• 40" LCD HDTV
  • Energy Star v6.0
  • 3 HDMI Ports
  • SRS TruSurround HD
  • SPDIF Audio Output


Sceptre 40" Diagonal LCD FullHD TV (X405BV-FHD3) delivers top of the line picture and audio quality at an amazing value. This LCD HDTV features a sleek and slim look that will give your home a new feeling with its enchanted glossy black housing that shines elegantly throughout the room. The built-in ATSC/NTSC/QAM helps provide you with vivid and stunning images so you can watch it all day long. The marvelous screen with an ultra fast response time of 8ms lets you watch your favorite shows and movies flicker free, a high resolution of 1920x1080 to help enhance the image to look crisper and sharper, and the amazing 50,000:1 dynamic contrast that automatically helps balance the images to look more vivid and lifelike.
          This TV also comes with a  added bonuses of the 3 HDMI ports that lets you play all your high play any high-definition device with the eases of a single cord and the USB port that helps further expand the functionality, allowing users to listen to music and view digital pictures quickly and conveniently. Also with the SRS TruSurround HD, it further enhance the quality of the Audio output.

Key Features

Swivel Base

The swivel base allows you to rotate your HDTV up to +/- 15 degrees so you can obtain the best view of the screen in all its brilliant clarity.

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

MHL allow streaming of contents from your compatible smartphone or tablet to Sceptre TV, which capitalize on the visually enhanced picture quality.

ROKU Ready

Just plug in the Roku streaming stick into the MHL port and you can instantly stream your favorite movies and TV shows on your TV.


HDMI not only delivers superior digital video and audio, but also, connects both to the TV with only one cable.

Parental Control

Limits TV and movie viewing based on movie & TV rating as you select each rating. V-chip provides parents with the ability to determine their children’s viewing options based on the movie and television content rating system.


Let’s you view your pictures as a slideshow or listen to your favorite music via the USB port.  Just insert your flash drive into the USB port for the ultimate entertainment.

Analog Audio Out

Offering superior backwards compatibility for stereo receivers, Sceptre TVs are built with a pair of analog RCA audio outputs which will enrich your audio experience without the necessity of purchasing new digital audio equipment.

Customer Service

Our customer service representatives are, and have always been, based in the USA, guaranteeing that our customers’ needs are met as efficiently as possible.

30 years of Experience

For over 30 years, Sceptre Inc. has maintained its winning formula of designing and delivering quality products for affordable prices in the USA.  Founded in City of Industry, California, our mission ensures that our products continually evolve to better suit your needs.

Screen Size

Class 40 (40" Diagonal corner to corner)

Aspect Ratio

Wide Screen 16:9

Refresh Rate

60 Hz


450 cd/m2

Contrast Ratio

5,000 :1 (Typical)

Dynamic Contrast Ratio



1920 x 1080

Response Time

6 ms (G-to-G)


8bit + FRC - 1.07 Billion

Lamp Life

50,000+ Hour

Viewing Angle

178º (Horizontal) / 178º  (Vertical)

On Screen Display Control (OSD)

Picture, Sound, Channel, Parental, Setup, Others

OSD Language

English (Default), French, Spanish

Built-in Tuner


Auto Dynamic Contrast Enhancement


Weak Signal Enhancement


Comb Filter


De-interlace Technology


Noise Reduction


MPEG Noise Reduction


Built-in Speakers

2 x 10W 8 Ohm

Surround Sound Mode

Yes (SRS TruSurround HD)

Sound Equalizer Settings

Yes (5-band)

Auto Volume Level Control


Tilt Angles


Swivel Angles

+/- 30°

Height Adjustable


Neck & Base Detachable


Wall Mountable


Energy Guide

1080P, 1080i, 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i

HDMI Input Support

1080/24p, 1080/60p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i

VGA Input Support

1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz (Native & Max)
1680 x 1050 @ 60Hz
1360 x 768 @ 60Hz
1280 x 1024 @ 60Hz
1024x768 @ 60Hz
800x600 @ 60Hz

Power Range

100-240 VAC, 60/50Hz, 3.0A (Max.)

Power Consumption

110 W (Maximum)
75 W (Typical)
<1 W (Standby)


FCC, cTUVus, Energy Star V 5.3, SRS TruSurround HD, ISTA 3A


3 x HDMI

Cable / Antenna Input

1 × IEC-Connector 75 Ohm

Component (YPbPr) Input

1 × Component (Audio input share with composite)

Composite Video

1 × Composite




1 × D-SUB terminal (blue, 15 pin)

VGA Audio In

1 × Audio In terminal (black)

USB Input

1 × USB 2.0

SPDIF Audio Output

1 × SPDIF (Coaxial, Orange)

Analog Audio Output

1   (2 × RCA terminals (white, red))

Headphone Output

1 × Earphone terminal (black)

Net Weight with Stand

35.88 lb

Net Weight without Stand

31.11 lb

Gross Weight

41.5 lb

TV with Stand (Inch)

38.86" x 26.54" x 10.24"

TV without Stand (Inch)

38.86" x 24.09" x 4.25"

Packaging Dimension (Inch)

43.4" x 30.1" x 7.7"

VESA Hole Pattern (mm)

400mm x 200mm

Screw Size (mm)

M6 x 14mm

Limited Parts and Labor

One Year

roy woodworth -September 20, 2016

this is the first led flat screen HD I have ever owed, I did not know what I was missing when watching the old st

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sammy -April 1, 2016
First tv in 20 years this a tv

bought my Sceptre TV in September 25 2012 Glad I did

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James67 -January 28, 2015

I upgraded from a 32" Vizio. Love the picture and price was very affordable. I am a senior citizen fighting liver cancer so I don't get out as lot so my TV provides a lot of enretainment

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conniegil -January 19, 2015
Great Picture

I received this as a gift for Christmas. It was easy to set up and works great! It's like being at the movies in my own living room.

