Sony KP-53HS30 53" 1080i HD Rear-Projection Television
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Sony KP-53HS30 53" 1080i HD Rear-Projection Television

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  • Definition: HDTV-Ready
  • 3D Technology: 3D Not Supported
  • TV Type: Projection
  • Smart TV Features: Not Supported
  • Max. Resolution: 1080i
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Enhanced 4:3 16:9
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Sony KP-53HS30 53" 1080i HD Rear-Projection Television

This Sony 53-inch TV is capable of bringing you hours of entertainment and delivering dramatic images. It's both attractive and encompassing. The Sony KP-53HS30 helps you to appreciate the excellent reception of your most loved programs with its well-built signal receiver. Also, this 53-inch TV enables you to admire the reliable color quality as you unwind after a hard day's work thanks to its grand image technology. With the simple controls featured on this Sony 53-inch TV, you can alter the setting levels to your preference to make certain you increase your viewing pleasure. The high-quality HDTV-Ready standard supported by the Sony KP-53HS30 allows you to enjoy pictures with jaw-dropping clarity. Because this 53-inch TV includes a high-quality 1080i interlaced scan capability, you can enjoy pictures with smoother more film-like quality. This Sony 53-inch TV helps you to relax from farther away without detracting from your viewing experience with its expansive large-sized television screen. As the Sony KP-53HS30 comes with a great virtual surround speaker system, you can savor realistic sound for your added viewing pleasure.

Product Review Summary

Based on 12 user reviews
75% recommend this product
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Consumer Reviews


Sony KP-53HS30

bymscharlene May 5, 2004
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great when working.
Cons Can't be fixed....
Recommended it? No

I bought this tv and loved it...11 months old it started turning itself off...I would just turn it back on. 12 months old I couldn't turn it back on..called Sony for repair. Michael's Video is the Sony authorized service company here. They ordered still didn't work. He said he needed to... Read full review »


Bang for the buck- its a great TV.

bysootie007 May 2, 2004
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great tv for the money ,sharp picture,great audio from speakers.
Cons Room glare can be an issue on the screen.
Recommended it? Yes

I am going to try to make this review as short as possible. I went to the local best buy and circuit city stores and looked at all their current big screen offerings. In both stores the Sony looked better than the rest in the same price range. TIP: make sure you have the store input a regular cable... Read full review »


Great Television - Price, Size, Functions

bymareina Apr 6, 2004
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good price, easy to use, very good quality and a big screen
Cons They must improve the sound quality, especially for a television set of that measurement
Recommended it? Yes

We were looking for a television with a big screen for use in our church to project documentaries, movies, and information to our membership.

We decided on this television for these reasons:

This model feels solid, and is on casters, so it is easy to move.

It has 6... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Exterior Color Gray
Channel Labels With Channel Labels
Sleep Timer With Sleep Timer
OSD Languages Spanish • French • English
Release Date August, 2001
Parental Control V-Chip
Remote Control Type (originally supplied by manufacturer) Universal

Audio Features

Audio Type Virtual Surround
Speaker Power 2 x 20 Watt
Number Of Speakers 2
MTS Stereo SAP / MTS Stereo


Rear Output Connectors Audio (RCA) x 2 • RF x 1 • Composite x 1
Front Input Connectors S-Video x 1 • Audio (RCA) x 1 • Composite x 1
Rear Input Connectors S-Video x 2 • Composite x 3 • RF x 2 • Audio (RCA) x 5 • Component x 2


Energy Star Energy Star Compliant
Sleep Mode Power 1 W
On Mode Power 240 W

Technical Features

Invar Shadow Mask With Invar Shadow Mask
Comb Filter 3DYC / 3D Digital
Built-in Tuner NTSC
Supported Resolutions 480p (EDTV) • 1080i (HDTV) • 480i (SDTV)
Adjustable Color Temperature With Adjustable Color Temperature

Key Features

Definition HDTV-Ready
3D Technology 3D Not Supported
TV Type Projection
Smart TV Features Not Supported
Max. Resolution 1080i
Aspect Ratio 16:9 Enhanced • 4:3 • 16:9
Screen Size 53"
Display Technology Rear-Projection

Product Identifiers

Model KP-53HS30

Product Highlights

About The Brand Sony is a Japan-based corporate group focused on the electronics, entertainment and financial service sectors. The company consists of various subsidiaries including Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Corporation and many more, as Sony Corporation is nowadays one of the leading manufacturers of electronic products for both the consumer and professional markets. Worldwide-known for its reliable, high-quality devices such as cameras, laptops, mobile phones and tablets, Sony is noted to be the third-largest manufacturer of televisions as well. In 2005 the company introduced its in-house brand BRAVIA which offers high-definition LCD TVs in a wide range of screen sizes.

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