The RV530 Series is Toshiba's entry level 1080p line of LCD televisions for 2008. Above the RV530 is the XV540 and XF550U series which have 10-bit panels, and a 120Hz mode. Common to all 2008 Toshibas the RV530s use the PixelPure 4G processor for 14-bit image processing, with the panel supporting 8-bits of color. Below the RV530s is the RV510 line of TVs which have a 720p native resolution.
- 1080p native resolution
- Dynamic backlight for improved dynamic contrast ratio
- 14-bit PixelPure processor
- 8-bit panel
- 5 picture setting modes
- 8ms response time
- Inputs: HDMI x 4, Component x 2, Composite x 2, S-Video x 1, VGA x 1
14-bit processing/8-bit panel - Being a chip company Toshiba's television strength lies in the pixel processing technology with the RV530 featuring the latest 4G PixelPure chip. Processing of the image is done at 14-bit, while the panel displays 8-bit color information. These extra bits are used for more color reproduction and Toshiba claims they should result in a clearer and more vibrant picture. However these extra colors are usually not displayed since the source content itself is the limiting factor.
DynaLight dynamic backlight - the television's processor analyzes the overall lighting level of the frame and adjusts the backlight accordingly to best accommodate the overall picture.46+ have deep color support
Limits on inputs - The VGA input can handle a maximum resolution of 1280x1024, while the Component inputs max out at 1080i and cannot handle 1080p.
The naming convention of the RV530 series takes the form of: Toshiba Regza --RV530