52" Diamond-Series 1080p LCD HDTV with integrated 18-speaker surround system and VUDU movie streaming
Item #: 690LT52249
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Original Price: $2,499.99
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Item #: 690LT52249
This item is no longer available.
Original Price: $2,499.99
The LT-52249 is Mitsubishi's top 52" TV; it's part of their flagship Diamond series. Superb picture quality is a given, as is the surprisingly spacious sound generated by the 18-speaker system concealed in the slim panel beneath the screen. Imagine enjoying surround sound effects on TV shows, movies and video games without the need for rear speakers. Another capability that will expand your home theater options is built-in access to the VUDU Internet movie streaming service.
Movie fans love the ability to stream movies from the Internet, and VUDU's on-demand service leads the way in quantity and quality. Choose from over 16,000 titles over 2,200 are in high-definition, many with 1080p picture quality and 5.1-channel sound. Once the LT-52249 is connected to your high-speed Internet service, you simply activate your VUDU account and start streaming movies straight to your TV. With no subscriptions, mail-in envelopes, or store visits to contend with, every night can be your "movie night."
Mitsubishi's best Unisen system uses 18 built-in speakers plus advanced digital processing to create a wraparound soundstage. The array of small speakers precisely beams sounds off your walls. Rear-channel effects are placed behind and to the sides of viewers, and front-channel sounds are delayed slightly so that everything arrives at your ears at exactly the right time. The LT-52249 includes a calibration microphone to help you dial in the sound for your specific room. For true full-range sound, simply connect the TV's subwoofer output to a powered sub.
Diamond-series TVs feature Smooth240 anti-blur technology, which combines 120Hz processing with "backlight scanning" to ensure that video motion always looks smooth and clear. To fine-tune the way on-screen motion looks, the LT-52249 lets you adjust the amount of "anti-judder" processing, so that movie scenes look fluid while retaining the richness of film. High-quality video sources look amazing on this set, and standard-definition video looks surprisingly good as well, thanks to powerful 18-bit video processing.
The TV's versatile set of connections includes four 1080p-compatible HDMI inputs, so you can hook up the latest Blu-ray players, HD DVRs, and video game consoles. Along with two component video inputs in back, there's also a side component input for easy hookup of an HD camcorder. There are three USB ports two in back and one on the side making it convenient to view your digital photos.
|Screen Resolution (pixels)||1920 x 1080|
|Screen Refresh Rate||120 Hz|
|Backlighting Type||Wide-range Fluorescent|
|Instant Internet Movie Streaming||Yes|
|Picture In Picture||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Type of Warranty Service||In-home|
|Total Video Inputs||7|
|Component Video Inputs||3|
|Composite Video Inputs||0|
|Optical Digital Audio Output||None|
|Coaxial Digital Audio Output||None|
|Analog Audio Output||
|Estimated Yearly Electricity Use (EnergyGuide)||Not Given|
|Estimated Yearly Energy Cost (EnergyGuide)||Not Given|
|Dimensions & Mounting Information|
|Height with Stand (inches)||34-3/8|
|Height without Stand (inches)||33-1/8|
|Depth with Stand (inches)||12-7/8|
|Depth without Stand (inches)||3-5/8|
|Stand Width (inches)||21-1/2|
|Weight with Stand||85.1 lbs|
|Weight without Stand||Not available|
|Wall Bracket Included||No|
|Pedestal Stand||Assembly required|
Integrated HDTV Tuner: The widescreen Mitsubishi LCD TV has an internal HDTV tuner able to receive both over-the-air HDTV broadcasts (via an antenna) and non-encrypted digital cable broadcasts, including non-encrypted HDTV cable programming.
10-Bit, 1080p High-Definition LCD Display: The Mitsubishi Diamond 249 series LCD Flat Panel HDTV features an 10-bit, full 1920 x 1080 LCD panel so you get a true 1080p picture without any scaling from a 1080p source. All non-1080p images input into the television will be up-converted and also displayed at 1080p. The television's four HDMI inputs will accept video signals from 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p (24Hz, 30Hz, and 60Hz) sources; while its three HD component video inputs will accept video signals from 480i 480p, 720p, and 1080i sources.
Plush 1080p 5G with 18-Bit Digital Video Processing: Mitsubishi developed the Plush 1080p technology so that everything you watch looks better on the 1080p HDTV. It uses 18-bit video processing to reformat 720p and 1080i HDTV signals in order to fill the TV's native resolution 1080p screen with a sharp, clear picture. Plush 1080p scales and converts the picture precisely with minimal side effects, achieving greater detail and clarity.
Variable Smooth 240Hz Film Motion: Variable Smooth240Hz Film Motion makes fast-moving images appear smoother and more fluid, free from motion blur. It does this by doubling the traditional progressive scan frame rate and creates new frames of video between the tradition frames, along with backlight scanning, to create smoother moving images. Variable Smooth240Hz Film Motion also smoothes film judder (image vibration) that may be present in film-based content such as movies.
