Panasonic TH-65PF12EK

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Summary

We have a 65 inch plasma display donated for our non-commercial use by Cisco in the United Kingdom. Due to its size and weight, it's probably best to avoid moving it. It required a fortified wall mount as it typically requires four people to carefully move it.

Specifications

This is a 1080p display with several inputs including HDMI, VGA, and component.

Category Detailed Specifications
Screen size (diagonal inches) 65
Aspect ratio 16:9
Viewing angle Greater than 160 degrees
Video Yes (!)
Resolution (H x V) 1920x1080
Ideal computer resolution True HD
Contrast ratio 40000:1
Speakers Yes (Optional)
Weight (KG) 59
Physical size (mm) 925 x 1554 x 99
Colour Black

The detailed spec sheet can be found here and accessory input boards and other items can be viewed here: courtesy of Snellingbiz

Status

The screen works well, but be mindful that plasma displays can experience screen burn in if video graphics are left persistently unchanged for longer than an hour or two. Be careful unattended with video games and computer graphics.

RS232 control documentation can be found in the manual linked below.

Usage

There are PDF manuals floating around - a similar model manual is downloadable directly from Panasonic.

Powering On

Inputs

Dual-HDMI, DVI-D + Audio, Component-In and LAN, VGA+Audio and RS232 control

Disposal

Cisco was kind enough to donate this for our Hackspace usage for as long as it's usable to the space. It may not be sold off or disposed of irresponsibly - we either return it to Cisco (Bedfont Lakes UK) or document its disposal at a WEEE-certified recycling centre