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Pioneer Elite PRO-950HD 42" Plasma TV Details

  • High-Definition Resolution(1024 X 768)
  • 42" Diagonal/16:9 Wide-Screen Aspect Ratio
  • Ability to Accept 480i/480p/720p/1080i/1080p (24Hz/60Hz) signals
  • Deep, Intense Blacks for Unmatched Contrasts
  • Ability to fine tune multiple picture and video settings
  • 4 independent HDMI inputs
  • Home media gallery
  • Anti-glare / Reflection filter
  • Subwoofer output


  • New cell structure with improved crystal emissive layer redesigned for a more intense black with added detail
  • New filter with enhanced contrast in bright environments
  • New ASIC video processing and scaling for the ultimate in Standard-Definition and High-Definition video performance
  • Newly designed integrated speaker with digital amplifier for improved clarity and accuracy of sound


  • New Optimum Video Mode with optical light sensor for automated adjustment of picture in both varying light conditions and by program content such as movies, news, sports, etc
  • New Pure Cinema Smooth Film Motion mode to eliminate motion jutter in 3:2 Pulldown (60Hz) providing natural even playback of content created on film
  • New 4 Independent HDMI 1.3 inputs with HDMI-CEC control and the ability to accept 1000p 24/60Hz signal
  • New Room Light sensor
  • Advanced PureCinema with 3:3 Pulldown(72Hz) for accurate playback of film content
  • Fully integrated ATSC and Dual NTSC Tuners with CableCARD Slot
  • Home Media Gallery- offering a multimedia experience to enjoy movies, music and photos through an existing home network
  • ISFccc Calibration Ready for professional customization of plasma picture according to personal preferences for contrast, tint, color as well as room conditions for both day and nighttime viewing. Includes NEW independent gamma control for color calibration
  • V-Chip Parental Control
  • TV Guide On Screen Interactive Program Guide (ver. 9)
  • Remote Control - Illuminated / Preset Mode / Learning Mode

Picture Setting

  • A/V Selection Memory - 8 options for viewing preferences: Optimum / Dynamic / Standard / Movie / Game / User / ISF-Day / ISF-Night (PC input: only Standard & User)
  • Aspect Ratio Control - 6 positions: Wide / Zoom / Cinema / Full / 4:3 / "Dot by Dot" for PC
  • Advanced Picture-in-Picture (4 positions), Picture-side-Picture for use with Home Media Gallery & Broadcast (3 positions) and Still Picture capability
  • After-Image Reduction Function
    -Seamless Orbiter (Off / On)
    -Auto Size (Off / Natural / Wide-Zoom)
    -Side Mask Detection ( Off / On)
    -Side Mask Brightness (Fixed / Auto)
    -Video Pattern (White Bar)
    -Game Control Preference (AV Selection only) (Off / On)
  • Fine Tune Setting for ultimate picture control of color temperature, noise reduction and color management
  • Independent Gamma Control (R / G / B) for heightened color calibration
  • Intelligent Mode (Off / On)
  • Room Light Sensor (Off / On)

Home Media Gallery

  • IP Network Compatibility Designed to DLNA Guidelines: Enables a link with a networked PC to share content via Ethernet connection, includeing movies (even HD movie content), Music and photos.
  • Microsoft PlaysForSure Protected Content: No-hassle playback of Microsoft PlaysForSure audio or video content downloaded form the web and stored on personal computers, via an existing home network system.
  • Supported Formats:
    -Audio: LPCM, MP3, WMA, WMA9 Pro, AC3, AAC, WAV
    -Photos: JPG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, GIF

Pioneer Elite PRO-950HD 42" Plasma TV Specifications

Plasma Technology

  • High-Definition Resolution 1024 x 768
  • 42" Diagonal / 16:9 Wide-Screen Aspect Ratio
  • New Cell Structure/Crystal Emissive Layer
  • New Filter with enhanced contrast
  • New ASIC Video Processing and Scaling
  • Fully Integrated Bottom Speaker

