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Sceptre Inc Sceptre 50" Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV, X505BV-FHD

Sceptre Inc Sceptre 50" Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV, X505BV-FHD
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119 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of Sceptre Inc Sceptre 50" Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV, X505BV-FHD from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sceptre X508BV-FHD 50-Inch 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV (Black)

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Over a year and still going strong!


We had no trouble setting this tv up.If you follow the instructions, and screw the stand onto the bottom of the tv- it will never fall off. Picture is good, sound is slightly weak- but I've noticed that to be more the norm with flat screens.Well worth...

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Half the screen is black after 9 months


Paid $550 for this last Christmas. The initial disappointment was poor sound quality, which was OK because we connected the Surround Sound. Now 9 months later the screen is dark on the left hand side. Very dark. You can see this as the TV boots up. The...


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Good Value for the $$


Overall the TV is a great deal for the money. Picture is good but not as good as my LG. Sound is terrible, buy a good sound bar and you will be set.

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fantastic value!


Got this to replace a 32 inch CRT. No complaints whatsoever. I do, however, wish the audio output had a variable option so I could pipe it into the stereo with the stereo volume set and just use the TV remote. Because the TV audio output is fixed, I...

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good product and service


Good value but picture is not the sharpest and sound is tinny even when accessed via a sound system and big speakers.

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Great Bargain


Love this TV. The price was awesome...

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Incredible Price at time of purchase!


What can I say I got this TV when it was on special sale a little lower than what it's at now. Great picture and all the sound not so great but cant beat how clear it is. The only thing I'm surprised is that it has no picture in picture like most TV's...

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Great bargan


Super fast shipping. I've had the set for 2 days now. The picture is great, the sound is tinny but I will hook it up to my surround sound. So far I cant complain.

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Great TV for the price


Found the TV a good value and the picture very clear.

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Well Worth the Money


The TV's picture is very good and has plenty of inputs, but it does have a problem with the sound volume level. The volume level varies on its own. Most of the time it is just for the first couple of minutes.

Product Specifications

The X5 is a 15" TFT multimedia LCD featuring an "A" Grade crisp, clear high contrasting LCD Panel. It's slim design; space saving features, and wall mount capabilities is designed for the modern office and home. These flat panel monitors offer a unique combination of features geared toward making set-up and usage simple, reliable, and foolproof while providing maximum productivity. They are not only space saving (approximately 35% power consumption savings over a traditional CRT monitor), but also at a time when energy saving is at an all time high, these LCD monitors save as much as 33% over a traditional CRT monitor of the same size. Not only are they energy saving, these LCD's are flicker free and emit nearly no radiation.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:18-bit color/24-bit (16.7 million colors)/Up to 16.2 million colors
Color Support:18-bit color/24-bit (16.7 million colors)/Up to 16.2 million colors
Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.297mm/0.3mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:200cd/m2/250cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:250:1/300:1/350:1/500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+60 / -60/+80 / -80/150/160
Image Max V-View Angle:+40 / -45/+45 / -55/+80 / -80/140/160
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Response Time:13ms/25ms/30ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Manufacturer:Sceptre Technologies
Model:5/5 Komodo/5 Naga/5S Iguana/5S Naga/5S Naga II/X5S Komodo II
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sceptre/Sceptre X

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Black / Silver/Silver/White
Compliant Standards:BSMI / CE / cUL / ICES-003 / Plug and Play / UL / VESA DPMS/CE / cUL / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / FCC Class B certified / Plug and Play / TUV GS / UL / VCCI-I/CE / cUL / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / ISO 9241 / TUV GS / UL / VCCI-I/CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / ISO 13406-2 / NORDIC / Plug and Play / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / VESA DPMS / VESA FPMPMI/CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / ISO 13406-2 / NORDIC / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / VESA DPMS / VESA FPMPMI/CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / NORDIC / Plug and Play / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / VESA FPMPMI

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard: None
TV Tuner Presence: No