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Panasonic VIERA 42" Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV - TH-42PZ80Q

Abt Model: TH42PZ80Q | UPC Code: 037988242160
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1080p Display/ 1920 x 1080 Native Resolution/ 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ Tru2way Technology/ 480Hz Sub-Field Drive/ Video Noise Reduction/ Motion Adaptive 3D Y/C Digital Comb Filter/ 3D Color Management/ Built-In ATSC/QAM/NTSC Tuners/ Black Finish/ Please note - Tru2Way Service Currently Available Only For Comcast Customers in Chicago and Denver
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Panasonic VIERA 42" Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV, Model TH42PZ80Q


  • Tru2way™ technology lets you eliminate the cable box **
    Tru2way is a new technology being introduced by major cable service operators. This same technology is built-in to the VIERA PZ80Q Series of HDTVs -- allowing you to receive full interactive programming from your tru2way-enabled local cable company without having to rent a traditional cable receiver box. This means no more monthly box rental fees, no need for two separate remote controls, and less extra equipment to clutter your home theater setup. Also, if you move to another tru2way-enabled area, you'll be able to use your TV with no equipment changes required
    • ** Cable service subscription still required. Not all cable systems are compatible with this feature. Please check with your cable provider to confirm availability of service
  • Enjoy Deep Black Levels with Outstanding Contrast
    The 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio creates deep, robust blacks and faithfully reproduces scenes with a delicate balance of light and shadow
  • Watch Fast-Moving Scenes with Clear, Vivid Resolution
    The 480Hz Sub-Field Drive self-illuminating plasma display features fast moving picture resolution, so you enjoy smooth, clear motion in sporting events and action movies
  • Network Your AV Devices, Quickly and Easily
    With VIERA Link™, you can control your compatible Panasonic DVD recorder, Blu-ray Disc™ player, home theater sound system and HD camcorder all with a single remote. HDMI cables make set-up quick and easy; VIERA Link even automatically sets your DVD recorder via an Auto Preset Download function
  • Share Your Digital Photos on the Big Screen
    The built-in SD memory card slot makes it easy to instantly display your digital photos on a large, high-def display screen. It's a better way of sharing your memories with friends and family!



  • Screen Size: 42" Class (41.6" diagonal)
  • Display Resolution: 1080p
  • Contrast Ratio
    • Native: 20,000:1
    • Dynamic: 1,000,000:1
  • Compatible Signal Formats: 1080p/1080i/720p/480p
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Native Resolution (Number of Pixels): 2,073,600 (1,920 x 1,080)
  • Pixel Pitch (H x V): 0.480 x 0.480 mm
  • Moving Picture Resolution: 900 lines or more
  • Shades of Gradation: 4,096 equivalent
  • Aspect Control: 4:3, Zoom, Full, Just, H-Fill
  • Panel: G11 Progressive 1080p HD Plasma Display Panel
  • Screen Coating (Filter): New AR (Anti-Reflective) Filter
  • Progressive Scan: Yes
  • 480Hz Sub-field Drive: Yes
  • 24p Playback (2:3): Yes
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • x.v.Color: Yes
  • Video Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Motion Adaptive 3D Y/C Digital Comb Filter: Yes
  • 3D Color Management: Yes
  • Sub Pixel Control: Yes
  • Motion Pattern Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Digital Cinema Reality: Yes


  • Speakers: Full-range x 2 (L, R)
  • Number of Speakers: 2
  • Audio Output: 20 W (10% THD) (8 ohms, 70 Hz - 17 kHz)
  • Surround Sound: Yes


  • Integrated ATSC Tuner: Yes
  • SD Memory Card Slot (SDHC Compatible): Yes
  • HDMI Input: 3 (1 front)
  • Analog Audio Input ( for HDMI): 2
  • Composite Video Input: 2 (1 front)
  • S-Video Input: 2 (1 front)
  • Audio Input (for Video): 2 (1 front)
  • Component Video Inputs (Y, PB, PR): 2
  • Audio Input (for Component Video): 2
  • Composite Video Output: 1
  • Analog Audio Output: 1
  • Digital Audio Output: 1


  • tru2way™ Technology: Yes
  • VIERA Link™: Yes
  • Game Mode: Yes
  • Pixel Shifter (Anti-Image Retention): Yes
  • Menu Languages: English/Spanish/French
  • V-Chip Program Lockout: Yes
  • Built-In Closed Caption Decoder: Yes
  • Timers: Off
  • Video Input Label: Yes
  • Video Picture Memory: Yes


  • Power Supply: AC 120 V, 60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 573 W
  • Receiving System: ATSC/QAM/NTSC
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 26.7"
  • Width: 41.3"
  • Depth: 3.7"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 66.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 71 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor
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Television TypePlasma
Screen Size (inches)42"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Number of Speakers2
Input ConnectorsAnalog Audio Input, Audio Input (for Video): 2 (1 front), Composite Video Input: 2 (1 front), HDMI Input, SD Memory Card Slot (SDHC Compatible), S-Video: 1
Output ConnectorsAnalog Audio out: 1, Composite Video Output, Digital Audio Output:1
Width (inches)41.3
Height (inches)26.7
Panel Depth (inches)3.7


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Panasonic VIERA 42" Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV

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