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What apps are preloaded on this tv and can more be added
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Does the TV swivel on the base or is it stationary?
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tuner for over the air and cable
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I don't plan on hooking up the TV to a internet connection my question is will the bottom row of 'apps' still appear I want a full screen TV.
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Does the Vizio 50" E Series 5001-B1 come with a stand, or does that have to be purchased seperately? Thank you.
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This TV currently does not have an app for Amazon Instant Video. Is this something that can be downloaded onto this TV in the near future?
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Does the TV swivel on the base or is it stationary?
VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV

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VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV

The 3D VIZIO Razor LED Smart HDTV, M501d-A2R features a true 16:9 aspect ratio so you may view your movies as the director intended. A built-in digital tuner allows you to watch digital broadcasts, including HDTV programs where available. Note: You must have a source of HD programming in order to take full advantage of the 3D VIZIO Razor LED Smart HDTV, M501d-A2R. Contact your local cable or satellite TV provider for details on how to upgrade.
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Questions & Answers for Vizio VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV

Question

Will I be able to connect a wireless keyboard through one of the ports?

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Chuck
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
3 answers
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answer 1
No. The USB ports are for music and photos only (they will not recognize a tablet pc, cell phone, keyboards, external hard drives- etc).
answered 1 year ago
By
AlanInKnoxville
answer 2
Yes
answered 1 year ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

This TV model does not support a keyboard input. You cannot connect a wireless keyboard to the TV

Thanks and have a great day!
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
Question

What video formats will this play through usb. Will it play things such as avi, mkv, or mp4 files.

asked 1 year ago
By
Jon
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
3 answers
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answer 1
I have tried to play mp4, it runs ok. Dont expect a ground breaking performance. FYI it dont support mkv.
answered 11 months ago
By
xlr32x
answer 2
This information came directly from customer support online chat.

The type of files accepted are :

•Photo’s - .JPG, .JPEG, .BMP, .GIF, .TGA
•Audio - .MP3, .WMA
•These video file types are known to work through USB, but not all codecs and formats are supported. .MPEG, .MOV, .AVI, and .MP4.

You will need to use the Media app on the VIA dock instead of an input option. The TV will not recognize the USB drive if inserted prior to the TV being turned on.

The USB ports are for music and photos only (they will not recognize a tablet pc, cell phone, keyboards, external hard drives- etc).
answered 1 year ago
By
AlanInKnoxville
answer 3
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

Supported video formats are: .avi, .vob, .wmv

Thanks and have a great day!
answered 1 year ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
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Are the 3-d glasses needed for non 3-d shows such as kids watching Nick Jr? Or does it have the red/blue image?

asked 7 months ago
By
highgradej
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
3 answers
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answer 1
Just purchased the TV myself....You can watch any non-3D show/channel without the glasses....I still haven't opened mine (glasses) and the picture quality is superb.
answered 6 months ago
By
HuckleberryNMayberry
answer 2
You only need the 3-d glasses when playing 3-d content. Otherwise its just like any other normal TV, but with a nice picture quality.
answered 7 months ago
By
Lambogini
answer 3
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

There is a 2D mode for watching regular TV programming and movies.

Thanks again and have a great day.
answered 7 months ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
Question

the m501d-a2r 50" vizio:does it have full web browsing capabilities?

asked 6 months ago
By
butch
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

This model doesn't offer a web browser, but you can connect additional products to the TV to add this feature.

Thanks again and have a great day.
answered 6 months ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
answer 2
No, the VIZIO M501d-A2R does not have a web browser.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
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what is the pixel response time for the VIZIO M501D-A2R 50 in.

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
HydkicknDblBass
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

This TV's response time is 5ms.

Thanks and have a great day!
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
answer 2
5ms. I use this tv for playing games on my xbox and the picture is great.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
XanderSN
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how is the 3D, when using a Play Station 3 to Play 3D Blu-Rays

asked 1 year ago
By
mckenna797
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
The 3d is very good on this TV, especially in bright scenes. Darker scenes not so much. Over all the 3d is very good.
answered 7 months ago
By
CaptainSpaldin
answer 2
3D quality is good. but as usual the amount of 3D contents are very low in this world. I have tried Killzone 3 and motor Strom Apocalypse. especially Motor Storm is a great 3D game.
For 3D bluray only Avatar did the justice others are just so-called 3D.
answered 11 months ago
By
xlr32x
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what is shipping box size?

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
kora
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
The Vizio website has specs for shipping box size. Simply search VIzio.com for your desired model number. Since I was not sure the box would fit in my sedan, I opted for (free) home delivery from walmart.com.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
PassatDoc
answer 2
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

Here are the Packaging Dimensions: 50.83”W x 33.78”H x 5.89”D

Thanks and have a great day!
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
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Heat emitting from TV

I recently purchased this TV and find that it gets hot to the touch on the right facing side of the set. Does anyone else notice this problem? Vizio says it's normal because the power pak is on that side. I have 3 other Vizio's that don't have this issue.
Appreciate a response, so I know whether to exchange this item for another one.
asked 8 months ago
By
DK
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
I just bought this TV and while I would not say it is hot to the touch it is warm in the bottom right side of the TV.
answered 7 months ago
By
Lambogini
answer 2
Mine is very cool all around.
answered 7 months ago
By
AdvilJones
Question

is this tv have any web browser?

Anyone is aware if this tv have any built in web browser or we can install it like Google Chrome and so on
asked 7 months ago
By
Govind
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
No browser and as far as I know no way to install one. Would be a big asset if available.
answered 7 months ago
By
miataman1991
answer 2
Thank you for inquiring about our product.

No this TV does not have a web browser available.

Thanks again and have a great day.
answered 7 months ago
By
VIZIOEntertainmentExpert
Question

netflix won't work on TV.

I get an error to visit Netflix help. I have done everything it said and still won't work. I have done factory reset several times and reboot router. Netflix works on Sony blue ray fine but won't on tv. Other apps on tv work good. Thanks for any help.
asked 7 months ago
By
angie
on VIZIO M501d-A2R 50" 1080p 240Hz Razor LED (1.75" ultra-slim) 3D Smart HDTV
2 answers
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answer 1
Enter your router's password when setting up your connection.
answered 6 months ago
By
USAColdWarVet
answer 2
Not sure if this will work but worth a try....Try a "Power Reset" Unplug the TV and hold the power button ( on back of TV) for 30 sec. Then replug and check. Also, if you are depending on WiFi you may want to hard wire to your router ( you didn't mention your connection). Everything on mine has worked great except the Scenedreams App. Good Luck! If all else fails, call customer service.... I had a really good experience with them and they fixed/guided me through what was needed.
answered 6 months ago
By
HuckleberryNMayberry
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