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Mitsubishi WD-73738 73-Inch 3D DLP HDTV (2010 Model)

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  • 73-inch DLP HDTV with intensely vivid 2D and fully immersive 3D viewing, StreamTV Internet Media access
  • Utilizes the same core DLP technology that powers the vast majority of 3D Cinemas
  • Smooth120 technology for more fluid, natural motion, EdgeEnhance technology for less distortion, stereo speakers (10w x 2)
  • Inputs , 3 HDMI, 2 component, 2 composite, 1 USB, 1 Ethernet, 1 optical digital audio output.
  • Measures 65.2 x 43.6 x 17.9 inches with stand, Energy Star 4.0 qualified
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Product Information

Technical Details
Brand NameMitsubishi
Item Weight112 pounds
Product Dimensions65.2 x 17.9 x 43.6 inches
Item model numberWD73738
Color NameBlack
Specification Metenergy_star
Technical Specification
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank #69,972 in Electronics (See top 100)
Shipping Weight144 pounds
ShippingThis item can only be shipped to the 48 contiguous states. We regret it cannot be shipped to APO/FPO, Hawaii, Alaska, or Puerto Rico.
Date First AvailableMay 15, 2010
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Mitsubishi
  • Model: WD73738
  • Display Technology: dlp
  • Display Size: 73 inches
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:09
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Product Description


Mitsubishi WD-73738
The 3D Ready Mitsubishi WD-73738 DLP HDTV.
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Mitsubishi's 73-inch WD-73738 1080p DLP Home Cinema HDTV utilizes the same core DLP technology that's used in the vast majority of 3D movie theaters. DLP technology is up to 1,000 times faster than LCD technology--providing for a more realistic, sharper 2D and 3D viewing experience. It comes equipped with 3D-ready viewing technology, providing the best option for enjoying 3D content in the home.

It also includes Mitsubishi's Smooth 120 Hz technology for more fluid, natural and smoother fast moving images and x.v.Color--a new industry standard for HD Color, co-developed by Mitsubishi). Other features include StreamTV Internet Media (with access to the VUDU HD movie rental site and more), three HDMI inputs, stereo speakers with 20 watts of total power, and Energy Star 4.0 qualification.

Key Features

  • 73-inch Digital Light Processing (DLP) panel uses Texas Instruments Digital Light Processing technology for rear-projection TVs to create the picture you see on screen.
  • 3D TV: Experience the new 3D technologies applied to many recent movies and video games. Immerse yourself in your favorite video game, movie, or sporting event displayed in 3D (requires optional 3D eyewear).
  • 1080p Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels)


    Plush1080p upscaling
    Mitsubishi's Plush1080p upscaling.
  • StreamTV Internet Media access provides instant access to an extensive library of high-quality entertainment and social media content. Grab your remote and choose from over 100 different streaming applications, including VUDU HD movie rentals, Pandora, Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, Twitter, Associated Press, The New York Times and more. VUDU Movies features the world's largest catalog of HD movies with more than 3,000 movies, and its HDX video format is the only streaming 1080p HD video with high-resolution surround sound available directly on Internet-connected televisions.
  • Plush1080p 5G 12-Bit video processing converts lower-resolution signals to 1080p to eliminate jagged pixelated imagery.
  • Smooth120 technology for more fluid, natural motion from fast-moving video such as sports, action movies, and more.
  • 6-Color Processor takes the three primary colors (red, green, and blue) of the video signal and extracts three secondary colors (cyan, yellow, magenta) in order to individually process each color for greater accuracy.
  • DeepField imager constantly adjusts panel brightness and contrast to optimize the picture.
  • EdgeEnhance technology enhances horizontal and vertical edges for a more precise picture with minimum distortion.
  • 2 stereo speakers (10w x 2) for 20 watts of total power
  • Integrated HDTV tuner receives both over-the-air HDTV broadcasts (received via an antenna) and non-scrambled digital cable broadcasts, including non-scrambled HDTV cable programming.
  • HDMI Control (CEC): HDMI devices with Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) capabilities may be compatible with the TV's HDMI Control feature. Compatible devices can receive control signals through the HDMI connection, allowing the TV's remote control to operate some functions of these devices.
  • Easy Connect function automatically recognizes when you plug in a device and prompts you to assign a name to it. The TV ignores any unused inputs, so the result is an uncluttered menu where you can easily find and select connected devices by name.
  • One USB port provides accessory power only.
  • Wired networking via Ethernet port
  • Energy Star 4.0 qualified
  • HDMI (with CEC): 3
  • Component: 2
  • Composite A/V: 2 (shared with Component)
  • RF: 1
  • USB port: 1 (for updates and maintenance)
  • Digital audio output: 1 optical
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What's in the Box
Mitsubishi 738 Series 3D DLP HDTV, remote control (with batteries), owner's manual

