Panasonic LCD TV 2010 Series Review, Users Manual, Guide, Operating Instructions
Panasonic in 2010 produced various types of LCD HDTVs, all of them will be compared and reviewed in this article. There are 7 series on US and Canadian market with 13 models total. Panasonic manufactures 2 series of LED LCD TVs and 5 series with CCFL or EEFL LCD Backlight. All LCD HDTVs series and models are grouped in a single comparison table and could be downloaded and viewed as
Panasonic D2 1080p Series with LED LCD Backlight
This is a High-End line of the Panasonic LCD HDTVs, which include all the latest technologies in LCD HDTV manufacturing with Panasonic TC-L42D2 42" and Panasonic TC-L37D2 37" screens. These models use top IPS panels with 178° viewing angles, LED Backlight providing fantastic dynamic contrast level at 2,000,000:1, includes 120 Hz (Motion Picture Pro 4) refresh mode and 24p Smooth Film mode for pure cinema FPS sources from Blu-Ray players. Panasonic TC-L42D2 42" and Panasonic TC-L37D2 37" models could connect up to 3 HDMI devices, up to 2 composite video signal sources, 1 PC with D-SUB connection and 1 component (Y, PB, PR) signal device. All models of D2 series works with VIERA Link™ and has special dock for iPod connection, show JPEG images via VIERA IMAGE VIEWER, supports special Game Mode. On-board audio system is the standard for most of Panasonic LCD HDTVs and includes full-range 20W stereo speakers with surround mode support. For Home Theatres user could connect their system to 5.1 ch Panasonic HDTV digital output. So, the user of the Panasonic D2 LED LCD HDTV could satisfy all their requirements for the modern LED LCD TV.
In the lower price range for LCD televisions with LED backlighting Panasonic introduced the model of Panasonic TC-42LD24. In this model lacks some digital technology, such as "Motion Focus Technology" and 120 Hz mode, as well as a port for your iPod. In other characteristics TC-42LD24 are the same as for the top TV models in the LED series.
Panasonic U25 1080p Series with EEFL LCD Backlight
Proceed to consider models of LCD TVs in fluorescent backlighting. And as the best model in this category, the model of Panasonic TC-L42U25. This 42 inch Full HD TV resolution uses modern EEFL backlight design which significantly increases the life of the lamp, which positively affects the quality of the picture image. Panasonic engineers have used in this model, proprietary technology "Motion Focus Technology", as well as the mode 120Hz "Motion Picture Pro 4. Using EFFL backlight sharply reduced the value of dynamic contrast to 20.000:1 compared with LED backlighting, but, nevertheless, the price of the product was much lower. Compared with the previous two series LCD LED TVs, Panasonic TC-L42U25 does not include a convenient screen rotation feature("Swivel Angle").
Panasonic U22 1080p Series with EEFL and CCFL LCD Backlight
More economical than a series of U25, is a U22 series. It includes 3 TVs models: Panasonic TC-L42U22, Panasonic TC-L37U22, and the Panasonic TC-L32U22. The best characteristics are 42 and 37 inch model Panasonic TC-L42U22 and Panasonic TC-L37U22 - in these models is also used high-quality EEFL backlighting. In all three U22 models engineers removed the specialized support of "Game Mode", dynamic contrast is 20.000:1, the type of panel - IPS. And only in the model Panasonic TC-L32U22 there is a difference in the type of backlight used - CCFL.
Panasonic X2 720p Series with EEFL and CCFL LCD Backlight
Next, consider the model Panasonic TV series X2 supporting resolution 720p HD Ready. The series includes the following models - Panasonic TC-L37X2, Panasonic TC-L32X2, Panasonic TC-L22X2. In all models, a series of X2 Panasonic has maintained support for communication with the iPod multimedia player, as well as enhanced support for "Game Mode". 37 inch Panasonic TC-L37X2 and 32 inch Panasonic TC-L32X2 maintain the same level of dynamic contrast 20.000:1, and built on the IPS panels. TV Panasonic TC-L37X2 uses backlighting with EEFL lamps, Panasonic TC-L32X2 uses CCFL lamps. The most cost-TV in a series of X2 - 22 inch Panasonic TC-L22X2 made with TN panels, which reduces the viewing angle of 160 degrees, reducing the dynamic contrast to 15.000:1. The number of possible inputs for Panasonic TC-L22X2 minimum - in the presence of one input HDMI, Composite Video Input, Audio Input (for Video). Power of TV speakers is 6W. The developers added a small possibility of the slope of the TV Panasonic TC-L22X2 model.
Panasonic C22 720p Series with EEFL and CCFL LCD Backlight
In a series of C22 720p TV Panasonic presents two models - 37-inch Panasonic TC-L37C22 and 32-inch Panasonic TC-L32C22. Both TVs are gathered on the IPS panel with a 1366x768 screen resolution, Panasonic TC-L37C22 uses EEFL backlight, Panasonic TC-L32C22 uses CCFL backlighting for panel. In TVs in this series reduced the number of HDMI, Composite Video, Audio Inputs equal 2, there is a connector for iPod, does not support the Game Mode.
In a series of X24 720p presented a model - 32-inch Panasonic TC-32LX24, dynamic contrast reaches 20.000:1, IPS panel, the number of HDMI and other video inputs is equal to 3, is supported by Game Mode, Clean Touch Bezel, iPod connection is not supported.