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It is a 40" LCD HDTV/DVD Player combo unit from Westinghouse's entry-level 1080p VK Series of televisions.

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Pros

audio is clear, loud enough for most average users

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built-in tuner handles a wide range of signal types with ease

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Cons

emits quite a bit of heat while in operation

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lockups have been reported, needs to be turned off/on repeatedly to get it to work

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stand is rigid, can't be adjusted while being set up or after

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bezel design is overly large and looks clumsy

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remote control is flimsy, can't handle drops without being in danger of breaking permanently

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The Westinghouse VK-40F580D is a 40" LCD HDTV/DVD Player combo unit from Westinghouse's entry-level 1080p VK Series of televisions.  The TV features an integrated front-slot load DVD player with Pixel Direct technology that transfers the DVD video to the screen in the least amount of time possible.  It has a native resolution of 1080p and includes a variety of HD input connectors including two HDMI inputs for a high definition experience.  The VK-40F580D is equipped with a built-in ATSC, NTSC, CATV, and Clear QAM TV tuner as well as two 10-watt front-firing speakers which are more powerful than the standard speakers that come with most TVs.  It has an 8 ms response time and a contrast ratio of 1800:1 in addition to DayBright technology to deliver clear images during both day and night viewing.  The VK-40F580D comes with a stand, remote control and a 1 year limited warranty.

Features/Specs
  • 40" LCD HDTV
  • Integrated front-slot load DVD player
  • Pixel Direct™ technology
  • SpineDesign™ construction with side connectors
  • DayBright technology
  • AutoSource source detection technology
  • 1080p; 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • ATSC / NTSC / CATV / Clear QAM TV tuner
  • 1800:1 contrast ratio
  • 500 nits brightness
  • 8 ms response time
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 2 x 10 watt speakers
  • Inputs: 2 HDMI, 2 Component, 2 Composite, 1 VGA, 1 SPDIF
  • 1 year limited warranty
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