Series: Unisen 154 Unisen 164 Unisen 265 3D Cinema 638 3D Cinema 738 3D Cinema 838 LaserVue
Models: LT-55154 LT-40164
3D Ready -- -- --
Resolution 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p
Refresh Rate True120Hz True120Hz True240Hz 120Hz Sub-Frame Smooth120 Smooth120 Smooth120
Wireless Internet Ready Built-in Built-in -- Ready Ready --
Bluetooth Music Streaming -- -- -- --
Immersive Sound Technology Yes, 12 speakers Yes, 16 speakers Yes, 18 speakers -- -- Yes, 16 speakers --
StreamTV Internet Media --
Plush1080p Upscaling
EdgeEnhance -- --
Dark Detailer -- -- -- -- -- --
6-Color Processor --
PerfectColor & PerfectTint -- -- -- --
iPhone Remote Control app -- -- -- -- -- --
HDMI input 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
Component input
(Y, PB, PR)
2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Composite input 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Wired IR input -- -- -- --
USB port
MP3 and JPEG playback -- --
Ethernet --
Energy Star 4.0
Models: LT-55154 LT-40164


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Product Description

Mitsubishi WD-73738 3D DLP Home Cinema TV offers a larger than life, intensely vivid 2D, and fully immersive 3D viewing experience. In huge screen size of 73", Mitsubishi 3D DLP Home Cinema TVs deliver incredible picture performance at an exceptional value, and completely define the large screen 3D entertainment category.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

