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SunBriteTV 5560HD 55” Outdoor All-weather LCD HDTV

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Introduction to the SunBriteTV 5560HD 55" Outdoor All-weather LCD HDTV

If you have been to any recent home and garden shows, you may have noticed the increase in outdoor entertainment areas. These usually consist of a covered patio, comfortable seating, fireplace/firepit, and anywhere from just a grill to a full outdoor kitchen area with pizza oven. Sounds like a home outside of your home and all it needs is a TV so you'd never need to leave.

Having a TV outside where you can enjoy the sun and fresh air is certainly not a new concept. In fact, my friend kept a 20-year-old 15" tube TV with rabbit ears outside on their deck for many years. Eventually the damp Pacific Northwest weather took its toll on the old TV and it died an honorable death. When I told my friends I was reviewing an outdoor TV, they didn't believe me when I said it would live its entire life outside in the rain and wind. It's no secret that electronics and water, or extreme hot and cold temperatures don't play too well together, but that didn't stop SunBriteTV from solving that problem. They make a line of all-weather HDTV's specifically designed to live outside and they sent me their 5560HD, an LED lit 55" LCD TV, to test out in the Oregon climate.

SUNBRITETV 5560HD 55" OUTDOOR ALL-WEATHER LCD HDTV SPECIFICATIONS

  • Design: LCD Screen 55" Diagonal TFT Active Matrix HDTV
  • Native Resolution: 1080p
  • Contrast Ratio 5000:1
  • Frame Rate: 120 Hz
  • Viewing Angle: 176° x 176°
  • Response Time: 6.5 ms
  • TV Formats: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
  • Input Connectors: RFI Antenna/CATV (ATSC/QAM/NTSC) x1, HDMI HDMI™ Input x2, Video Composite S-Video x1 and Composite Video x1, L/R Audio Inputs x1, Video Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio x2, PC 15-pin D-sub VGA plus Stereo Audio, Control Set RS232 Serial, Discrete IR Control, Concealed IR Window
  • Audio Out: SPDIF, Analog 1/8" Headphone Jack
  • Speakers: Two with 20 Watt Amplifier
  • Accessories Included: Weatherproof Remote Control, Outdoor Dust Cover
  • Exterior Outdoor Rated ASA High-Impact Resin
  • Colors: Black, Silver, White
  • Dimensions: 33.6" H x 53.3" W x 7.3" D
  • Weight: 109 Pounds
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