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Sony 52" BRAVIA Z Series Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV - KDL-52Z5100

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Sony 52" BRAVIA Z Series Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV, Model KDL52Z5100

Enjoy the latest in HDTV performance with the Sony® BRAVIA® Z-Series, featuring Motionflow™ 240Hz technology for maximum motion detail and clarity, plus broadband internet connectivity with built-in BRAVIA Internet Video4 capabilities, that let you view select on-demand movies and TV shows and listen to music and more, and even lets you personalize your entertainment experience by selecting and positioning widgets containing the latest news, weather, sports and more directly on your TV screen.


  • 16:9 Full HD 1080p Resolution Panel (1920x1080)
    16:9 Full HD 1080p resolution panel (1920x1080) accepts any high definition video signal and renders it with optimum resolution, so you can take full advantage of Blu-ray Disc™ players and Sony® PLAYSTATION®3 entertainment systems that can deliver 1080p content
  • Motionflow™ 240Hz technology
    Motionflow 240Hz technology is Sony’s highest level of motion detail and clarity so you enjoy unprecedented motion detail in sports, movies and games. Motionflow 240Hz technology quadruples the frame rate, resulting in a crisp fluid motion and a natural, realistic viewing experience
  • BRAVIA™ Internet Video
    With BRAVIA Internet Video4 you can enjoy one of the largest collections of premium and free on-demand entertainment directly to your HDTV. Use your in-home broadband connection and the BRAVIA HDTV remote control to access online video, music, and more content from over 20 providers including Amazon Video On Demand, YouTube™, Sports Illustrated, Sony Pictures, Sony Music,Slacker, and
  • BRAVIA® widgets
    Personalize your viewing experience by selecting, positioning, and resizing widgets on your BRAVIA HDTV display. BRAVIA widgets are small icons that can be accessed with the touch of one button providing you with the latest in news, weather, sports, and much more right on your BRAVIA Z-Series HDTV
  • BRAVIA Engine™ 3 fully digital video processor
    BRAVIA Engine 3 is the newest fully digital video processor from Sony®. It uses a collection of enhanced algorithms to significantly reduce noise, enhance overall image detail, and optimize contrast so every scene produces sharp, vibrant, life-like images
  • USB with photos, music, and video
    Connect your camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to the HDTV's USB input to view photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite MP3s. BRAVIA® Z-Series HDTVs also include mpeg2 video file support, so you can go straight from shooting video to screening it via USB
  • DLNA® with photos, music, and video
    Compliance with DLNA® (Digital Living Network Alliance) allows BRAVIA® Z-Series HDTVs to access digital photos, music, and video from DLNA-enabled PCs and other devices, so you can enjoy your memories with family and friends in the comfort of your living room instead of crowding around a PC
  • Networked TV Guide® Interactive Program Guide
    Sony® has integrated the TV Guide Interactive Program Guide into the exclusive Xross Media Bar™ (XMB™) user interface to deliver regularly updated program listings via your existing Internet connection -- with no subscription fees or phone connection required
  • HD input x 7
    Get versatile HD connection options with seven HD inputs. Four HDMI™ inputs (up to 1080/60p capable) let you connect a Sony® PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, or any other HDMI-capable equipment (all sold separately) and get uncompressed digital video and multi-channel digital audio on a single cable. An HD combo input, which includes HD component and composite inputs, (1080/60p capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity, and a PC input3 (HD-15 pin) offers the added versatility of using your HDTV as a computer monitor
  • Xross Media Bar™ menu navigation
    The award-winning Sony® Xross Media Bar user interface allows you easily navigate through your favorite photos, music, channels, and connected devices
  • Favorites Menu function
    The Favorites Menu function makes it easy to quickly access your favorite channels and frequently used video inputs
  • Scene Select
    Scene Select makes choosing the appropriate settings for the best HDTV experience easier than ever. Scene Select packages different picture and audio settings based on the type of content you want to view. For example, the "Sports" package configures the perfect picture and audio settings to make you feel like your right in the stadium. Other packages include "Cinema", "Photo", "Game", and "Music"
  • BRAVIA® Link compatibility
    BRAVIA Link compatibility expands your HDTV’s capabilities by letting you connect optional BRAVIA Link modules, including the BRAVIA DVD Link, BRAVIA Wireless Link, and BRAVIA Input Link (all sold separately)
  • BRAVIA Sync™ 2 capable
    BRAVIA Sync2 capability combines the one-touch access and control functionality of BRAVIA Theatre Sync™ with the ability to control HDMI CEC-enabled Sony® Handycam® camcorders and Cybershot® digital still cameras using the HDTV's remote and an on-screen display
  • ATSC™/NTSC tuner with QAM
    A built-in ATSC/NTSC tuner with QAM delivers over-the-air digital TV and unencrypted HDTV broadcast signals, as well as traditional analog TV broadcasts
  • Exceeds Energy Star 3.0 requirements
    Sony® HDTVs exceed Energy Star 3.0 requirement. In addition, they incorporate advanced power saving features such as Light Sensor® technology that adjusts backlight intensity based on ambient room lighting conditions and Dynamic Backlight Control that adjusts backlight intensity based on the brightness of the image on the screen