The picture quality is great which the minimum I expect from a TV. But if you want to wirelessly connect you TV to you home Wi-Fi network you have to use a very specific… Read more ›
This protects against the set getting pushed off the back of a table by excited toddlers. Picture quality is outstanding. Really can't say anything about the built in… Read more ›
Unbelievable is all I can say. I watched the NFL game, I felt like I was on the field, HD was so nice. I called the cable company to make sure my settings were correct on… Read more ›
This is by far the best projection TV I have ever owned. The picture is near perfect and when watching football it is truely TV Heaven. I would recommend this TV to anyone. Read more ›
I love my 73' Mitsubishi 1080P DLP. The set has the most beautiful picture I've ever seen. I've compared the Mitsubishi to other brands selling for as much as 4,000.00 at… Read more ›
I Love It So Much. It Has The Most Beautiful Picture I Have Seen. Perfect For The Smallest Bedroom. Read more ›
They said they upgraded automatically. Clearly this upgrade was a cheaper model. Pauls said keep it or return it. Read more ›
This Mitsubishi replaced a 43" and it's wonderful. 3D is a nice new feature...had the Diamond series and honestly can't tell the difference. Love it! Read more ›
This is a great looking TV with an awesome picture. HI DEF looks amazing & the 3D is a very cool feature that will blow you away. I went with the DLP Link OPTOMA ZD101 3D… Read more ›
Brilliant Mode Contrast 37 Read more ›
It fills up our rather large family room and the picture is fabulous. At first we were using the "brilliant" setting but have now backed off to "bright." We did find the… Read more ›
I simply went to an HDMI message forum and found some settings from users of previous models. I used the simplest settings I could find, then tweaked to my taste. Took all… Read more ›
It is a Good TV at Good price. Performence is not comparable to the expensive LED/Plasma's but no issues either. Read more ›
I bought this tv from US APPLIANCE as they had the best price around and price matched..but the tv itself is great! I also purchased a extra warranty and thank god I did… Read more ›
This is the 3rd DLP I have purchased and I still believe they are the best value out there, especially for the largest screens available. I have mine wired HDMI direct from… Read more ›
I bought this set to replace a Mistu 65 inch DLP because it was non-3D. This television has a top notch picture, excellent 3D capability, and a fantastic price. Read more ›
Otherwise, flawless set, great picture, price and 3D. Read more ›
Chiming in for those who, like myself, value the opinions of others before purchasing. I was looking for something big so I could move my old Panny 50 inch LCD to a… Read more ›
Well, we finally moved and I…The speakers aren't that great, but I guess they figure most will hook up a surround sound system or something, which I am going to do as well. Read more ›
Excellent Value. Picture and sound quality are very good. The TV meets the expectations I had for it. Read more ›
For any of these apps, the TV is the audio source as well. The sound on the TV from the speakers is absolutely horrible. The speakers sound like you are listening through a… Read more ›
The blacks are close to what you see in a plasma but the realistic look and feel to the colors is…The sound is the best I've heard with no sound bar in quite a long time. Read more ›
PS---soundwise, I added a nice Vizio soundbar that works well for us. If you want incredible sound consider doing something to add some flavor to this tv. Read more ›
I have mine wired HDMI direct from my DirecTV 3D box with digital audio through my AVR - this gives me the purest video from source direct to tv with the high speed HDMI… Read more ›
I wanted clear color, a big screen, decent sound. This set provides all that. Read more ›
If you are a sports fan - beit baseball, racing or whatever, the whites on this TV will…Any of Mitsu's DLPs have brilliant whites, bright colors and crisp, clear images. Read more ›
The picture is stunning, and the colors are brilliant. Read more ›
We did find the "normal" setting to not have very good color reproduction (watching Patton, the flag in the first scene is orange, white and blue--but in bright it's… Read more ›
Color 40, Tint 27, Sharpness 31, Color Temp. Low, Video Noise Med., Edge Enhancement On, Deep Field Imaging Off, Smooth 120 Off, Picture Mode Natural, Contrast 33,… Read more ›
I am still using the original bulb in my set and to me the picture looks every bit as sharp and clear as it did the first…This goes for the richness of the colors, as well. Read more ›
I only have it set on 27 and it is plenty loud and it can go up to 3 times this setting. The screen is beautiful and I am very impressed with the TV. I haven't set up the… Read more ›
Firmware upgrades…PC display is crisp as well, though there are thin black bars around the entire picture when I use the 1080p compressed setting built in to the TV. Tr… Read more ›
The TV though very large is not at all heavy, as wife and I had…Blue ray and PS3 content displays with great clarity and I have a Sony 32" 1080 LCD screen to compare with. Read more ›
It looks great and puts the TV at the perfect height for viewing. Huge 73" screen and it only cost me $1,400 with free delivery and no sales tax. Best bang for the Buck out… Read more ›
Anyone walking into our living room and seeing the TV for the first time has had a jaw dropping experience. This is a huge screen with a great picture. We have not… Read more ›
I was thinking that DLPs must be like the old rear projection screens I had seen on numerous occasions in years past - washed out, terrible viewing angle, grainy picture -… Read more ›
A corner or basement site is perfect for it. Setup was easy. Mitsu was well communicated with my Samsung 3D glasses via a third party IR emitter that I got from eBay at… Read more ›
It's here! The set up was very easy. And, mine came with the updated firmware, so I was able to use DLP Link 3D glasses, purchased for $49 each, without buying the emitter… Read more ›
No problems at all on the PS3. 3D was easy to set up on the PS3. 3D on the Boxee could use some work, but the problems are not the TV's fault. Read more ›
Customer service department was a pleasure to deal with and always answered my question with…I have no complaints, picture is perfect, sound is great and easy to set up. Read more ›
This item has everything we wanted and more. It was easy to set up. Picture is wonderful and sound quality is great. Read more ›
I also had purchased the AzureWare 231 plug in locally, and inserted that to obtain…Everything was pretty simple to set up and the entire family is really enjoying the TV. Read more ›
The remote is simpler than many others I've seen, and the menus on-screen are easily navigated. The only complaint I have, as others have mentioned, is that the remote… Read more ›
I first bought a Vizio xvt553sv and it was bright and beautiful and I was completely satisfied with my purchase except for the cheap remote and the cheap bezel on the set. I… Read more ›
I like the remote control. It is very intuitive in its layout and button names. Read more ›
I like the TV, the size is great, the picture look great an is 3D. Have the TV ofr few months already and is great, it has a lot of option to play wiht, for brithness for… Read more ›
This was my first time to buy a TV on line and have a tractor trailer pull up to unload it. The driver was great and the TV box was in perfect shape. It was super easy to… Read more ›
I recommend buying this TV without hesitation! You will NOT be disappointed by the size and picture quality. Read more ›
I bought a black 72" wide TV stand about 15" high at the IKEA store for about $60. It looks great and puts the TV at the perfect height for viewing. Huge 73" screen and it… Read more ›
Plus, the court itself is…Golfing was very enjoyable to watch in 3D because everyone is constantly moving around and changing depth in relation to the camera positions. M… Read more ›
I also purchased a 4 yr square trade warranty for $130 (there are coupon codes out there), along with the Pinnacle TV6073 Stand, which works perfectly and is much cheaper… Read more ›
The picture…And, there's no glossy glare, like many of the Plasma, LCD, & LED T.V.s. I hated that glossy, reflective finish around those T.V.s. This thing is all picture. Read more ›

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

223 of 230 people found the following review helpful By Honest Abe on July 23, 2010
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UPDATE 12/07/13: Here I am with this set another year older and still working beautifully with the original bulb. AMAZING!! UPDATE 10/17/12: Well, I just thought I'd commemorate entering my third year with my Mitsu HDTV and it's still working like a CHAMP!!! Still using my original bulb and still getting that same excellent picture for an average of 11-12 hours each and every day!

