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LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV - 60PK550

Abt Model: 60PK550 | UPC Code: 719192176614
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Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) Resolution/ 600Hz Max Sub Field Driving/ 3,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ TruSlim Frame/ Smart Energy Saving/ Intelligent Sensor/ Dual XD Engine/ Clear Voice II/ 24p Real Cinema/ Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoder/ Infinite Sound/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM Tuner/ USB/ Black Finish/ ETA LATE JANUARY 2011
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LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV, Model 60PK550

Features:

  • 600Hz Max Sub Field Driving
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • 3,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • TruSlim Frame
  • Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture Calibration)
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • Intelligent Sensor
  • Dual XD™ Engine
  • AV Mode II (Cinema, Sports, Game)
  • Clear Voice II
  • ISFccc® Ready
  • 24P Real Cinema
  • USB 2.0 (JPEG, MP3)
  • 3 HDMI™ V.1.3 w/Deep Color
  • SIMPLINK™ Connectivity
  • Dolby® Digital 5.1 Decoder
  • Infinite Sound

Specifications:

General

  • Screen Size: 60” Class (59.8” diagonal)
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p
  • Brightness (cd/m2): 1500
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 3,000,000:1
  • Skin Glass
  • 600Hz Max Sub Field Driving
  • ISM (Image Sticking Minimization): 3 Modes
  • Altitude: 2,900m / 9,514ft

Video

  • Built-In Tuner: ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM
  • Dual XD® Engine
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Aspect Ratio Correction: 6 Modes
  • Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching)
    • HDMI™: 1080p/1080i/720p
    • Component: 1080p/1080i/720p
    • RF: 1080i/720p
  • Color Temperature Control: 3 Modes
  • 24p Real Cinema (3:3 Pulldown)
  • 3:2 Pulldown
  • Picture Reset
  • AV Mode II
  • Picture Mode: 8 Modes
  • ISFccc® Ready
  • Intelligent Sensor Mode
  • x.v. Color
  • DTV Signal Strength Indicator

Audio

  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)
  • Audio Output Power (Watts - THD 10%): 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker System Details: 1 Way 2 Speaker
  • Dolby® Digital Decoder
  • Surround System: Infinite Sound
  • Bass/Treble/Balance Controls
  • Clear Voice II
  • Auto Volume Leveler II
  • EZ Sound Mode: 5 Modes

Special Features

  • Picture Wizard II
  • Freeze Frame
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • 1080p Source Input
    • HDMI™: 60p/30p/24p
    • Component: 60p/30p/24p
    • RGB: 60p (WXGA)
  • A/V Input Navigation
  • Input Labeling
  • Quick View (Flashback)
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Parental Control w/V-Chip
  • Key Lock
  • Closed Caption
  • SIMPLINK™ (HDMI CEC)

Convenience

  • Language: 4 (English/Spanish/French/Korean)
  • 3D User Interface
  • Auto Tuning/Programming
  • Channel Add/Delete
  • Favorite Channel Programming
  • Auto/Manual Clock
  • On/Off Timer
  • Sleep Timer
  • Auto Off/Auto Sleep (When no video is present)

Inputs / Outputs

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1 (rear)
  • AV In 1 (rear): 1 (side)
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr) + Audio: 2 (rear)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1 (rear)
  • HDMI™/HDCP Input (V.1.3 w/Deep Color): 2 (rear) 1 (side)
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15pin) - PC: 1 (rear)
  • PC Audio Input: 1 (rear)
  • RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1 (rear)
  • USB 2.0 In (Music/Photo): 1 (side)

Cabinet / Accessories

  • Cabinet Color: Gloss Black
  • Razor Frame
  • Swivel Stand (Degrees): +20º/-20º
  • VESA® Compliant (WxH): (600mm x 400mm)
  • Remote Control: Universal

Power

  • Voltage, Hz: 100V ~ 240V, 50/60Hz
  • Standby Mode: >0.1W

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand
    • Height: 33.4"
    • Width: 64.8"
    • Depth: 2.2"
  • With Stand
    • Height: 36"
    • Width: 64.8"
    • Depth: 15.1"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 91.3 lbs
  • With Stand: 101.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 121 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • Two Years on Panel
    • One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Television TypePlasma
Screen Size60"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920x1080
3DNo
Refresh Rate600
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power20W
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs3
USB PortYes
PC ConnectionYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, PC, USB
Output ConnectorsAnalog Audio, Optical Cable
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)64.8"
Height (inches)33.4"
Panel Depth (inches)2.2"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV
 
4.5

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Style/design (11)
  • Quality (9)
  • Features/settings (8)
  • Performance (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home theater (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent TV at any price

    Terrific picture quality, no buzzing at all. I returned two Samsungs (B590 and B860)before buying this LG cuz they both buzzed loudly even with the volume on (though they also had nice...Read complete review

    Terrific picture quality, no buzzing at all. I returned two Samsungs (B590 and B860)before buying this LG cuz they both buzzed loudly even with the volume on (though they also had nice picture quality... not quite as nice as this LG, but still good enough for any enthusiast). The glare on this TV is more pronounced than any other TV I've seen, but not to the point of being a problem--I am able to watch just fine during sunny days, even with a large side window open.

    I've spent several months trying to find a decent TV. I stopped caring about picture quality even since all of the three big manufacturers of plasmas have great picture quality now. I was at the point where as long as the TV didn't have any glitches/bugs, then I would be content. I didn't want to deal with buzzing (Samsung), floating or rising blacks (Panasonic), or lack of a working 24p mode (all Samsungs and almost all Panasonics). A working 24p mode eliminates almost every single 2010 TV from contention, since only the Panny VT25 and the LG PK550 have working 24p modes (or so I've read). And considering the Panny costs much more than double the LG, it became a pretty easy choice for me.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great Picture but a lot of glare!

