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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 Power20W
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs3
Number of USB PortsYes
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 146 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (119)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality (119)
  • Performance (113)
  • Easy to use (101)
  • Style/design (84)
  • Features/settings (79)

Cons

  • Features/settings (4)

Best Uses

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome HD Picture

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...Read complete review

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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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Screen issues

LG TV's should last more than 6 years. Screen started to go dark at different times about 1 year ago. Took a chance on another tv based on price. Will be my last...Read complete review

LG TV's should last more than 6 years. Screen started to go dark at different times about 1 year ago. Took a chance on another tv based on price. Will be my last LG TV!

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3.0

Audio system died

By 

from Wisconsin, United States

Pros

  • Performance
  • Style/Design

Cons

    Best Uses

      The TV was a good set, but the audio system died at less than six years after buying it. Was hoping for a longer lasting set.

       
      3.0

      Screen issues

      By 

      from Warner Robins, GA, United States

      Pros

      • easy to use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          LG TV's should last more than 6 years. Screen started to go dark at different times about 1 year ago. Took a chance on another tv based on price. Will be my last LG TV!

           
          5.0

          Excellent choice

          By 

          from Chapel Hill, NC, United States

          Pros

          • easy to use
          • Features/Settings
          • Performance
          • Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              I bought this 3 years ago when our living room was remodeled and it is wonderful.

               
              5.0

              So good I bought 2

              By 

              from Dallas, GA.

              Pros

              • Features/Settings
              • Performance
              • 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 .

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent TV after 2+ years of use!

                  By 

                  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!

                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome HD Picture

                      By 

                      from Parma, OH, USA

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        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

                           
                          5.0

                          A great TV for a great price

                          By 

                          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.

                               
                              5.0

                              Simple, not extravagant. All I need in a TV

                              By 

                              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.

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  superior picture quality in all input modes

                                  By 

                                  from Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133, USA

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to use
                                  • Performance
                                  • Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

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

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Excellent TV

                                      By 

                                      from Sioux Falls, SD, USA

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to use
                                      • Performance
                                      • 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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                                          LG 42" Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV

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