Vidikron PlasmaView VP-50 HD Monitor At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Vidikron PlasmaView VP-50 HD Monitor

Features
Type: Plasma
Screen Size (diagonal): 50 inches
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,365 by 768 / 16:9
Half Life: 10,000 hours
Wall Mount or Stand Included?: Stand
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 29.3 x 48.4 x 3.9
Weight (pounds): 98
Price: $12,000

Connections
Inputs:
Video: DVI w/HDCP (1), component (1 RCA,1 BNC), D-sub 15 (1), S-video (1), composite (1 RCA, 1 BNC)
Audio: stereo analog (3)
Outputs:
Video/Audio: None
Additional:
RS-232, IR in/out

Ratings

Vidikron PlasmaView VP-50 HD Monitor

Build Quality: 93
The brushed-metal bezel and overall fit and finish exude quality
The plasma's fans are a little loud

Value: 88
The lack of an HD tuner is disappointing
It looks more expensive than it is

Features: 84
It locks into a widescreen aspect ratio for HD and progressive inputs
Lots of connections

Performance: 91
Detail, detail, detail
It almost has too much color and light output

Ergonomics: 88
The remote generally works well
The menu system is slightly confusing

Overall Rating : 89
The PlasmaView VP-50 is built like a tank and does the Vidikron name proud. This is one step-up plasma that is worth its step-up price.

General information
PlasmaView VP-50 HD Monitor, $12,000
Vidikron
(888) 4-VIDIKRON
www.vidikron.com
Dealer Locator Code VID

COMPANY INFO
Vidikron
Dealer Locator Code VID
(888) 4-VIDIKRON
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