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LG 42" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV - 42PG20

Abt Model: 42PG20 | UPC Code: 719192172845
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1024 x 768p HD Resolution/ Dual XD Engine/ 20,000:1 Contrast Ratio/ Fluid Motion 180Hz Effect/ 3x HDMI V.1.3 With Deep Color/ Clear Voice Technology/ LG SimpLink Connectivity/ 100,000 Hours To Half Brightness Lamp Life/ PC Input/ ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM Tuner/ Black Finish
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LG 42" Black Plasma Flat Panel HDTV, Model 42PG20

PG20 Series
PG20 HDTVs complement virtually any decor. They are uncommonly slim and built with a unique single-layer design that virtually eliminates unsightly speaker grills. The result is a sleek plasma HDTV that sits comfortably in any room.

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Key Features:

  • 720p HD Resolution
  • Dual XD Engine™
  • 20,000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Fluid Motion
  • 3x HDMI™ V.1.3 with Deep Color
  • AV Mode (Cinema, Sports, Game)
  • Clear Voice
  • LG SimpLink™ Connectivity
  • Invisible Speaker System
  • 100,000 Hours to Half Brightness (Typical)
  • PC Input


  • HD Resolution
    High definition television is the highest performance segment of the DTV system used in the US. It’s a wide screen, high-resolution video image, coupled with multi-channel, compact-disc quality sound
  • Fluid Motion (180 Hz Effect)
    Enjoy smoother, clearer motion with all types of programming such as sports and action movies. The moving picture resolution give the impression of performance of up to 3x the panels actual refresh rate
  • AV Mode
    LG HDTVs include 3 AV Modes, preset to optimize picture and sound settings based on “Cinema”, “Sports” or “Game” content. AV Modes can be easily set with a convenient button on the remote control
  • Clear Voice Technology
    Automatically enhances and amplifies the sound of human voice frequency range to help keep dialogue audible when background noise swells
  • Invisible Speaker System
    LG’s 2008 line of TVs include a unique invisible speaker system, tuned by renowned audio expert, Mr. Mark Levinson. Speakers are embedded in strategic spots behind the front cabinet and use minute vibrations to turn the entire front bezel into the speaker system. The result is a clean, polished look, and enhanced audio by increasing the “sweet spot”, giving a wider sound field


LCD Panel

  • Native Display Resolution: 1024 x 768p
  • Brightness (cd/m2): 1,500
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 20,000:1
  • ISM (Image Sticking Minimization): 3 Modes
  • Non-Reflective Black Matrix Structure
  • Fluid Motion 180Hz Effect
  • Pure Black Level
  • Altitude: 2,000 m / 6,561 ft
  • Life Span (Typical): 100,000 hours

Broadcasting System

  • Analog


  • Dual XD Engine™
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Aspect Ratio Correction: 6 Modes
  • Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching)
    • HDMI: 1080p/1080i/720p
    • Component: 1080p/1080i/720p
    • RF: 1080i/720p
  • Enhanced Line Doubler
  • Enhanced Noise Reduction (Video Noise Filter): (3D & MPEG)
  • Color Temperature Control: 4 Modes
  • Black Stretcher (Black Level Enhancer)
  • 3:2 Pulldown
  • Picture Reset
  • AV Mode (Picture & Sound): 3 Modes
  • Picture Selection Mode: 7 Modes
  • DTV Signal Strength Indicator


  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)
  • Audio Outout Power (Watts - THD 10%): 10W + 10W
  • Speaker System Details: 1 Way 2 System (Invisible Speaker)
  • Dolby® Digital Decoder
  • Surround System Type: SRS TruSurround XT™
  • Bass/Treble/Balance Controls
  • Auto Volume Leveler
  • Sound Mode: 5 Modes
  • Mute

Special Features

  • 1080P Source Input
    • HDMI: 60p/30p/24p
    • Component: 60p/30p/24p
    • RGB: 60p
  • A/V Input Navigation
  • Auto Navigation
  • Input Labeling
  • Quick View (Previous Channel)
  • Clear Voice (On/Off)
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Parental Control w/V-Chip
  • Key Lock
  • Closed Caption
  • LG SimpLink™ (HDMI CEC)
  • Trilingual Menus: English/French/Spanish
  • EZ Menus (High Performance Interface)
  • Channel Add/Delete
  • Favorite Channel
  • Auto Clock
  • Manual Clock
  • On/Off Timer
  • Sleep Timer
  • Auto Off (When no video is present)

Side Audio/Video Inputs/Outputs

  • L/R Audio/Composite Video In: 1
  • HDMI/HDCP In: 1
  • USB 2.0: 1 (Service Only)

Rear Audio/Video Inputs/Outputs

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1
  • L/R Audio/Component Video In: 1
  • L/R Audio Out: 1
  • S-Video In: 1
  • HD Component Video In (Y,Pb,Pr) + L/R Audio: 2
  • Digital Audio Out: 1(Optical)
  • HDMI/HDCP Input: 2 (V.1.3 with Deep Color)
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15pin) - PC: 1
  • PC Audio Input: 1
  • RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1
  • Remote Control In (IR): 1

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand
    • Width: 40.9"
    • Height: 26.7"
    • Depth: 3.4"
  • With Stand
    • Width: 40.9"
    • Height: 28.8"
    • Depth: 12.1"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 53.7 lbs
  • With Stand: 60.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 71 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    1 Year Parts & Labor / 2 Years Panel

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Television Typeplasma
Screen Size (inches)42"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Number of USB PortsYes
Input ConnectorsHD component video in (Y/ Pb/ Pr) + l/r audio: 2, HDMI/HDCP in: 1, HDMI/hdcp input: 2 (v.1.3 with deep color), l/r audio/component video in: 1, l/r audio/composite video in: 1, PC Audio Input: 1, RF in (antenna/cable): 1, RGB in (d-sub 15pin) - PC: 1, RS-232C In x 1, S-Video: 1
Output ConnectorsDigital Audio Out:1 (optical), L/R Audio out: 1
Width (inches)40.9
Height (inches)26.7
Panel Depth (inches)3.4


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