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Tommy -December 8, 2014
Best TV for a low price

I just bought this TV from walmart.com and found this TV was not only a great price,but even a better picture than my Vizo 42 inch. I would seriously recommend this TV over any other brand and can't wait to see what Sceptre comes with next. I would make sure I am the first person in line to buy my next one.

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-January 19, 2014
They Don't Call It a Sceptre for Nothing

Majestic! Using it for a computer monitor. The Image color and clarity rates with my other brand-name sets. It has all the inputs needed. The brushed nickel finish is actually black but looks real nice! The frame is thin, nice swivel base. It's very bright, took a few hours to get use to it - after that it's very comfortable to look at even close range. Lots of ways you can program and configure it. I think the sound is pretty darn good. I have a speaker system attached but my initial testing (1-2 days) without it proved the sound to be equal or better than other units. The remote is kind of cheesy, made of the thinner / softer plastic (easy to crush) but it’s packed full of functionality. I noticed it DID NOT like the Costco brand batteries. I thought I had a bad one, then I tried the batteries that came with it and it worked fine. The sale price at Walmart was 279, if you need an LED 40 inch 1080P HD TV that looks great – you won’t be disappointed.

-December 9, 2013
Great TV for the Price!

I have bought Sceptre products before and enjoyed them very much, which is why I bought this 40' for my bedroom. I would recommend this product to anyone I have tried the 22', 46' and now the 40' - great products for the value.

-December 4, 2013
Best TV Bargain Out There

This is my second 40" Sceptre TV from Walmart. My girlfriend bought me one for the den in her place and I love it. So when we upgraded the TV in her bedroom to my 32" I purchased this TV for my place in the city, Easy set up clear picture. I have it set up through the HDMI in and output on my Yamaha receiver, so i experience great sound as well.
The purchase at Walmart was easy with quick delivery. Bottom line is for $259 you can't do better.

-December 3, 2013
Great Value TV

Before I made a decision to purchase this TV I was leaning towards a Vizio since I already have 32-inch Vizio but the price at the time for the Vizio was outrageous. So I came across the Sceptre and did research on the product and the reveiws was EXCELLENT!!. The picture quality is just as good as my Vizio. I have no compliants.

-December 1, 2013
Great TV for the Price

Item shipped very quickly, It's my second Sceptre. I bought one for the guest room a year ago and couldn't pass up another 40 inch for the price, it's making a great garage TV.

-November 13, 2013
Met Expectations- Fully Satisfied

Fully met expectations with no surprises. All I want is to watch HD TV via cable. Quality & price good. Prompt delivery. Easy to unpack and set up. HDMI connect better than coax, so exceeds expectation on that score.

-November 12, 2013
Great Price, Just What I Expected

The only bad thing i can think of about this purchase was the shipping. It came quick, within two days but since i wasn't there to sign for it i had to go pick it up from Fedex. No big deal though. Great price and TV. I have had my other Sceptre LCD TV for at least 7 years now and still works just fine. Hopefully this one still will too.

-November 11, 2013
Great TV for Great Price

Great TV for a much lower price than competitors

-July 15, 2013
Great Value, Pleasant Surprise!

I was hesitant to buy this TV given the low end, lesser brand reputation. I'd been warned that you get what you pay for, poor quality, limited shelf life, etc. But I'm a college student and simply didn't have the money to invest in a high end model. This TV has been a pleasant surprise! Great picture quality, easy to use, sound is decent. HD looks amazing - lots of HDMI ports. The stand it comes with clicks into place, so basically zero assembly required. And it's energy efficient so keeps my electric bill low. I've had my TV for a year now, no issues. I'd buy another Sceptra TV without hesitation

-November 24, 2011
Sceptre TV Review

Purchased this Tv due to ratings.Easy assembly and hook up was a breeze. Picture is Awesome and while many seem to complain about audio this TV's audio is Great.  Sound can be adjusted to Surround,Analog,Digital,also has AVL a feature that adjusts volume from overly loud commercials. It has Equalizer settings you can adjust individually or as presets #user.off,rock ,pop,jazz# also Trusurround XT it enables SRS trusurround sound affects # if a channel or movie or programming has surround sound audio# also has Dialogue Clarity enhances human voice clarity on TV programs, and TruBass which enhances the Bass.  I have never heard of this brand, but now after seeing it in action, I will remember to check all products from this company in the future.

Technical Support

Customer Service