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LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV - 42LD450

Abt Model: 42LD450 | UPC Code: 719192177260
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1080p Full HD (1920 x 1080) Resolution/ 100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture Calibration)/ Smart Energy Saving/ Clear Voice II/ 24p Real Cinema/ Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoder/ Infinite Sound/ 4ms Response Time/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM Tuners/ XD Engine/ x.v.Color/ Black Finish
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LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV, Model 42LD450

Features:

  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • 100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture Calibration)
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • AV Mode II (Cinema, Sports, Game)
  • Clear Voice II
  • ISFccc® Ready
  • 24P Real Cinema
  • USB 2.0 (JPEG & MP3)
  • 2 HDMI™ V.1.3 w/Deep Color
  • SIMPLINK™ Connectivity
  • Dolby® Digital 5.1 Decoder
  • Infinite Sound

Specifications:

Panel

  • Screen Size: 42” Class (42.0” diagonal)
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
  • Viewing Angle: 178º/178º
  • Response Time (GTG): 4ms

Video

  • Built-In Tuner: ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM
  • 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
  • Color Temperature Control: 3 Modes
  • 24p Real Cinema (5:5/2:2 Pulldown)
  • 3:2 Pulldown
  • Picture Reset
  • AV Mode II
  • Picture Mode: 7 Modes
  • ISFccc® Ready
  • x.v.Color™
  • DTV Signal Strength Indicator

Audio

  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)
  • Audio Output Power (Watts - THD 10%): 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker System Details: 2 Way 4 Speakers
  • Dolby® Digital Decoder
  • Surround System: Infinite Sound
  • Bass/Treble/Balance Controls
  • Clear Voice II
  • Auto Volume Leveler II
  • EZ Sound Mode: 5 Modes

Special Features

  • Picture Wizard II
  • Backlight Control
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • 1080p Source Input
    • HDMI™: 60p/30p/24p
    • Component: 60p/30p/24p
    • RGB: 60p (WXGA)
  • A/V Input Navigation
  • Input Labeling
  • Quick View (Flashback)
  • Parental Control w/V-Chip
  • Key Lock
  • Closed Caption
  • SIMPLINK™ (HDMI CEC)

Convenience

  • Language: 4 (English/Spanish/French/Korean)
  • Auto Tuning/Programming
  • Channel Add/Delete
  • Favorite Channel Programming
  • Auto/Manual Clock
  • On/Off Timer
  • Sleep Timer
  • Auto Off/Auto Sleep (When no video is present)

Inputs / Outputs

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1 (rear)
  • AV In 1 (rear): 1 (side)
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr) + Audio: 1 (rear)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1 (rear)
  • HDMI™/HDCP Input (V.1.3 w/Deep Color): 1 (rear) 1 (side)
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15pin) - PC: 1 (rear)
  • PC Audio Input: 1 (rear)
  • RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1 (rear)
  • USB 2.0 (JPEG, MP3): 1 (side)
  • Headphone Out: 1 (side)

Cabinet / Accesories

  • Cabinet Color: Glossy Black
  • Swivel Stand (Degrees): +20º/-20º
  • VESA® Compliant (WxH): (200mm x 100mm)
  • Remote Control: 1 (Universal)

Power

  • Voltage, Hz: 100V ~ 240V, 50/60Hz
  • On Mode (Average): 180W
  • Standby Mode:>0.1W

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand
    • Height: 25"
    • Width: 40.2"
    • Depth: 3"
  • With Stand
    • Height: 27"
    • Width: 40.2"
    • Depth: 10.3"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 29.8 lbs
  • With: 33.3 lbs
  • Shipping: 42 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Television TypeLCD
Screen Size42"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920x1080
3DNo
Refresh Rate60
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel20 watts
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs2
USB PortYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, PC, USB
Output ConnectorsAnalog Audio, Optical
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)40.2"
Height (inches)25"
Panel Depth (inches)3"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV
 
4.8

(based on 117 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (93)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (94)
  • Quality (92)
  • Performance (78)
  • Style/design (75)
  • Features/settings (67)

Cons

  • Features/settings (5)
  • Good price / value (3)

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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5.0

Fantastic Television

By 

from Rochester, NY

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Performance
  • Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

      This TV was a gift but I am thoroughly pleased with it. Great clarity, no problems, great viewing angles, ease of use and will definitely will purchase more LG products.

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      5.0

      very nice ,has a lot of pluses 3,hdmi outputs

      By 

      from Houston, TX, USA

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

          Just the right size that I wanted it fits and no matter where you can see the picture at any angle its picture is very exceptional and brilliant

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          5.0

          this product has a great picture

          By 

          from Hastings, NE, USA

          Pros

          • Performance
          • Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

              I am very happy with my LG. I have wanted one ever since my dad got one a couple of years ago.love it

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              5.0

              This product has excellent features

              By 

              from Iowa City, IA, USA

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                  This product is an excellent 42 inch HD television which is very bright, easy to see and easy to use settings. The television is easy to manuever, easy to adjust and has a rotating base. It has a beautiful finish which blends into my living room perfectly. The quality is outstanding and my friends constanly offer their compliments. The price was exceptional!!

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                  5.0

                  LOVE this TV!

                  By 

                  from Eureka, CA, USA

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                      Have had this model for over a year and no problems at all. It looks slick and has a great picture for TV, movies, and as a computer monitor.

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                      5.0

                      Solid TV

                      By 

                      from Chicago, IL

                      Pros

                      • Easy to use
                      • style/design

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                          Had this TV for a little over a year now without any problems. The menus are easy to navigate and it plays well with our receiver and tivo. All around good.

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          okMays

                          By 

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                          my wife and I have enjoyed this television since it was first hooked up. It stayed in the box for a couple of months until we moved in our new house (a year ago at the end of this month). The picture quality is amazing. We have HD satellite service and wouldn't have it any other way. I would only ask for another HDMI connection. We have a HTS connected with a bluray and I LOVE THE QUALITY! The picture is beautiful. Just the other day (for the first time) I connected a flashdrive and watche a slideshow presentation of our wedding and I felt like I was THERE all over again because the pictures were so beautiful. The speakers on the TV have an amazing sound quality also. I really get excited when I connect the Wii because thats beautiful also (the streamed videos are amazing also). Here is the shocker... there is even a VCR CONNECTED AND VIDEOS ON THAT ARE AS IF WE ARE WATCHING HD. I've been forced to keep all of my VHS tapes because the tv makes them beautiful. I COULD NOT BE MORE PLEASED!!! We will be purchasing another LG for the bedroom within the month. Proud to be a part of the LG family!

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                          5.0

                          Great TV

                          By 

                          from Harrisburg PA

                          Pros

                          • Easy to use
                          • Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                              Nice t.v. for the price. We've had it for over a year now and still looks/acts like new.

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                              5.0

                              A great television set

                              By 

                              from Undisclosed

                              Pros

                              • Performance
                              • Quality
                              • style/design

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                                  I am very pleased with my LG tv. I would recommend it to anyone.

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Great Value

                                  By 

                                  from Pacific NW

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to use
                                  • Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about LG 42" Black LCD Flat Panel HDTV:

                                      Have owned the 42LD450 since May 2011, no problems setting up and has been flawless since. Only wished it had one more HDMI port. Picture quality is good and is not washed out when viewing from different angles. Very pleased with its good performance and great value.

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