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Sharp LC-50LD266

Sharp LC-50LD266

50" 62mm Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type Thickness Release Date
The LD266 series is a Full HD LED TV with exceptional picture quality. Active motion 100Hz ensures that fast-moving pictures are smoothly reproduced. The 2 HDMI inputs can take satellite boxes,... More
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5 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 6 user reviews the average user rating of this large TV is 80%.

Reasonably Priced

One Sharp LC-50LD266 owner wrote in their reviews that the Sharp LC-50LD266 was good value for money. Two years ago Clive Gilchrist wrote “Wonderful value for an excellent TV”.

Sharp Has Good TV Reviews

On average Sharp large TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by Sharp.

Supports Two Video Formats

The LC-50LD266 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats H.264 and MPEG4 are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LC-50LD266 is more than most large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of this type and age. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sharp TV.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that it was not noisy. Aaron Howard said on Amazon “Also was a nasty high pitched static noise on stand by”.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Sharp LC-50LD266 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the LC-50LD266.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the LG 55LB561, or the Sony KDL-60W605 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the LC-50LD266 support smart TV features, however the LC-50LD266 does not support smart TV features.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE55D7000, or the Sony KDL-50W828 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LC-50LD266 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE55D7000, or the LG 55LB670 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the LC-50LD266 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the Samsung UN55ES8000, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the Sharp LC-50LD266 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to consider including the 55EA9809, the 55EA970, or the 55EA880 all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago have RMS rated power of between 7.5W and 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The LC-50LD266 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The LC-50LD266 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 380 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m². At only 300 candellas per square meter, the Sharp LC-50LD266 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sharp LC-50LD266

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that were released around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Average Thickness

The Sharp LC-50LD266 has a relatively typical thickness (62 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LC-50LD266.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Panasonic TX-60AS650 (£1,559.90) (63mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Deep Colour
Design
Colour
Heavy Metals Free
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Special Features

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 9 April 2015 by Marcin Kaczmarczyk

As above, high pitch noise when in standby, very limited colour controls (green/red tint and saturation - why no slider for blue?????). Good point - really low input lag which is great as I mostly... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Aaron Howard | 4 Comments

Picture is A1 cannot fault it. I prefer it to the Panasonic I now have.
However the set I purchased the hdmi signal kept dropping. A Google search revealed this is a common fault with... Read more…

Reviewed 26 November 2014 by Clive Gilchrist
(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful value for an excellent TV. The picture is sharp ( as is the name).

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lc50ld266, lc50ld266k, sharp 400x400, sharp lc50ld266, sharp lc50ld266k
Barcodes 04974019811116, 05053959423852

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