  • Audio Power Output: 20W (10W+10W)
  • Speaker Configuration: Direct Speaker - 3.4 x 16 mm
  • Speakers (Total): 2
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
  • 5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
  • Audio Out: Variable/Fixed
  • Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
  • Auto SAP: Yes
  • Digital Amplifier: S-Master Digital Amplifier
  • Dolby®: Dolby® Digital
  • Sony Original Surround: S-Force
  • Sound Booster: Yes
  • Sound Enhancer: Yes
  • Sound Mode: Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
  • SteadySound® Automatic Volume Control: Yes
  • Stereo System: MTS
  • Surround Effect: Sports, Music, Cinema, Game
  • Voice Zoom: Yes


  • Auto Photo Mode: Yes (DLNA, USB)
  • Auto Picture Setting w/HDMI™: Game, Graphics, Photo, Cinema
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ Menu Button: Yes (on Remote Control)
  • Channel Block (with password): Yes
  • Channel Jump: Yes
  • Channel Labels: Yes
  • Channel Surf: Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels: Yes
  • Favorite Channel: Yes
  • Favorites Menu: Graphic
  • ID-1 Detection: Yes
  • Info Banner: TV Guide on Screen, PSIP, XDS
  • Input Skip: Automatic
  • Internet Radio: Yes
  • Label Inputs: Yes
  • Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
  • New Theatre Mode with surround: Yes
  • On-Screen Clock: Yes
  • On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
  • On/Off Timer: Yes
  • Parental Control: Yes
  • Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
  • Program Block: Yes
  • Scene Select: Cinema, Sports, Photo, Music, Game, Graphics, General, Auto
  • Show/Hide Channels: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Start Up BRAVIA® Logo Display: Yes
  • TV Guide On-Screen: Yes (Gemstar ver.10)
  • Theatre Mode (Theatre Button): Yes
  • Theatre Mode with Cinema Surround: Yes
  • USB Application(s): Music Player (mp3), Photo Viewer (jpeg), Video Player (mpeg2 TS)
  • White Balance: RGB Gain/Bias


  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color Range (uv): 90% of NTSC
  • Color Range (xy): 72% of NTSC
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
  • Native Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • On-Screen Contrast Ratio: 3,800:1
  • Panel Bit: 10-bit
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally): 40"
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left): 178 (89/89)
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down): 178 (89/89)
  • Backlight Type: CCFL
  • Display Device: LCD

Energy Saving & Efficiency

  • Backlight Off Mode: Yes
  • Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
  • Eco Settings: Yes
  • Energy Star® compliant: Exceeds Energy Star® Version 3.0 by more than 15%
  • Estimated Annual Energy Consumption (kWh): 295 kWhr
  • Idle TV Standby: Yes
  • LightSensor™ Technology: Yes
  • PC Power Management: Yes
  • Power Consumption (On Mode) for Energy Star: 161.3 W (Energy Star® Version 3.0)
  • Power Consumption (Standby Mode) for Energy Star: Less than 0.1W (120VAC)
  • Power Saving Modes: Yes


  • BRAVIA® Link Module support: DMX-NV1, DMX-SW1, DMX-CT1, DMX-DVD, DMX-WL1
  • Closed Captions (CC): Analog, Digital
  • Finish (Surface Color): Black
  • Illuminated Sony Logo: Yes
  • On-Screen Display: 3D XMB
  • Supports Rear Mounting of DMeX™ Module: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • AC Power Input: 1 (Rear)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 3 (1 Side/2 Rear)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) for HDMI™: 1 (Rear)
  • Audio Out: 1 (Rear)
  • Audio Out (Variable/Fixed): 1 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 2 (Rear) (1 fixed/1 selectable)
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2 (1 Side/1 Rear - selectable)
  • Digital Audio Output(s): Optical Digital Output - 1 (Rear)
  • Ethernet Connection(s): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total): 4 (3 Side/1 Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input: Yes (see owner's manual for supported timings)
  • PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini): 1 (Side) see owner's manual for supported timings
  • RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Rear)
  • S-Video Detection: Yes
  • S-Video Input(s): 1 (Side)
  • USB 1.1: 1 (Rear) for Service only
  • USB 2.0: 1 (Side)