I'd like to make two points clear at the outset. One, I have always been a bit suspicious of glowing reviews I've read out here, suspecting somehow they had been written by people associated with the company producing the product being reviewed. And two, although I have purchased other less expensive items online, I have always had a great fear of buying large ticket items, such as this television set, online.

I had resisted buying an HDTV mainly because I wasn't comfortable with the drawbacks inherent in each type of set, e.g. burn-in for plasma sets and dropped pixels for LCD sets, plus the fact that the picture on most of these sets gradually deteriorated as each day went by. My current set had been a 45 inch Mitsubishi DLP television, whose picture was still as sharp and clear as the first day I turned it on back in 2001, despite the fact that the original lamp had never been replaced. So I was definitely a Mitsubishi fan, despite some of the problems I'd read about with certain of their earlier DLP high definition models.

But the thing which really motivated me to finally purchase a Hi-Def set was the day I watched my first 3D demonstration at a Best Buy store. It was amazing and all I could think of after that was watching my favorite sports teams in 3D. So I began a long and very arduous research process, mainly online.
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40 of 41 people found the following review helpful By lazlong on July 11, 2010
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I'm no videophile, but I know what I like, and I like this TV.

First of all, I've read a lot of feedback on the other 73" models before I decided to go with this later version.

Among the complaints I read about the earlier models were that "the sound was insufficient, the remote was hard to figure out, the on-screen menus were hard to figure out, and the picture was too bright".

Well, the picture was too bright out of the box. I have to wonder if it's because it was made in Japan, and the picture was adjusted by Japanese. I simply went to an HDMI message forum and found some settings from users of previous models. I used the simplest settings I could find, then tweaked to my taste. Took all of about 10 minutes total.

Regarding the sound, my "great room" measures 33' x 18', with a very high ceiling. It fills the room just fine with the factory speakers when we're watching AT&T U-verse Cable. I had to crank it all the way up to work with my Sony Blu-Ray player, watching "3 Days of the Condor". So maybe the problem others have isn't with the TV, but with the source audio, be it the player or the media.

The remote is simpler than many others I've seen, and the menus on-screen are easily navigated. The only complaint I have, as others have mentioned, is that the remote isn't lit. I think that's silly, since everyone likes watching movies in a darkened room.

The Mitsubishi MB-S73A stand fits perfectly, just as the PDF for this TV's specs says on Mitsubishi's website.

Everyone who's visited is amazed at the picture on this TV, even in SD. Some friends and family were over when I played "3 Days of the Condor", and they were absolutely stunned at the HDMI picture. I can't wait to see a modern film on this TV.
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29 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Marc Soucy on November 12, 2010
Just received the newest version of the 73 inch DLP yesterday. I was a little skeptical coming from a plasma TV to a DLP which I almost bought last year but the picture at the store just wasn't as crisp as the plasma. Well, I hooked up the TV last night using the cable/HD 1080i. Unbelievable is all I can say. I watched the NFL game, I felt like I was on the field, HD was so nice. I called the cable company to make sure my settings were correct on the box and was informed that they now have a 1080p HD box which I will be going to get Saturday.

3D in my area right now only has ESPN which I will check that out this weekend. This TV does not need a 3D adapter. Everything is in the TV with this version, one of the reasons I bought this TV. All you have to do is change the input to 3D, turn to the station and put the glasses on which came with my TV. I have heard that 3D sports are something to see. Also, this TV comes with 100 internet applications, including AP news, FB, Vudu, weatther to name a few, which will run as a ticker on the bottom of the screen if you choose, haven't set this up yet but can't wait. I am using the Sony blu-ray player with this TV, which will play 3D movies as well. Needless to say, I am very impressed with this TV and I haven't even tapped into all of the features it comes with. If you have any doubts, don't, you won't regret purchasing this TV, I have had 50 inch plasma and LCD and for the price and the features, so worth it. If this was a LED TV you would be looking at arund $10,000. Very impressed....
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