Video Noise Reduction: Mitsubishi's exclusive Video Noise Reduction system uses advanced algorithms to better identify video noise from fine detail and correct the signal rather that distort it. The advanced Video Noise Reduction system corrects the image in four dimensions - horizontally, vertical, within each frame and across multiple frames to provide and image that is crystal clear and very detailed.
SharpEdge: The SharpEdge signal processing system enhances horizontal and vertical edges for stunning picture precision. SharpEdge senses the vertical boundary and amplifies it while minimizing distortion. The end result is crisp and sharp edges.
DeepField Imager: The DeepField Imager feature constantly adjusts brightness and contrast for optimum settings in all areas of the picture. It can even optimize complex scenes containing both dark and bright areas. DeepField Imager analyzes 135 sectors of the picture in real time, while determining the optimum blend of contrast and brightness settings for the picture using advanced algorithms. Based on its picture analysis it dynamically adjusts for areas that are too high or low in contrast and/or too dark or bright and displays the best balanced picture in every scene.
6-Color Processor: Mitsubishi's 6-Color Processor produces brighter colors, a wider range of colors and white whites.
PerfectColor: PerfectColor is another exclusive Mitsubishi feature that gives you the ability to adjust the intensity of six separate colors (Magenta, Red, Yellow, Green, Cyan, Blue) independently of each other and separately for every input. PerfectColor is a full color matrix, much more powerful than a conventional color intensity control with only red versus green color balance.
PerfectTint: PerfectTint provides the ability to adjust the tint of the six separate colors (Magenta, Red, Yellow, Green, Cyan, Blue) independently of each other and separately for every input. PerfectTint is much more powerful than conventional color tint control, which can only shift the tint of all colors at the same time.
xvColor System: x.v.Color is the new standard in high definition color. The television's x.v.Color Wide Color Palette enables up to 80% more color than standard HDTV for increased realism and vivid, natural colors when connected to an x.v.Color enabled video source.
Deep Color Technology: Deep Color creates smooth transitions between different shades and eliminates color bands and complements the x.v.Color system's wide color pallet. Enabled by HDMI 1.3, Deep Color goes beyond previous 8-bit HDTV.
High Definition Video Inputs: The TV features the following HD video inputs.
Side Panel A/V Inputs: The TV is equipped with a side panel component video input, along with analog L/R audio. Composite video can also be connected to the Video/Y jack of the component input.
TV Display Formats: The TV offers the following TV display formats to choose from:
Stretch Plus: Similar to the Stretch format, but to minimize distortions on the side, the picture is expanded to crop off portion of the top and bottom. This mode is available for 480i, 480p and SD 4:3 signals only.
Picture Mode: Picture Mode allows you to optimize the image for different lighting conditions. You can choose from the following Picture Modes:
Picture Settings: In additions to the four Picture Modes, the TV offers the following custom picture settings:
Film Mode: Using this feature, the television automatically detects and applies film-decoding correction to movies filmed at 24 frames per seconds.
Special Advance ISF Modes: The Mitsubishi LCD HDTV offers advance ISF picture modes (Day/Night). This mode allows you to save highly customized picture adjustments for each input for daytime and nighttime viewing.
Note: Mitsubishi recommends a professional installer make these adjustments.
18 Speaker Integrated Sound Projector: The Diamond 249 Series LCD TV comes equipped with an 18 speaker, Integrated Sound Projector with Dual Driver Extended Range Sound so you can enjoy concert sound quality without the need for separate components or speakers. Sound Projector technology uses the TV's bank of 16 speakers, plus dual subwoofer drivers to create a simulated surround sound effect be reflecting sound off walls. Sound Projector lets you customize the effect to match your room dimensions and layout. You can customize the following parameters.
Note: To get the full benefit of the TV's Sound Projector, the television must be connected to a source input providing digital surround sound. The TV can receive digital surround sound from its HDMI inputs or digital coaxial inputs.
Auto Setup Calibration: The TV's auto speaker setup uses a calibration microphone (supplied) to optimize the television's Sound Projector performance for most room conditions. The microphone should be placed on a level surface (preferably a tripod) at ear height at least six feet from the TV. Be sure the height of the microphone is within three fee of the TV speaker height and it is centered with the television. If the room is very large or has many obstacles affecting the sound beams, you may wish to try the television's manual setup, which is done without the microphone (see above).
Surround Settings: The television features the following surround speaker settings.
Audio Settings: The television features independent Bass, Treble, and Balance settings.
Level Sound: Level Sound automatically equalizes the volume level when there are significant sound-level differences between program segments, such as between regular programming and commercials.
Audio Connections: The television is equipped with the following rear-panel analog and digital audio connections.
Note: Analog audio from analog channels and devices is converted by the TV to PCM digital audio.
Audio Only Screensaver: This feature displays a random screensaver pattern while playing an audio-only device.