  • HD Indicator: Yes


  • BRAVIA® Internet Video: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Internet Widgets: Yes
  • DLNA: Client (Photo), Client (Music), Client (Video)


  • Power Consumption (in Operation): 205 W (max)
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): Less than 0.1W (120VAC)
  • Power Requirements (frequency): 50/60Hz
  • Power Requirements (voltage): AC 120-240V

Recycled & Recyclable Materials

  • Packaging Materials: Recycled Carton (more than 40%)
  • Printed Materials: Recycled Paper
  • Product Materials: Recycled Plastic

Regulation and Standard Compliance

  • VESA® Hole Pitch: 300x300 M6
  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible: Yes

TV System

  • Channel Coverage: VHF: 2-13 UHF: 14-69 CATV (analog): 1-135 CATV (digital) : 1-135
  • Color System: NTSC 3.58
  • Number of Tuners (Analog): 1
  • Number of Tuners (Digital): 1(Hybrid)
  • TV System (Analog): M
  • TV System (Digital): ATSC
  • Tuner (Cable): Clear QAM
  • Tuner (Terrestrial): ATSC Tuner, NTSC Tuner


  • Video Signal: 1080/60p (HDMI™ / COMPONENT), 1080/60i, 1080/24p (HDMI™ ONLY), 720/60p, 480/60p, 480/60i
  • 24p True Cinema™ Technology: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 4:3 Default: Yes
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
  • Auto Wide: Yes
  • CineMotion® Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • Game Mode: Yes
  • Live Color Creation™ Technology: Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Motionflow™ Technology: 240 Hz
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes (HDMI™ / Component)
  • Picture Mode: Vivid, Standard, Custom, Cinema, Sports, Game, Graphics, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Stardard, Photo-Original, Photo-Custom
  • Video Processing: BRAVIA Engine 3™ Technology
  • Wide Mode: Wide Zoom, Normal, Full (Full1-2 for PC), H Stretch, Zoom

Approximate Dimensions:

  • With Pedestal
    • Height: 33-1/8"
    • Width: 49"
    • Depth: 14-1/8"
  • Without Pedestal
    • Height: 30-7/8"
    • Width: 49"
    • Depth: 3-3/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • With Pedestal: 66.3 lbs
  • Without Pedestal: 57.5 lbs
  • Shipping: 77 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer's Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor
California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING

Key Features

1080p (1920 x 1080) Full HD Resolution/ 100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ Motionflow 240Hz Technology/ BRAVIA Internet Video/ BRAVIA Engine 3 Fully Digital Video Processor/ USB Input/ DLNA/ 24p True Cinema/ 10-Bit Display Panel/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/QAM Tuners/ 3D Comb Filter/ Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE)/ BRAVIA Sync 2 Capable/ Black Finish

More reasons to buy the Sony 52" BRAVIA Z Series Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV KDL-52Z5100 from Abt Electronics

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  • The Sony 52" BRAVIA Z Series Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV KDL-52Z5100 is Brand New.


Television TypeLCD Flat Panel
Screen Size (inches)52"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power20W
Number of HDMI Inputs7
Number of USB PortsUSB 1.1: 1 (Rear), USB 2.0: 1 (Side)
Input ConnectorsAC Power Input: 1 (Rear), Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 3 (1 Side/2 Rear), Analog Audio Input(s) for HDMI™: 1 (Rear), Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 2 (Rear) (1 fixed/1 selectable), Composite Video Input(s): 2 (1 Side/1 Rear - selectable), HDMI™ PC Input, PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini): 1 (Side), RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Rear), S-Video Input(s): 1 (Side)
Output ConnectorsAudio Out: 1 (Rear), Audio Out (Variable/Fixed): 1 (Rear), Digital Audio Output(s): Optical Digital Output - 1 (Rear)
Width (inches)49"
Panel Depth (inches)3.375"


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