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LG 42" Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV - 42LK520

Abt Model: 42LK520 | UPC Code: 719192579903
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Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) Resolution/ TruMotion 120Hz/ Picture Wizard II/ Intelligent Sensor/ ISFccc Ready/ 150,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ 2.4ms Response Time/ XD Engine/ 24p Real Cinema/ x.v. Color/ Dolby Digital Decoder/ USB 2.0/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/QAM Tuners/ Black Finish
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Product Details

LG 42" Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV, Model 42LK520

Features:

  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture Calibration)
  • Intelligent Sensor
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • ISFccc® Ready

Specifications:

Panel

  • Display Type: LCD
  • Screen Size: 42"
  • Native Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 150,000:1
  • Intelligent Sensor
  • Response Time: 2.4ms

Broadcasting System

  • Analog: NTSC
  • Digital: ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM (1 Tuner)

Video

  • XD Engine
  • Aspect Ratio Correction: 6 Modes
  • Color Temperature Control: 3 Modes (Warm/Medium/Cool)
  • Picture Mode: 8 Modes
  • ISFccc® Ready
  • Picture Wizard II
  • AV Mode: 3 Modes (Cinema, Sports, Game)
  • 24p Real Cinema: (24p 5:5/2:2 Pull Down) (HDMI 1080 24p)
  • x.v. Color

Audio

  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)
  • Audio Output (Watts - THD 10%): 10W + 10W
  • Speaker System: 1 Way 2 Speakers
  • Dolby Digital Decoder
  • Surround System: Infinite Surround
  • Bass/Treble/Balance
  • Auto Volume Leveler
  • Clear Voice II
  • Sound Mode: 5 Modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Game/Sports)

Connectivity

  • SIMPLINK (HDMI CEC)

Special Features

  • Smart Energy Saving
  • AV Input Navigation
  • Input Labeling
  • Key Lock
  • Closed Caption (CC)
  • SimpLink (HDMI CEC)

Convenience

  • Language: 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: 2 (1 Rear / 1 Side)
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr) + Audio: 2 (Rear)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™/HDCP Input (1.4 w/Deep Color): 3 (2 Rear / 1 Side)
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15pin) - PC: 1 (Rear)
  • PC Audio Input: 1 (Rear)
  • RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1 (Rear)
  • Headphone Out: 1 (Side)
  • USB 2.0: 1 (Side)

Cabinet

  • Swivel: 20º/20º
  • VESA Compatible: 200mm x 200mm
  • Remote Control: CI S-Con

Power

  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Voltage. Hz: 100V ~ 220V, 50/60Hz
  • Consumption (Max.): 160W
  • Consumption (Average): 90W
  • Standby Mode: <0.1W

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand
    • Height: 24.4"
    • Width: 40.3"
    • Depth: 3"
  • With Stand
    • Height: 27.7"
    • Width: 40.3"
    • Depth: 10.6"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 30.6 lbs
  • With Stand: 34.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 42 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice

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Television TypeLCD
Screen Size (inches)42"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920x1080
3DNo
Refresh Rate120Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel20W
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs3
USB PortYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input Connectors1 RF, 2 Analog, 2 Component Audio, 2 Component Video, 3 HDMI, 1 PC, 1 PC Audio, 1 VGA, 1 USB
Output Connectors1 Digital Audio, 1 Headphone
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)40.3"
Height (inches)27.7"
Panel Depth (inches)10.6"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.8

(based on 143 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (118)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality (118)
  • Performance (111)
  • Easy to use (99)
  • Style/design (83)
  • Features/settings (78)

Cons

  • Features/settings (4)

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5.0

So good I bought 2

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from Dallas, GA.

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  • Quality
  • style/design

Cons

    Best Uses

      Purchased 1 worked extremely well, so well in fact that I went back to the store and purchased another so I can have 2 screens working off of 1 computer. The power saving features are a little qwerky but the screen quality, resolution and price more than make up for it. The no glare screen is a big plus also .

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      5.0

      Excellent TV after 2+ years of use!

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      from Mauldin, SC, USA

      Pros

      • Easy to use
      • Performance
      • quality
      • style/design

      Cons

        Best Uses

          I've had this TV for over 2 years and it does everything i need a tv to do, sure its not as energy efficient as the led counterpart but for the price and picture aswell as reliability, its bar none! Only minor complaint is the inability to have a sort of "smart" feature but it doesnt detract from the overall TV one bit!

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          5.0

          Awesome HD Picture

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          from Parma, OH, USA

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            Best Uses

              No adjustments needed except taking it off energy saver and the screen brightened up. People who have purchased other similar TVs from varying manufacturers and come over have commented, "how come ours doesn't look like that"? Sometimes it is almost surreal and it looks like I am watching live performances. Combined with LG Sound Bar and LG BluRay I have an awesome home entertainment package

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              5.0

              A great TV for a great price

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              from Oklahoma City, OK, USA

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Performance
              • Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  If you are not worried about having a smart TV or 3D tech, then this is the TV for you. The picture quality is great, and it looks awesome running in 120hz. I have had mine for over a year now, and it has run with zero issues.

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                  5.0

                  Simple, not extravagant. All I need in a TV

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                  from Arcadia, OH 44804, USA

                  Pros

                  • Easy to use
                  • Performance
                  • Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Pros-Great picture, great sound. 1080p high-definition with 120 refresh rate makes for a great TV. It is simple. If you don't need a Smart TV with internet and 3D capability and all the other stuff they have available, this is a TV for you. Nothing extravagant, but able to fit my needs. Cons-Honestly, nothing really stands out to me.

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                      5.0

                      superior picture quality in all input modes

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                      from Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133, USA

                      Pros

                      • Easy to use
                      • Performance
                      • Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          The refresh rate 120Hz creates "real"moving images.

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                          5.0

                          Excellent TV

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                          from Sioux Falls, SD, USA

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                          • Easy to use
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                          • Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              This TV is great. The picture is amazing and it is very easy to use. My only complaint (and it is minor) is I wish there was a way to lock the stand from pivoting. My kids find it fun to push the TV back and forth.

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                              5.0

                              Still Satisfied After 10 Months Use

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                              from Fort Wayne, IN, USA

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                              • Quality
                              • style/design

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  We waited until our cathode ray tube TV died before buying an HD flat panel TV. Our most recent TV had a decent run (only 7 years), but not great. (We've had some TVs last for a couple decades.) We like to use things as long as they still work; we're not ones to buy something when we have a serviceable enough product already. So our desire for getting our money's worth with a quality, reliable product is high. We decided on this model (42LK520) after our research, and have been pleased so far. Great picture, great options for adjusting color, screen size and ratio, de-blur and anti-judder settings, and a number of other features. Has an RF connector, USB port, HDMI ports, A/V cable ports --- everything we wanted. Great sound, so there was no need to buy a sound system. Sturdy, too --- one of our toddlers likes to try and "play" with the TV, and the TV has held up. Very happy with this television. Hope it lasts at least as long as the old TV, if not longer. Time will tell.

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                                  5.0

                                  Can not believe how good the picture is!!

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                                  from Elizabeth, NJ, USA

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                                  Cons

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                                      This is my first HD TV and I could not be more happy with it.

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                                      5.0

                                      Oh Yea!

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                                      from Oxford, OH 45056, USA

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                                      Cons

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                                          We did a lot of research, looked at many brands and models before settling on this one. The best choice on the market if your looking for something with decent size and quality.

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                                          LG 42" Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV

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