Plasma Features

  • New Optimum Video Mode
  • New Smooth Film Motion Mode
  • 4 Independent HDMI 1.3 Inputs
  • New Room Light Sensor (Off/On)
  • Advanced PureCinema with 3:3 Pulldown
  • Fully Integrated ATSC and Dual NTSC Tuners
  • Built-In CableCard™ Slot
  • Home Media Gallery
  • ISFccc Calibration Ready
  • New Independant Gamma Control (R/G/B)
  • V-Chip Parental Control
  • TV Guide On Screen Interactive Guide (Ver. 9)
  • Remote Control Illuminated / Preset Mode / Learning Mode

Picture Settings

  • A/V Selection Memory 9 options (Optimum / Dynamic / Standard / PURE / Movie / Game / User / ISF-Day / ISF-Night (PC input: only Standard & User))
  • Apsect Ratio Control 5 positions (Wide / Zoom / Cinema / Full / 4:3)
  • Advanced Picture-In-Picture 4 positions
  • Still Picture Capability
  • Seamless Orbiter (Off / On)
  • Auto Size (Off / Natural / Wide-Zoom)
  • Side Mask Detection (Off / On)
  • Side Mask Brightness (Fixed / Auto)
  • Video Pattern (White Bar)
  • Game Control Preference (AV Selection only) (Off / On)
  • Intelligent Mode (Off / On)

Home Media Gallery


  • IP Network Compatibility Designed to DLNA Guidelines
  • Microsoft PlaysForSure™ Protected Content
  • Supported Video Formats WMV9, MPEG1, MPEG2-PS, MPEG2-TS, MPEG-ASP
  • Supported Audio Formats LPCM, MP3, WMA, WMA9 PRO, AC3, AAC, WAV
  • Supported Photo Formats JPG, TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF

Video Processing Technology

  • DRE (Off / High / Mid / Low)
  • Black Level (Off / On)
  • ACL (Off / On)
  • Enhance Mode (1 / 2 / 3)
  • Gamma (1 / 2 / 3)
  • Color Temperature Adjustment 5 settings (High / Mid-High / Mid / Mid-Low / Low)
  • Color Temperature Manual Adjustment
  • Color Management
  • Color Space (1 / 2)
  • 3D Digital Noise Reduction 3 settings (High / Mid / Low)
  • Field Noise Reduction (Off / High / Mid / Low)
  • MPEG Noise Reduction
  • Block Noise Reduction
  • Block Noise Reduction Activation (Off / On)
  • Mosquito Noise Effect
  • Mosquito Noise Reduction
  • Tuner Noise Reduction Y
  • 3 DYC (1 / 2 / 3)
  • I-P Mode
  • Digital CTI - Color Transient Improver (Off / On)

Video & Audio Inputs

  • Independent HDMI 1.3 4 (With PC Support, 2 w/analog audio)
  • Component 2
  • Composite 3
  • S-Video 1
  • Antenna A & B
  • USB (Mass Storage Class)
  • PC
  • LAN (10/100 Base-T Ethernet)

Video & Audio Outputs

  • Optical Digital Audio (Dolby® Digital/PCM)
  • Audio
  • Monitor Audio LR
  • Subwoofer
  • SR+
  • IR Repeater
  • Headphone

Sound Technology

  • New 17 Watt Stereo Digital Amplifier w/TruBass 2-way Stereo Speakers
  • SRS® WOW / FOCUS / TruBass Surround Sound Audio


  • Carton Dimensions 46-1/4 x 33-1/16 x 14-1/4 inches (WxHxD)
  • Carton Weight 86.4 lbs.
  • Panel (w/integrated bottom speaker) 40-15/16 x 26-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches (WxHxD)
  • Panel Weight (w/integrated bottom speaker) 66.9 lbs.

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