknown
MSRP 529
OTA Analog Antenna Yes
Brand Name Aquos
Manufacturer Name Sharp
Manual Url http://files.sharpusa.com/Downloads/ForHome/HomeEntertainment/LCDTVs/Manuals/tel_man_LC40D78UN.pdf
Manual Text Sharp LC-40D78UN manual
Manufacturer Url http://www.sharpusa.com/ForHome/HomeEntertainment/LCDTVs/LC40D78UN.aspx
Series Name LC-xxD78UN
Component Video In 2
Analog Audio Out 1
Wi-Fi No
OLD Resolution 1920 x 1080
Stand Included Yes
Height (in) 26964.0
Peak Consumption 171.1
SPDIF (Digital audio output) 1
Aspect Ratio 16:9

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity
  9. Audio & Menus
  10. Multimedia & Internet
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Samsung LN40C630 Comparison
  13. Sony Bravia KDL-40W5100 Comparison
  14. Panasonic Viera TC-P42S1 Comparison
  15. Conclusion
  16. Series Comparison
  17. Photo Gallery
  18. Ratings & Specs
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