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Sony 55" BRAVIA EX500 Series Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV - KDL-55EX500

Abt Model: KDL55EX500 | UPC Code: 027242784932
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Sony 55" BRAVIA EX500 Series Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV, Model KDL55EX500

Experience Full HD 1080p, incredible contrast and sharp, vibrant images with the Sony® BRAVIA EX500-Series HDTV. Features incredible motion performance so you enjoy crisp, fluid motion during fast-action scenes plus LightSensor™ Technology that automatically adjusts brightness based on a room’s lighting.


  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
    Experience Full HD 1080p picture quality, the highest at-home resolution, and take full advantage of HD sources like a Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation®3 gaming console via the 16:9 wide screen panel (1920 x 1080)
  • Motionflow™ 120Hz Technology
    Experience smooth motion detail and clarity with Motionflow™ 120Hz technology. Motionflow™ 120Hz technology doubles the frame rate from the standard 60 frames per second and applies Image Blur Reduction technology to deliver a crisp, fluid and realistic viewing experience during fast-action scenes
  • BRAVIA Engine™ 2
    Enjoy sharp, vibrant, life-like images while optimizing color & contrast and significantly reducing noise with the BRAVIA Engine™ 2 fully digital processor
  • Ambient Sensor
    Get a natural looking picture whether you are watching movies late at night or playing video games during the day with an Ambient Sensor that automatically adjusts the picture color based on a room's lighting
  • LightSensor™ Technolog
    Automatically increase or decrease the level of brightness of your TV's backlight based on a room's lighting conditions with the integrated LightSensor™ technology. Dim the lights to watch a movie and the sensor dims the backlight, which also helps reduce unnecessary power consumption
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ Capable
    Conveniently operate and control other BRAVIA® Sync™ compatible devices - including BRAVIA® HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ Players, surround sound systems, Handycam® camcorders and Cyber-shot® digital still cameras, all with one remote control
  • USB Input
    Share your photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite music. Simply connect your digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to your HDTV's USB input
  • 7 HD Inputs
    Get versatile HD connection options with seven HD inputs, including four HDMI™ inputs to connect a Blu-ray Disc™ player, PlayStation®3 gaming console or any other HDMI-capable equipment. Two HD component inputs provide added HD-capable connectivity in addition a PC input (HD-15 pin) lets you use your HDTV as a computer monitor



  • Audio Power Output: 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker Configuration: 2
  • Speakers (Total): 2
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
  • 5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
  • Audio Out: Fixed
  • Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
  • Auto SAP: Yes
  • Clear Voice: Yes
  • Dolby®: Dolby® Digital
  • Invisible Speaker (w/Sound Elevation): Yes
  • Sound Mode: Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
  • SteadySound® Automatic Volume Control: Yes
  • Stereo System: MTS
  • Surround Effect: Cinema, Music, Live Sports, Game


  • Ambient Sensor: Yes
  • Auto Photo Mode: via USB
  • Auto Picture Setting w/ HDMI™: Cinema, Photo, Graphics, Game
  • Auto Shut-off: Yes
  • 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
  • Favorites (Simple UI): Yes
  • ID-1 Detection: Yes
  • Info Banner: PSIP, XDS
  • Input Skip: Manual
  • Label Inputs: Yes
  • Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
  • On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
  • PIP (Picture in Picture): PC Input(HD15/HDMI) & TV Channel/CVBS/(HDMI)/(Component)
  • Parental Control: Yes
  • Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode: Yes
  • Program Block: Yes
  • Scene Select: Auto, Cinema, Sports, Photo, Music, Game, Graphics, General
  • Short Banner: Yes
  • Show/Hide Channels: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Stand Swivel: Yes
  • Stand Swivel Range: Left 20°/Right 20°
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display: Yes
  • Theatre Mode (Theatre Button): Yes
  • USB Application(s): Photo Viewer (jpeg), Music Player (mp3), Video Player (mpeg1), Video Player (mpeg2 TS)
  • USB Player: Yes
  • White Balance: RGB Gain/Bias


