Panasonic Plasma TV 2010 Series Review, Users Manual, Guide, Operating Instructions
Panasonic in 2010 introduced the 9 series of plasma TVs of various diagonals, which includes 27 different models, with significant differences with respect to the functions - from 3D Full HD TV to a simple model with support for the 720p mode. All Panasonic Plasma HDTVs series and models are grouped in a single comparison table and could be downloaded and viewed as
Panasonic VIERA® VT25 Series Plasma Full HD 3D HDTVs
We begin our review with the High-End line of plasma TVs Panasonic VT25. This series is a premium among the Panasonic plasma TVs, which contains all the latest engineering advances and includes: plasma panel Series Infinite Black Pro with 5.000.000:1 Native contrast ratio that delivers the deepest black on the screen, the screen resolution is 1920x1080, and the vertical resolution is maximum possible value in 1080 lines; each element of the display supports color range at 12 bit x 1,5, which is the equivalent of 6,144 gradation of brightness. The biggest difference TV series VT25 - its 3D televisions designed for 3D viewing of signal sources - Blu-Ray player and 3D cameras from Panasonic. Plasma TVs work by 3D active shutter technology, a pair of active glasses supplied with each VT25 series TV. To ensure the highest image quality in the Panasonic VT25 series applied the Anti-Reflective Filter in front of a plasma panel, using its proprietary technology to create 600Hz Sub-field, supports 24p Cinematic Playback, which repeats the whole number of times each frame coming from the HDMI input, uses technology Deep Color and xvColor to accurately display all the color spaces of the input signal; VT25 all TV series have been certified by THX Mode to play accurate color film THX standard. Plasma TVs VT25 series can be used in professional television and film production tasks, as they maintain a professional calibration ISFccc. 3D Color Management feature allows you to handle the vector color space into 3D coordinates for the most authentic display of colors on the screen. Sub Pixel Control technology allows you to handle diagonal lines in the contours of the image, working with each color separately, which significantly improves the removal saw artifacts in the picture. Motion Pattern Noise Reduction technology ensures reduced motion artifacts, finding and eliminating sources of noise in the image.
Sound System TV VT25 series contains a subwoofer and 2 broadband acoustic system with total power of 30W. To create a surround sound Panasonic used the BBE ® VIVA HD3D Sound technology.
All TVs VT25 series are equipped with a variety of inputs for connecting external devices: 4 HDMI inputs, 2 USB, 1 LAN. Built-in VIERA Image Viewer ™ player supports playback of AVCHD file folders with HD and FullHD resolution, MPEG2 files in SD resolution, as well as viewing photos format JPEG. More details about AVCHD and SD modes support in Panasonic televisions can be found
LAN input allows you to view IPTV channels and to communicate in Skype.
Very important feature, used in televisions VT25 series is Pixel Orbiter. Plasma TV Burn-In there is a problem that Panasonic decided by a periodic shift of pixels on the screen during viewing. Additional means of combating Plasma Burn-In can be read
In total, VT25 series Panasonic launches 4 models TV: 65 inch Panasonic TC-P65VT25, 58 inch Panasonic TC-P58VT25, 54 inch Panasonic TC-P54VT25, 50 inch Panasonic TC-P50VT25. All models are identical, the Panasonic TC-P50VT25 there is an additional possibility of rotation of the plasma panels at 10 degrees.
In VT20 Series Panasonic introduced the 50-inch TV model Panasonic TC-P50VT20. Compared with the possibilities of VT25 series, Panasonic TC-P50VT20 does not support 24p Cinematic Playback technology, switching to a more simplified 2:3 Playback (Pulldown). In TC-P50VT20 model does not support ISFccc calibration for professional tasks, as well as excluding additional service connector RS232. All other features used in the VT25 series of fully preserved.
In the GT series of 3D TV Panasonic are 3 models: 50-inch Panasonic TC-P50GT25, 46-inch Panasonic TC-46PGT24, 42 inch Panasonic TC-P42GT25. As a Panasonic plasma panels used in the GT series Infinite Black, does not use a separate subwoofer, but only the wideband full-range loudspeakers. Built-in AVCHD player supports MP3 playback. Number of HDMI inputs is reduced to 3, the individual active 3D glasses are only in conjunction with Panasonic TC-46PGT24, in others - are missing. For the model Panasonic TC-P42GT25 also supported screen rotation to 15 degrees.
In the G25 series does not support 3D video is a series of high-quality plasma TVs with Full HD resolution includes 4 models: 54 inch Panasonic TC-P54G25, 50-inch Panasonic TC-P50G25, 46-inch Panasonic TC-P46G25, 42 inch Panasonic TC-P42G25 . In this series, there are small changes compared with the previous series, in particular - removed support for MP3 playback, adds the ability to rotate the screen 10 degrees for models of Panasonic TC-P50G25, Panasonic TC-P46G25 and 15 degrees for the Panasonic TC-P42G25. Panasonic TC-P54G25 does not support screen rotation.
In the G20 series Panasonic introduced two models: 54 inch Panasonic TC-P54G20 and 50-inch Panasonic TC-P50G20. In this series, removed the built-in web camera, Panasonic TC-P54G20 does not support screen rotation, screen rotation Panasonic TC-P50G20 possible to 10 degrees.
In the more affordable S2 Series Panasonic has released 6 models: a huge 65-inch Panasonic TC-P65S2, 58-inch Panasonic TC-P58S2, 54-inch Panasonic TC-P54S2, 50-inch Panasonic TC-P50S2, 46-inch Panasonic TC-P46S2, 42 inch Panasonic TC-P42S2, thus give the user a full range of possible diagonals. In all models, S2 series uses Panasonic panels Native contrast ratio 2.000.000:1, simplified Zoom mode for the image. In contrast to the older series, S2 does not support the Pro Setting and THX Mode in processing colors, does not support Sub Pixel Control, built VIERA Image Viewer will only play JPEG files, D-Sub, LAN, USB input removed, no support for the work with Skype and IPTV. None of the models S2 series does not support screen rotation.
In the U2 series includes 2 models: 50-inch Panasonic TC-P50U2 and 42-inch Panasonic TC-P42U2. Series U2, compared with S2 series is slightly more economical, which is not installed Anti-Reflective Filter, and reduced Moving Picture Resolution 900 lines.
Next, turn to the characteristics of Panasonic HD Ready 720p TVs, and consider the C2 series. C2 series includes 3 models: 50-inch Panasonic TC-P50C2, 46-inch Panasonic TC-P46C2, 42 inch Panasonic TC-P42C2. Plasma display panels used in the C2 series has Dynamic Contrast ratio 2.000.000:1, resolution 1024x768 pixels, Moving Picture Resolution - 720 lines, 2 HDMI inputs, the C2 series does not support Game Mode.
And another 720p TV series - X2 series. It includes 2 models: 50-inch Panasonic TC-50PX24, 42 inch Panasonic TC-42PX24. It differs from cost effective C2 series the presence of D-Sub input for connecting PC, and expanded support for Zoom Mode for this connection.