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LG 42" Black 720p Plasma 3D HDTV - 42PM4700

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LG 42" Black 720p Plasma 3D HDTV - 42PM4700

Enjoy HD that gives unprecedented depth to entertainment, virtually unlimited entertainment possibilities with LG Smart TV and special effects of 3D with PM4700. And 600Hz Max Sub Field Driving helps take the blur out of sports and leaves all the action.

Key Features:

  • LG SmartTV
    Easy access to thousands of movies, customizable apps, videos and browse the web right from your living room.
  • 3D
    Bring your content to life with 3D technology! The astonishing effects will immediately grab your attention and bring your entertainment experience to the next dimension.
  • Wi-Fi
    Enjoy seamless home entertainment with Wi-Fi Ready LG Smart TV. This LG Smart TV is Wi-Fi ready, requiring only the supplied dongle to be fully accessible wirelessly.

Features:

Picture Quality

  • Triple XD Engine
  • Resolution Upscaler
  • HD 720p Resolution
  • 600Hz Max Sub Field Driving
  • Super Black Level

SMART TV

  • Magic Remote Ready
  • Home Dashboard
  • Smart Share
    • Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi)
    • Network File Browse

3D Features

  • 3D Wide Viewing Angle
  • 3D Wizard
  • 3D Zone

Design

  • TruSlim Frame

Specifications:

PANEL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Screen Size Class (diagonal): 42" Class (41.6" diagonal)
  • Resolution 1024 x 768p
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3M:1
  • Protective Skin Glass
  • ISM (Image Sticking Minimization) (Orbiter/Color Wash)
  • 600Hz Max Sub Field Driving

BROADCASTING SYSTEM

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

VIDEO

  • Triple XD Engine
  • Aspect Ratio 16:9
  • Aspect Ratio Correction 6 Modes (16:9/Just Scan/Set by Program/4:3/
    Cinema Zoom/Zoom)
  • Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching): 0% OverScan
    • HDMI 1080p/1080i/720p
    • Component 1080p/1080i/720p
    • RF 1080i/720pp
  • Color Temperature Control 3 Modes (Warm/Medium/Cool)
  • Real Cinema 24p (3:3 Pull Down) (HDMI 1080 24p)
  • Cinema 3:2/2:2 Pull Down Mode
  • Resolution Upscaler
  • AV Mode (Picture & Sound) 3 Modes (Cinema/Game/Off)
  • Picture Mode 8 Modes (Vivid/Standard/APS/Cinema/Game/Photo/ISF Expert 1/ISF Expert 2)
  • Expert Mode (ISFccc Ready)
  • Intelligent Sensor Mode
  • xvYCC
  • DTV Signal Strength (Digital)

AUDIO

  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)
  • Dolby Digital Decoder
  • Speaker System 1 Way 2 Speakers
  • Audio Output (Watts - THD 10%) 10W + 10W
  • 3D Sound Zooming
  • Virtual Surround
  • On Screen Equalizer (Band EQ)
  • Auto Volume Leveler II
  • Clear Voice II
  • Sound Mode 7 Modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Sport/Game/Vivid/User Setting)
  • Mute

3D FEATURES

  • 3D Type (SG/FPR) SG
  • 2D to 3D Mode
  • 3D to 2D Mode
  • 2D to 3D Depth Control (20 Steps)
  • 2D to 3D Viewpoint Control (20 Steps)
  • 3D Depth Control (20 Steps)
  • 3D Viewpoint Control (20 Steps)
  • Format Frame Sequential/Side by Side/Top & Bottom/Checker Board/Frame Packing
  • Viewing Angle 178º/178º
  • 3D Emitter Type RF (Bluetooth)
  • 3D Emitter Range 10m

SMART TV FEATURES

  • Home Dashboard 2.0
  • Full Web Browser
  • App Store
  • Premium Content Providers
  • 3D Content Streaming
  • UltraViolet

CONNECTIVITY

  • Wi-Fi (Adapter Included)
  • WiFi Direct
  • Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi)
  • DLNA (Movie/Photo/Music) (Windows 7 Certified)
  • Windows 7 Certified
  • SIMPLINK (HDMI CEC)

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Intelligent Sensor
  • Picture Wizard II (2D/3D)
  • Smart Energy Saving
  • 1080p Source Input
    • HDMI 60p/30p/24p
    • Component 60p/30p/24p
    • RGB 60p (WXGA)
  • AV Input Navigation
  • Input Labeling
  • Screen Adjust
  • Quick View (Flashback)
  • Parental Control w/V-Chip
  • Rating (DTV) (by EPG)
  • Key Lock
  • Closed Caption
  • Photo Mode 6 Modes (Orginal/Mono/Vintage/Oil Painting/Vignetting/Sketching)
  • Memo Caster

CONVENIENCE FEATURES

  • Languages 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

AV INPUTS/OUTPUTS

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable) 1 (Rear)
  • AV In 1 (Rear)
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr) + Audio 2 (Rear)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical) 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™/HDCP Input 3 (2 Side/1 Rear)
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15 Pin) - PC 1 (Rear)
  • PC Audio Input 1 (Rear)
  • USB 2.0 2 (Side)
  • LAN 1 (Rear)
  • RS-232C (Control/Service) 1 (Rear)
  • Remote Control In 1 (Rear)

CABINET / ACCESSORIES

  • Swivel (Right/Left) 20º/20º
  • VESA Compatible (400mm x 400mm)
  • Remote Control Standard
  • Magic Remote Compatible (Sold Seperately)
  • 3D Glasses AG-S350 (Sold Seperately)