  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Display Resolution: Full HD 1080(1920x1080)
  • Screen Size (cm): 138.8cm
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally): 54.6"
  • 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
  • Estimated Annual Energy Consumption (kWh): 305.0 kWh
  • Idle TV Standby: Yes
  • Power Consumption (On Mode) for Energy Star: 166.0W
  • Power Consumption (Standby Mode) for Energy Star: 0.23W
  • Power Saving Modes: Yes


  • Closed Captions (CC): Analog, Digital
  • Finish (Surface Color): PianoBlack
  • HDMI™ InstaPort: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • AC Power Input: 1 (Rear) Pigtail
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 4 (1 Side / 3 Rear)
  • Audio Out: 1(Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 2 (Rear) (1 fixed/1 selectable)
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2 (1 Side/1 Rear)
  • Digital Audio Output(s): Optical Digital Output - 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total): 4 (2 Side/2 Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input: Yes
  • PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini): 1 (Rear)
  • RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Rear)
  • USB 2.0: 1(Side)


  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max.: 315W Max
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): Less than 0.23W (AC120V), Less than 0.4W (AC240V)
  • Power Requirements (frequency): 60Hz
  • Power Requirements (voltage): AC 120V

Recycled & Recyclable Materials

  • Packaging Materials: Recycled Carton (more than 20%)
  • Printed Materials: FSC Certified
  • Product Materials: Recycled Plastic

Regulation and Standard Compliance

  • VESA® Hole Pitch: 400x300 (55")
  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible: Yes

TV System

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


  • 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
  • Cinema Mode: Yes
  • Live Color™ Technology: Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Motionflow™ Technology: 120Hz
  • Picture Mode: Vivid, Standard, Custom
  • Video Processing: BRAVIA Engine 2™ Technology
  • Wide Mode: Normal, Zoom, Wide Zoom, Full (Full1-2 for PC)

What's In The Box:

  • Sony 55” HDTV (KDL-55EX500)
  • Remote Control (RM-YD034)
  • Screws (for pedestal (M5X16, 4 screws) + Neck (M5X16 , 4 Screws) Total 8 pcs)
  • Warranty Card
  • Batteries (Type AAA x2)
  • Operating Instructions
  • Table Top Stand (separate, assembly required)
  • AC Power Cord (attached)
  • Quick Setup Guide

Approximate Dimensions:

  • With Stand
    • Height: 32-7/8"
    • Width: 52-1/4"
    • Depth: 13-7/8"
  • Without Stand
    • Height: 31-3/8"
    • Width: 52-1/4"
    • Depth: 4-1/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • With Stand: 67.7 lbs
  • Without Stand: 58.9 lbs
  • Shipping: 80 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor


  1. Works with other BRAVIA® Sync or Theatre Sync™ labeled home audio/video products when connected via HDMI™ interface
  2. USB device must be formatted FAT-32
  3. Limited to resolutions supported by both the PC and the Sony TV. See Sony TV user’s manual and PC documentation for supported resolutions
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Key Features
Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) Resolution/ Motionflow 120Hz Technology/ BRAVIA Engine 2/ Ambient Sensor/ LightSensor Technology/ BRAVIA Sync Capable/ USB Input/ BRAVIA Sync Compatible/ SteadySound Automatic Volume Control/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/QAM Tuners/ 24p True Cinema Technology/ 3D Comb Filter/ Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE)/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony KDL-55EX500 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony KDL-55EX500 is Brand New.
  • The Sony KDL-55EX500 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
Television TypeLCD
Screen Size (inches)55"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Refresh Rate120Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power20W
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs4
Number of USB PortsYes
Input Connectors4 Analog Audio, 2 Composite Video, 2 Component Video, 4 HDMI, 1 PC
Output Connectors1 Analog Audio, 1 Digital Audio
Width (inches)52.25"
Height (inches)31.325"
Panel Depth (inches)4.125"


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