Protective Skin Glass: The LG Plasma TV's Protective Skin Glass delivers
significant glass durability and safety, along with superior picture clarity.
Triple XD Engine: The LG PA6500 series Plasma TV utilizes LG's
exclusive Triple XD Engine video processing system for optimum picture quality.
The Triple XD Engine delivers a dynamic contrast ratio of 3,000,000:1 for
stunning colors and deep blacks, so the TV's images are crisp, rich, and
600Hz Max Sub Field Driving: The television's 600Hz refresh
rate virtually eliminates motion blur for an incredible viewing experience of
fact action sports, movies, and video games.
HDTV Tuner: The TV has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and
Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive
and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
1080p Video Resolution: The LG PA6500 series Plasma TV has a
display resolution of 1920 x 1080. All of the television's video inputs are
1920 x 1080 (1080p); regardless of input signal. The LG Plasma HDTV features HDMI, Component, and
Composite video inputs.
- HDMI (v1.3): The three HDMI inputs can be used to connect a DVD player, Blu-ray player, or
satellite/cable box with an HDMI output. The HDMI 2 input can also be used
to connect a device with a DVI output (a DVI-to-HDMI adapter cable is
necessary). If a DVI-equipped device is used, a separate audio cable will
also be needed from the device to the "PC/DVI Audio In" 3.5mm stereo audio
jack. No audio cables are needed for an HDMI-equipped device. The HDMI jack
will accept 1080p (60/24Hz), 1080i, 720p, and 480p video signals; as well as
support Deep Color, and x.v.Color. The television's HDMI inputs do not accept 480i video
- Component Video: The two Component Video input swill
accept 1080p (60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
- Composite: The component video 2 input can also be used
as a composite video input and will accept 480i
Picture Size (Aspect Ratio): You can select a different aspect ratio depending on input source (analog
broadcasting, digital broadcasting, video input).
- 16:9: Resizes the image ratio to fit 16:9 screen.
- Just Scan: Displays high-quality image without loss. Only
available in DTV, HDMI, or Component (over 720p) mode).
- Set by Program: Depending on the input signal, screen aspect
ratio changes to 4:3 or 16:9.
- 4:3: Resizes the image ratio to fit 4:3 screen.
- Zoom: Resizes the image to fit the screen width. The top and
bottom parts of the image may be cut off.
- Cinema Zoom: Formats an image to the cinemascope ratio (2.35:1)
and zooms in on the ratio.
Picture Wizard II
(Picture Control): This feature lets you adjust the picture quality of
the original image. The LG PA6500 series TV's Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture
Calibration) offers self-calibration with on-screen reference points for key
picture quality elements such as black level, color, tint, sharpness and
backlight levels. This feature takes the guesswork out of picture adjustments.
Picture Modes: The LG Plasma TV provides auto, preset, and
manual adjustment of the television's picture settings.
- Intelligent Sensor: Let the TV do the adjustments for
you. Intelligent Sensor automatically optimizes the picture to the lighting
and color conditions in the room for a more enjoyable viewing experience.
The LG Plasma TV's Intelligent Sensor automatically optimizes the picture
to the lighting and color conditions in the room for a more enjoyable
viewing experience. Unlike other sensors which can only sense brightness of
ambient light, LG's "Intelligent Sensor" uses 4,096 sensing steps to
evaluate its surroundings. Using a sophisticated algorithm, the LG processes
picture quality elements including brightness, contrast, color, sharpness
and white balance. The result is a picture optimized for its surroundings,
more pleasing to watch and which can also save up to 50% in power
- Presets: Easy to use factory presets for picture mode
settings include APS (maximizes
video images while reducing power consumption, without hurting picture
quality), Standard (provides optimum viewing for general use), Vivid
(maximizes the effect of the video by strengthening the
contrast/brightness/color/sharpness), Cinema (optimizes video for watching
videos), Game (provides fast response speed for fast gaming system).
- User Adjustment: This mode allows you to adjust the
video quality settings manually. Contrast (increase or decrease the
gradient of the video signal), Brightness (adjusts the base level of the
signal in the picture), Sharpness (adjusts the level of crispness in the
edges between the light and dark areas of the picture), Color (adjusts
intensity of all colors), Tint (adjusts the balance between red and green
levels), Color Temp (set to warm to enhance hotter colors such as red, or
set to cool to enhance cooler colors such as blue).
- Expert Mode: The LG Plasma TV is ISFccc Ready and
contains the detailed standards necessary for professional calibration of
brightness, contrast, tint, sharpness, color levels and much more to meet
local lighting conditions for both day and nighttime viewing. Settings are
added to preset Expert 1/2 modes for easy access from your LG remote.