    First time with Plasma. Fantastic picture quality if your home theater is pitch black. Any lighting in the room and you can clearly see the reflection on the screen. We found the reflection...Read complete review

    First time with Plasma. Fantastic picture quality if your home theater is pitch black. Any lighting in the room and you can clearly see the reflection on the screen. We found the reflection very annoying and unfortunately were very diasappoointed with this set. ABT came to the rescue and are exchanging with an LED. [...]

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    2.0

    waa happened

    By heller1

    from Prospect Park, PA, USA

    Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

    watching lg 60pk550 and the entire picture went blank and sounded like it was turning itself on and off bought it about 21/2 years age and is that all there is to the life????

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Best TV I Have Ever Owned

    By spurkhi

    from Indiana

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • Features/Settings
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • style/design
    • swivel base

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

        There is simply nothing negative that I can say about this TV other than possibly that it is heavy and requires two people to pick up if you want to move it. The picture and controls are wonderful and I will purchase LG for my next TV and likely other products. This is my second LG TV, the other is a small one, but they just get better all the time.

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        5.0

        Great Value

        By deborcoa

        from Jeffersonville, IN

        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • style/design

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

            Easy and fast set up, easy to use and switch between inputs and audio settings. Does give off a lot of heat though. Great picture quality.

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Very good TV

            By Anonymous

            from Bethesda, Maryland

            Pros

            • value

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                I have had this TV for a year now. It is a great value. The price was really excellent for the size and coupled with the right source it looks pretty good.

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome Picture

                By marshallwv

                from Delaware Ohio

                Pros

                • Easy to use
                • Features/Settings
                • Performance
                • Quality
                • style/design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                    Just purchased 3 weeks ago, replaced a 50" projection. WOW! should have done this a long time ago. The tv is so simple to use, easy to hook up, and what a great picture. The sound is really good with no surround system. But that will be my next purchase. When we first purchased the tv, it had a humming noise. One of the screws was loose on the back of the tv, easy fix with a phillips head.

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Beautiful Picture

                    By jimcorie

                    from La Habra, CA

                    Pros

                    • Easy to use
                    • style/design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                        We just love this Plasma TV!! For the price you can't beat it. Easy to set-up. Watching sports looks so much better!!!!!!

                        Comment on this review

                        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Excellent TV at any price

                        By finallyfoundmyTV

                        from California

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                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Fast Setup
                        • Good Remote Control
                        • Good Resolution
                        • Great Picture Quality
                        • Great Sound Quality

                        Cons

                        • Glare

                        Best Uses

                        • Attached to Computer
                        • Bedroom
                        • Business
                        • Home
                        • Home Theater
                        • Movies
                        • Video Games
                        • Wall Mounting

                        Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                        Terrific picture quality, no buzzing at all. I returned two Samsungs (B590 and B860)before buying this LG cuz they both buzzed loudly even with the volume on (though they also had nice picture quality... not quite as nice as this LG, but still good enough for any enthusiast). The glare on this TV is more pronounced than any other TV I've seen, but not to the point of being a problem--I am able to watch just fine during sunny days, even with a large side window open.

                        I've spent several months trying to find a decent TV. I stopped caring about picture quality even since all of the three big manufacturers of plasmas have great picture quality now. I was at the point where as long as the TV didn't have any glitches/bugs, then I would be content. I didn't want to deal with buzzing (Samsung), floating or rising blacks (Panasonic), or lack of a working 24p mode (all Samsungs and almost all Panasonics). A working 24p mode eliminates almost every single 2010 TV from contention, since only the Panny VT25 and the LG PK550 have working 24p modes (or so I've read). And considering the Panny costs much more than double the LG, it became a pretty easy choice for me.

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                        • No

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        60PK550 PLASMA BEAUTIFUL

                        By JOHN

                        from Vancouver, BC

                        Pros

                        • Easy to use
                        • Features/Settings
                        • Performance
                        • Quality
                        • style/design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                            This 60inch plasma tv is simply amazing for picture quality and for value. I always check and values the reviews of the real end users over professional reviewer who could be more biased. I was right to choose this LG TV. Enjoying crisp and life like colors especially when watching Oasis HD channel/Discovery world HDchannel. Why pay more for unnecessisarilly overpriced TVs? Highly recommended definitely. Guarranty you'll be very much satisfied.

                            Comment on this review

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Amazing HDTV for an Amazing Price

                            By grumbles

                            from McKinney, TX

                            Pros

                            • Easy to use
                            • Features/Settings
                            • Performance
                            • price
                            • Quality
                            • style/design

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                                The 60pk550 is one of the best TVs I have ever seen, and certainly the best TV I have ever owned. It has all the features you could want without any of the unnecessary bells and whistles. Amazing picture quality with easy to customize colors, blacks, and whites. The built-in picture-wizard is a great place to start, but the 60pk550 includes expert calibration settings that will really make the picture quality blow your mind! It works well for everyday TV watching (SD or HD), but really shines with HD content and Blu Ray movies. If you don't need online movie streaming or other gimmicks, this is definitely the TV for you. The amazing picture cannot be beaten for this price.

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                                4.0

                                Super buy

                                By HHH

                                from Albuquerque, NM

                                Pros

                                • Easy to use
                                • Features/Settings
                                • Performance
                                • Quality
                                • style/design

                                Cons

                                • only negatives some screen reflection; solved by

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about LG 60" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV:

                                  Came well packaged, easy to install with attached mounting screws. Thinness is unbelieveable. Picture quality is superb! Great buy at a great price!

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