[LCD TVs Teardown] Power Consumption Compared

[Part 1]

Nikkei Electronics Teardown Squad decided to break down two types of LCD TVs. One is Sony Corp’s 32-inch Bravia “KDL-32J5” featuring energy saving functions, and the other is Dynaconnective Co Ltd’s 32-inch DVD player-equipped “DY-32SDDB,” which attracted public attention with the price as low as Â¥49,800 (approx US$517).

Link: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20090608/171424/


[U][B][LCD TVs Teardown] Only 2 Substrates Found Inside [Part 2][/B][/U]

Nikkei Electronics Teardown Squad started to break down the Bravia “KDL-32J5,” Sony’s 32-inch energy-saving LCD TV, and removed its back chassis. But we could find only two substrates inside.

[B]Link:[/B] http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20090608/171427/


[LCD TVs Teardown] What’s inside $500 32-inch TV? [Part 3]

After breaking down the Bravia KDL-32J5, Sony’s energy-saving LCD TV, Nikkei Electronics Teardown Squad moved on to disassemble Dynaconnective’s 32-inch DVD player-equipped LCD TV, the DY-32SDDB, featuring a low price of Â¥49,800 (approx US$517).

[B]Link:[/B] http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20090608/171435/


[LCD TVs Teardown] Structure of Samsung’s Backlight Unit [Part 4]

Nikkei Electronics Teardown Squad took off the back chassis of the DY-32SDDB, Dynaconnective’s low-priced LCD TV. Of course, it was too early to wrap up the teardown. We began to dig into the internal structure of the backlight unit inside the LCD panel module, which the company purchased from Samsung Electronics at a low cost.

[B]Link:[/B] http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20090608/171446/