Picture Improvement Technology (Advanced Control): Advanced
Control allows you to adjust some of the advanced video features of the LG
- Dynamic Contrast: Adjusts the contrast to keep it at
the best level according to the brightness of the screen. The picture is
improved by making bright parts brighter and dark parts darker.
- Preferred Color: Set the Skin, Grass, and Sky color
- Super Resolution: Provides a crystal-clear picture by
impr0ving the details in an area that has a blurry or unclear picture.
- Gamma: You can adjust the brightness of dark areas and
middle gray level areas of the picture.
- Color Gamut: Maximizes the utilization of colors to
increase color quality.
- Edge Enhancer: Shows clearer and distinctive, yet
natural edges of the video.
Additional Picture Options: Additional picture options
- Black Level: Sets the black level of the screen to the
- Noise Reduction: Reduces screen noise without
compromising video quality.
- Film Mode: Makes video clips recorded in a film look
more natural by eliminating judder effect.
Image Sticking Minimization (ISM): A frozen still picture
displayed on the screen for prolonged periods can result in a ghost image. The
TV's ISM prevents images from sticking or removes ghost images. There are 3 ISM
- Normal: If image sticking is never a problem, ISM is
not necessary - set to Normal.
- Orbiter: Orbiter may help prevent ghost images.
However, it is best not to allow any fixed image to remain on the screen. To
avoid a ghost image on the screen, the image will move every 2 minutes.
- Color Wash: The color block with the screen moved a
little and the white pattern are alternately displayed. It is difficult to
see the after image on all colors. Once it has been corrected it will not be
visible in any color.
Virtual Surround: Infinite Surround is a patented LG proprietary sound processing technology that
delivers immersive 5.1 surround sound with just two front speakers.
Sound Modes: Sound Mode lets you enjoy the best sound
without any special adjustment using factory presets. Standard, Music, Cinema,
Sport, and Game are preset for optimum sound quality.
Tone Control: You can adjust the TV's Bass & Treble output.
Clear Voice II: Clear Voice II
enhances and amplifies the frequency range of the human voice to help keep
dialogue audible when background noise swells.
Auto Volume: Auto Volume makes sure that the volume level remains
consistent whether you are watching a commercial or a regular TV program.
Because each broadcasting station has its own signal conditions,
volume adjustment may be needed every time the channel is changed. This feature
allows users to enjoy stable volume levels by making automatic adjustments for
Screen Off: You can turn the screen off and only sound is played
through the television's speakers.
Digital Audio Output: The optical digital output
terminal will output Dolby Digital (when available) or 2 channel PCM. The
digital optical output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital
when receiving Dolby Digital surround sound from a digital broadcast channel
through the TV tuner. The optical digital audio output will
only output in 2ch stereo from sources connected to the television via HDMI,
RCA, or USB.
USB Port: The television features a USB (type-A) port for
playback of video (MPEG/MKV/DivX/AVI/WMV), still image (JPEG) and music (MP3) files
stored on a connected USB memory device. The television can support USB external
hard disc drives (up to 1TB) and USB mass storage class devices (up to 32GB).
You can connect up to 4 USB storage devices at a time to the USB input. The USB
storage devices must be formatted as FAT 32 or NTFS file system.
||File Type: MPEG,
MKV, DivX, AVI, Motion JPEG, WMV
Maximum Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Maximum Bit Rate: 20 Mbps
Baseline Resolution: 64 x 64 to 15360 x 8640
Progressive Resolution: 64 x 64 to 1920 x 1440
Bit Rate: 32-320 kbps
Sampling Rate: 8, 11.025, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1,
Slideshow w/ Background Music: The LG television lets you
watch a slideshow of your photos (JPEG) while listening to background music
(MP3) from an inserted USB device.
PC-Compatible: This unit has a rear-panel 15-pin D-Sub (RGB)
input that allows you to use it as a high-resolution computer monitor. This
input consists of a stereo minijack and an analog RGB (D-Sub 15-pin) jack. This
jack allows you to connect a personal computer with a D-Sub 15-pin output. When
using the RGB (D-Sub 15-pin) jack, you must use the PC Audio 3.5mm input for
your audio connection. The HDMI 2 input can also be used with a computer. The TV
can be set to automatically adjust to the video signals received, or you can use
the setup menu to adjust the screen's Position, Size, and Phase. The LG Plasma
TV provides an optimal PC resolution of 1920 x 1080p (60Hz).