VUDU Integrated 1080p Video: The Mitsubishi Diamond 249 Series LCD TV includes VUDU integrated 1080p video, so you can stream movies and TV shows from the internet for enjoyment on your television through the TV's Ethernet (LAN) port and your home network. VUDU offers the largest on-demand HD movie selection anywhere, featuring full 1080p and 5.1 surround sound. VUDU allows you to enjoy movies with no store visits, no mailing, no late fees, and no subscriptions. This TV's built-in VUDU capabilities allow you to access your own personal home video store right on your TV. VUDU's service offers you the following:
Note: Visit www.VUDU.com to learn more about available titles, prices, recommended bandwidth, and services offered. At the time of this writing, VUDU requires an internet bandwidth of 4.0 Mbps or higher for instant HD video and 2.0 Mbps or higher for instant SD video. These specifications are subject to change.
LAN: Use the Ethernet (LAN) jack for streaming internet video to the TV through VUDU.com.
PC Compatible: The television can be used as a computer monitor and connected to your PC via one of the TV's four HDMI inputs using an HDMI cable, DVI-to-HDMI cable, or an HDMI cable with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter. You will also need to connect the DVI/PC Stereo RCA Audio input of the TV to your computer for sound. You can adjust the horizontal and vertical position of the computer image. The television supports the following PC video formats from 640 x 480 to 1920 x 1080 - VGA, W-VGA, SVGA, W-SVGA, XGA, SXGA, WXGA, PC 720p and PC 1080p.
USB Port: The television features one side panel USB port (type-A) and two rear panel USB ports (type-A).
Note: The TV can read JPEG files as created by your digital camera. If you edit a picture file on a computer and resave the image, the television may be unable to read the resaved file.
Thin Frame Design: The Mitsubishi Diamond 249 series LCD TVs incorporate a super thin frame that delivers more picture in a smaller space than ever before. The thin high-gloss black frame accents the television's sleek, low profile, modern design.
Easy Connect: The TV's Easy Connect feature automatically recognizes when you plug in an input and prompts you to assign a name to it. The TV ignores any unused inputs, so the result is an uncluttered Input Selection menu where you can easily find and select connected devices by name.
ChannelView: ChannelView shows memorized channels on the antenna input. It displays digital channel names and program information as sent by broadcasters or your local cable service providers (may be incomplete). No program information is displayed for analog channels.
Closed Captioning: The television features both analog and digital closed captioning:
TV Lock: The TV Lock menu give you control over different types of parental controls. You must create and use a custom pass code to open this menu to enable or disable the lock options. The parental controls available are as follows:
TV Timer: The TV Timer feature allows you to set a day and time for the TV to turn on automatically and the device and channel to display when it switches on. If the TV is already on at the requested time, the TV still automatically tunes to the channel you designated in the Timer menu. You can select a Daily timer, Mon-Friday timer or individual days of the week.
Sleep Timer: The TV's Sleep Timer can be set to 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
Energy Mode: The Energy Mode option lets you select the TV's level of power consumption while the TV is turned off. You can choose between either Standard or Fast Power On. The Standard setting uses less energy, but the TV takes longer to power up.
Multi-Brand Remote: The television comes supplied with a multi-brand IR remote control. The remote is pre-coded to operate Mitsubishi and other manufacture's components such as Cable Boxes, DTV Receivers, Satellite Receivers, VCRs, DVR, Laser Disc Players, DVD Players/Recorders, DVRs, A/V Receivers, Audio Amplifiers, and CD players.
NetCommand with IR Learning: The Mitsubishi 249 series HDTV offers a new level networking that seamlessly integrates selected older A/V products with new and future digital products. NetCommand supports IR (Infrared) control of products such as VCRs, DVD players, cable boxes, and satellite receivers. NetCommand can "learn" remote control signals directly from many devices, allowing you to create a customize NetCommand-controlled home theater system. The necessary IR emitter cables are available for purchase separately from Mitsubishi.
HDMI Control: Many new HDMI devices have a feature called Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) or HDMI Control. HDMI Control allows one device, such as this TV, to control other devices, such as an AV/ receiver or DVD player.
Note: Each manufacturer chooses which CEC functions to support so it is difficult to predict which devices and features are compatible with Mitsubishi's HDMI Control. You may find that CEC functions for a specific device are limited.
RS-232C: Use the RS-232C interface to receive control signals from compatible home-theater control devices. See www.mitsubishi-tv.com for a list of control signals for this interface.
Removable Stand: The Mitsubishi LCD HDTV comes with an unattached pedestal base. The stand can be attached using the supplied hardware.
Optional Wall Mount Brackets: The stand can be removed, allowing you to wall-mount the TV using an optional wall-mount bracket. The TV has 4 threaded screw holes with a horizontal spacing of 200mm and a vertical spacing of 200mm. The screw holes all accept M6 (6mm) screws.
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