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The LN40B500 is a 40" high definition LCD TV from Samsung's mid-range 5 Series.

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colors are bright and vibrant, works well in a bright room

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Game Mode is perfect for playing console games, refreshes adequately for most people

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low price for any TV in this size range

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doesn't draw too much power while in operation, doesn't waste electricity on heat production either

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stand is flimsy, bumping into the TV sends it rocking and heavy cables can pull down on the TV at an angle

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dark scenes tend to bleed all the shades in together, details are hard to pick out

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only 2 HDMI ports, which get used up fairly quickly in most homes with modern equipment

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The LN40B500 is a 40" high definition LCD TV from Samsung's mid-range 5 Series.  The television features a widescreen display with a native resolution of 1080p and dynamic contrast ratio of 40,000:1.  It includes a Game Mode for enhanced blacks and picture sharpness and has a response time of 6ms to reduce motion blur.  The LN40B500 is designed with built-in 10-watt stereo speakers and SRS TruSurround HD technology for accompanying high definition audio.  It also has a built-in digital TV tuner and two HDMI inputs for connecting audio and video sources.  The television comes with a swiveling stand and has a suggested retail price of $600.

  • 39.9" Widescreen LCD Display
  • Native Resolution: 1080p
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 40,000:1
  • Response Time: 6ms
  • SRS TruSurround HD
  • Built-in 10-watt Stereo Speakers
  • Built-in Digital TV Tuner
  • Game Mode
  • Swivel Stand
  • Inputs/Outputs: 2 x HDMI, 1 x Composite, 1 x Component, 1 x PC
  • Energy Star Compliant
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