Software Update: You can update the TV with the latest
software to enhance the product operation and/or add new features via the TV's
USB port. Visit LG's
Support Site for the latest firmware/software updates.
AV Modes: AV Mode is three preset picture and audio settings.
It allows the viewer to quickly switch between common audio/video settings. It
includes Cinema, Sports, and Game Modes. With AV Mode, you can easily select from one of three picture modes; Cinema
(optimized for movies), Games (optimized for gaming), or Off (optimized for
to enjoy an optimized picture and sound experience.
Favorite Channels: Favorite Channels are a convenient
feature that lets you quickly select channels of your choice without waiting for
the TV to search through all the in-between channels. You can check which
channels are stored in the memory by displaying the favorite channel list.
Input Label List: The LG HDTV will only display inputs which are
connected to the television. You can select from preset names to label each
Analog/Digital Caption Modes: Analog and Digital Captions are provided to help the
hearing impaired watch TV. Select a caption mode for displaying captioning
information if provided on a program. Analog caption displays information at any
position on the screen and is usually the program's dialog. Caption/Text, if
provided by the broadcaster, would be available for both digital and analog
channels on the Antenna/Cable. This TV is programmed to memorize the
caption/text mode which was last set when you turned the power off.
Picture/Sound Test: This function is a customer support
function that can execute picture and sound tests.
Parental Control: Parental Control can be used to block
specific channels, ratings, and other viewing sources (external input block).
The Parental Control Function is used to block program viewing based on
the ratings sent by the broadcasting station. The default setting is to allow
all programs to be viewed. Viewing can be blocked by choosing the type of the
program and the categories. It is also possible block a specific channel. The Parental Control function is protected by a 4-digit user
ENERGY STAR Certified: Earning the ENERGY STAR means a
product meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental
Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. For TVs, it means they save
energy both in Standby and On modes. ENERGY STAR qualified TVs use about 30%
less energy than standard units.
Timers: The Plasma TV employs On, Off, and Sleep Timer
- Auto On/Off: You can program the television to turn On
and turn Off at a certain time. You can set the On and Off timer to Daily,
Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, Sat-Sun, or Once. You can also set the input, channel, and
volume level for the On Timer. If you do not press any button within 2 hours
after the TV turns on with the On Timer, the TV will automatically revert
back to standby mode.
- Sleep Timer: The Sleep Timer turns the TV off at the
preset time (10, 20, 30, 60, 90, 120, 180, or 240 minutes).
IR Remote Control: The supplied remote control is designed to only
operate the LG Plasma television and SIMPLINK connected components. The numeric
keypad, volume up/down, channel up/down, and input buttons are glow-in-the-dark.
SIMPLINK: SIMPLINK allows you to control and play other
LG AV devices connected with HDMI cable without additional cables and settings,
from the television's remote control. SIMPLINK provides the following remote
- Sync Power On:
When the equipment
with SIMPLINK function connected HDMI terminal starts to play, The TV will
automatically turn on.
- Direct Play:
After connecting AV
devices to the TV, you can directly control the devices and play media
without additional settings.
- Select AV Device:
Enables you to
select one of the AV devices connected to the TV.
Playback: Control playback of
connected Blu-ray and DVD players.
- Switch Audio-Out: Offers an easy way
to switch audio-out.
- Power Off All Devices:
When you power off
the TV, all connected devices are turned off.
Note: To operate SIMPLINK, an HDMI cable over
Version 1.3 with CEC function should be used. This TV may work with devices
with HDMI-CEC support, but only devices with the "SIMPLINK" logo are fully
RS-232C Port (Control & Service): The RS-232C on this TV is
intended to be used with third party RS-232C control hardware and software. The
RS-232C port allows you connect the RS-232C input jack to an external control
device (such as a computer or an A/V control system) to control the TV's
Pedestal Stand: The TV is shipped with a pedestal stand
unattached; assembly is required using the supplied hardware. The tabletop stand
allows the television to swivel 20° left or right. The television weighs 63.4
lbs with the stand.
Wall Mounting: The
pedestal stand can be removed to wall-mount the television with and optional
bracket (sold separately). The TV has four threaded inserts on the back for use
with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes is 400mm
horizontal x 400mm vertical. The threaded inserts require 6mm machine screws
(not supplied). The television weighs 58.2 lbs without the stand.
Note: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with
optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and
4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.
Detachable AC Power Cord: The television includes a
detachable 5' AC power cord which plugs into the rear-panel of the TV. The AC
cord protrudes 0.25" from the rear-panel of the television (already accounted
for in overall depth of TV). The power cord is fitted with a straight AC plug
that sits 2.0625" from the wall.