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LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV - 42LH90

Abt Model: 42LH90 | UPC Code: 719192174696
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1080p (1920 x 1080) Full HD Resolution/ 2,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ Invisible Speaker System/ Picture Wizard/ XD Engine/ ISFccc Ready/ TruMotion 240Hz/ 2.4ms Response Time/ SRS TruSurround XT/ USB 2.0/ 24p Real Cinema/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM Tuners/ Black Finish
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LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV, Model 42LH90

Key Features:

  • AV Mode - One button on the remote that can make your picture look great no matter what you're watching!
  • Clear Voice - Enables adjustment to voice frequency ensuring clear sound despite loud background noise.
  • Intelligent Sensor - Automatically adjusts the TV's light and color settings to make sure you always get the best possible picture in the event of fluctuations in light or color entering the room.

Specifications:

LCD

  • Screen Size (Class): 42" Class (42.0" diagonal)
  • Native Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080p
  • Brightness (cd/m2): 500
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 2,000,000:1
  • Viewing Angle: 178º / 178º
  • Response Time: 2.4ms
  • TruMotion 240Hz
  • True Viewing Angle

Broadcasting System

  • Analog
  • ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM

Video

  • 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 Noise Reduction (Video Noise Filter): (3D & MPEG)
  • Color Temperature Control: 3 Modes
  • 24p Real Cinema: (5:5)
  • 3:2 Pulldown
  • Picture Reset
  • AV Mode II (Picture & Sound): 3 Modes
  • Picture Mode: 8 Modes
  • ISFccc Ready
  • Intelligent Sensor Mode
  • xvYCC
  • DTV Signal Strength Indicator

Audio

  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)
  • Audio Output Power (Watts - THD 10%): 10W + 10W
  • Invisible Speaker System Details: 2 Way 4 Speaker
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoder
  • Surround System Type: SRS TruSurround XT
  • Bass/Treble/Balance Controls
  • Clear Voice II
  • Auto Volume Leveler II
  • Sound Mode: 5 Modes

Special Features

  • Picture Wizard
  • Backlight Control
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • Mechanical Power Off
  • 1080p Source Input
    • HDMI: 60p/30p/24p
    • Component: 60p/30p/24p
    • RGB: 60p
  • A/V Input Navigation
  • Input Labeling
  • Quick View (Previous Channel)
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • e-Manual
  • Parental Control w/V-Chip
  • Key Lock
  • Closed Caption
  • LG SIMPLINK (HDMI CEC)

Convenience

  • Language: English/Spanish/French/Korean
  • Alvin UI
  • Auto Tuning/Programming
  • Channel Add/Delete
  • Channel Labeling
  • Favorite Channel Programming
  • Auto/Manual Clock
  • On/Off Timer
  • Sleep Timer
  • Auto Off/Auto Sleep (When no video is present)
  • L/R Audio/Component Video In: 1
  • HDMI/HDCP Input 1 (V.1.3 with Deep Color)

Side Inputs/Outputs

  • USB 2.0 (JPEG/MP3/DivX): 1

Rear Inputs/Outputs

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1
  • L/R Audio/Component Video In: 1
  • HD Component Video In (Y,Pb,Pr) + L/R Audio: 2
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1
  • HDMI/HDCP Input: 3 (V.1.3 with Deep Color)
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15pin) - PC: 1
  • PC Audio Input: 1
  • RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1

Power

  • Voltage, Hz: 100V - 240V, 50/60 Hz
  • Stand-by Mode: >1W
  • ENERGY STAR 3.0 Compliant

Approximate Dimensions:

  • With Stand
    • Height: 30.6"
    • Width: 42"
    • Depth: 14.2"
  • Without Stand
    • Height: 28.2"
    • Width: 42"
    • Depth: 3.7"

Approximate Weight:

  • With stand: 51.1 lbs
  • Without Stand: 43 lbs
  • Shipping: 62 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts & Labor
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Television TypeLCD
LED TechnologyNo
Screen Size42"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920x1080
3DNo
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power20W
LEDYes
Number of HDMI Inputs3
USB PortYes
PC ConnectionYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Analog Audio, Component, PC
Output ConnectorsOptical
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)42"
Height (inches)30.6"
Panel Depth (inches)14.2"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV
 
4.7

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality (26)
  • Easy to use (24)
  • Performance (23)
  • Style/design (22)
  • Features/settings (20)

Cons

  • Features/settings (4)

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    5.0

    Excellent TV

    By DLC

    from Syracuse, NY

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        Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

        We waited for many years to purchase a flat screen & glad we did . We love our 42"led . Ease of use and great pictures. LG truly stands by their products ! Tks !

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        5.0

        We Love Our LG

        By ATLRick

        from Atlanta

        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

            We've had our LG for about a year. The picture is still bright and crystal clear. Cable programming looks great, but the over-the-air reception using rabbit ears is outstanding.

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            5.0

            Fantastic TV -- Love the LED!!!!

            By rrelan

            from Ohio

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                Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                I bought this TV based on my experience with the 32LH30 model. This turned out to be a great purchase and I love this TV.

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                5.0

                Great value. Excellent LCD

                By I trek

                from Midwest

                Pros

                • boldness and brightness
                • Easy to use
                • Features/Settings
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                • Quality
                • style/design

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                    Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                    My wife and I were looking to purchase a plasma TV until I saw the LG 42LH90 right next to the plasma I was going to purchase. Although the LG cost a few hundred dollars more, it has such an outstanding picture we had to have it. Before I purchased it I read reviews at CNET and Consummer Reports. Both of this reviews listed it as a "recommended". I have 2 other LG pieces of equipment: VCR/DVR and Entertainment Center. Way to go LG!!

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                    5.0

                    A great set

                    By Edwardo

                    from Undisclosed

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                        Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                        The picture quality is outstanding, especially movies never looked better even if they are not high res. I also like the ability to switch aspect ratios and then to adjust the zoom feature.

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                        5.0

                        Even my wife likes it

                        By jjf

                        from Undisclosed

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                            Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                            My wife hates technology. She thinks watching television is a huge waste of time. She doesn't understand why one replaces a perfectly good TV (or any still-working product) with another one. But when I turned on my new LG for the first time, she stopped dead in her tracks. "Wow," she said. Great color. Great resolution. A pleasure to watch.

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                            4.0

                            Good... but missing some

                            By ralfcgn

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                                Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                                I don't understand that a TV like this is not able to make software update by customer. there are files which the tv don't understand...

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                                4.0

                                Great TV ..some deficiencies

                                By Anonymous

                                from Fullerton, CA

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                                • Easy to use
                                • Features/Settings
                                • Quality
                                • style/design

                                Cons

                                • Features/Settings
                                • No Ethernet

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                                  This is our second LG LCD (first one being 47LG50, purchased in 2008). It's a great display with good styling, vivid pics, great contrast and better audio. My only issue is that there is no ethernet to connect to web direct. Will have to use a network enabled bluray player or PS3.

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                                  5.0

                                  wow

                                  By ozkir

                                  from Las Vegas, Nv

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                                      Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                                      this model maybe old, yet it's great. The picture is beyond amazing; definitely recommend to any one.

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                                      4.0

                                      terrific buy

                                      By Anonymous

                                      from Spring Hill, Fl.

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                                      Cons

                                      • Discontinued

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about LG 42" Black LED Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

                                        This particular TV has been discontinued. If you can find it at a dealer you should really consider purchasing it. No PC hookups-- so what the picture is great

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