Pioneer's advanced 50-inch industrial display technology

  • Exclusive First Surface Pure Color Filter(tm)
  • Sharpest detail available
  • Pioneer Expansion Solutions card slot feature
  • High-end features for business applications

Our newest 50" plasma offers an even higher level of quality than previous models. In addition to Pure Drive(TM) technology and our unique cell structure, it incorporates a new color filter that enhances contrast and color performance in bright environments where professional PDP's are generally used. Along with its unrivaled image accuracy and clarity, the PDP-505CMX offers exceptional expandability, reliability and functionality. You can be confident that the 505CMX is a sensible investment from day one to years down the road.

Effective Screen Size (W x H) 43-1/4" x 24-7/16 (1098.2 x 620.5 mm)(50in. Diag.)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Number of Pixels 1280(Hor.) x 768(Ver.)
Pixel Pitch 0.858(Hor./RGB trio) x 0.808(ver.)mm
Color Resolution 1024 grey scale, 1.07 billion colors
Brightness 1000cd/m²(white peak)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 47-15/16" x 28-1/8" x 3-27/32"(1218 x 714 x 98mm)
Weight 78 lbs. 11 oz (35.7 kg)
Power Consumption 360W (0.8W at stand by)
Power Requirements AC 100-120V±10%, 50/60Hz
Operating Temperature 32 F - 104 F
Operating Humidity 20% - 80%
Safter Regulations UL 1950 , FCC 15B class B, C-UL

*Not including handles

Input/Output Terminals
    Connector Signals Level/Impedance
INPUT 1 IN Mini D-Sub
Analog RGB Signal
(G on Sync compatible)
RGB : 0.7Vp-p/75O
G on Sync: 1Vp-p/75 O
HD/CS,VD : TTL level/2.2k O
  Compatible with Microsoft Plug & Play (VESA DDC 1/2B)
OUT Mini D-Sub
Analog RGB Signal
(G on Sync compatible)
75 ohm
Digital RGB Signal (DVI Standard)  
  Compatible with Microsoft Plug & play (VESA DDC 2B) and HDCP*

*Applies only when equipped with Pioneer Video Card PDA-5003 or PDA-5004

Audio Input/Output Terminals
    Connector Level/Impedance
AUDIO INPUT (INPUT1) IN Stereo mini L/R: 500mVrms/more than 10k ohm
AUDIO INPUT (INPUT2) IN Stereo mini OL/R: 500mVrms/more than 10k ohm
AUDIO OUTPUT OUT Stereo mini L/R: 0-500mVrms/less than 5k ohm (VARIABLE)
SPEAKER OUT L/R: 8-16 ohm/7W +7W(8 ohm)
Control Terminals
RS-232C (for control by computer) Connector Baud Rate D-sub 9Pin 1200,2400,4800,9600,19200,38400 bps
Combination IN/OUT Connector Mini DIN 6-pin (x2)
Description File Size
PDP-505CMX Technical Manual version 3.0 21,586 kb
PDP-505CMX Command Reference Manual 367 kb
PDP Third party expansion card providers 3,361 kb
PDP-505CMX Product Brochure 961 kb
How To Clean Your Plasma Screen 48 kb
Industrial PDP Application Note # 352001: Introduction to the Alcorn McBride HD-SDI Card 60 kb
Industrial PDP Application Note # 352002: Introduction to the Extron IPL M PDP-ES Card 53 kb
Industrial PDP Application Note # 352003: Introduction to the Key Digital HD Xplorer? Card 57 kb
Industrial PDP Application Note # 352004: Introduction to the Magenta Research MultiView? AK1000 PDP Cat 5 Receiver Card 53 kb
Description File Size
PDP-505CMX Microsoft WHQLcertified drivers 9 kb