POWER

  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Power Supply (Voltage, Hz) 100V ~ 240V, 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption 230W
  • Standby Mode 0.12W

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 45.4 lbs
  • Shipping: 53.1 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

Tv Without Stand:

  • Height: 23.7"
  • Width: 38.2"
  • Depth: 2.3"

Tv With Stand:

  • Height: 25.8"
  • Width: 38.2"
  • Depth: 9.7"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts And Labor
Television TypePlasma
TypePlasma
LED TechnologyNo
Screen Size42"
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution720p
3DYes
Refresh Rate600Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power10W + 10W
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiYes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Number of HDMI Inputs3
USB PortYes
PC ConnectionYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI x34, Component x1, USB x2, PC x1, AV x1
Output ConnectorsOptical
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)38.2"
Height (inches)25.8"
Panel Depth (inches)9.7"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
 
4.6

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (6)
  • Quality (6)
  • Features/settings (4)
  • Style/design (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      LG-42PM4700

      the user manual is very very brief and does not help with all of the functions that this t/v has. I have had many problems with the remote control and the company has...Read complete review

      the user manual is very very brief and does not help with all of the functions that this t/v has. I have had many problems with the remote control and the company has to send me a new one. It's taking very long to get the replacement remote over 1 week!! The remote is very long and it is not user friendly !! No magic control feature, very bad. Sound is moderate, could've been better. T/v does have many hook ups in the back and side, great.There are control buttons on the front of t/v. The 3-D glasses are FREEKING GREAT, this I highly recommend. I really love the t/v features and apps and the color is so awesome and has awesome clarity, thank-you LG. I'm using ths t/v for my own purposes and to have friends over to see sports programs, so far they are great, very little blur at 720p,600mhz. I have not used the wifi dongle, b/c I am using the wired lan, this is more safe to use for security!!!!!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      ..a spoonful of tar spoils a barrel of honey

      This could be an awesome product, but - alas - it is not suitable for viewing 4:3 content. The picture quality itself is amazing but when it comes to display of 4:3...Read complete review

      This could be an awesome product, but - alas - it is not suitable for viewing 4:3 content. The picture quality itself is amazing but when it comes to display of 4:3 picture, this TV projects 2 ugly-looking anti-retention light-grey bars on the left and right of the picture with no option to turn them on or set darker. You can check the YouTube, there is a video with them. These are meant to protect the plasma from burn-in - and they completely spoil the viewing experience. LG has done a tremendous job creating a plasma with TruMotion frame interpolation engine (never thought it is possible), smart TV features, smooth 1080p AVI playback, 3D - and failed to implement the tiny option for changing color of anti-retention bars. My verdict is: this TV is not suitable for 4:3 TV broadcasts. Don't buy it unless you are pretty sure that you will watch only 16:9.

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      2.0

      ..a spoonful of tar spoils a barrel of honey

      By WhiteLight

      from n/a

      Pros

      • Performance
      • Quality
      • style/design

      Cons

        Best Uses

          This could be an awesome product, but - alas - it is not suitable for viewing 4:3 content. The picture quality itself is amazing but when it comes to display of 4:3 picture, this TV projects 2 ugly-looking anti-retention light-grey bars on the left and right of the picture with no option to turn them on or set darker. You can check the YouTube, there is a video with them. These are meant to protect the plasma from burn-in - and they completely spoil the viewing experience. LG has done a tremendous job creating a plasma with TruMotion frame interpolation engine (never thought it is possible), smart TV features, smooth 1080p AVI playback, 3D - and failed to implement the tiny option for changing color of anti-retention bars. My verdict is: this TV is not suitable for 4:3 TV broadcasts. Don't buy it unless you are pretty sure that you will watch only 16:9.

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          I love the picture on this TV! So crisp and clear

          By Kim59

          from Noblesville, IN, USA

          Pros

          • Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

              I would recommend this TV to anyone who has a medium size living room. I think it is just the perfect TV. I love watching movies on it! The picture is so good.

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              5.0

              Everything you need in a Tv!

              By Michael57

              from Barnesville, GA 30204, USA

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  It's been great picture and features,apps

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  great 3d tv for the price

                  By jpeso75

                  from NY, NY

                  Pros

                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Pros: great picture/ rich colors internet ready great value wifi ready lots of customisations available Cons: No audio out jack (only optical) Some motion blur when whatching sports

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                      5.0

                      I enjoy this product.

                      By scooby

                      from Bettendorf, IA, USA

                      Pros

                      • Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Love the fact that web sites are built in to the tv. The only problem I have had is it loses the internet quite frequently or it can't find the web site. Sometimes I have to reinstall the web sites in order for it to work. But when there are no issues, it is great.

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                          5.0

                          Good picture, good sound

                          By GWH

                          from Hebron, CT

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Picture Quality
                          • Sound quality
                          • Viewing angle

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              bought based on review in Consumer Reports. Very happy with product. Picture so real I feel like I can reach out and touch them.

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                              5.0

                              This product is amazing

                              By otero2380

                              from Miami, FL, USA

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  I consider LG as one of the most innovative and reliable brands. Back in the days, I used to be a loyal customer of Sony, but since I bought my first LG TV, I never looked for another brand. My appliances, TVs and other devices are LG.

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                                  5.0

                                  Outstanding picture, and great features.

                                  By Stuffy

                                  from Raleigh, NC

                                  Pros

                                  • Features/Settings
                                  • Performance
                                  • Quality
                                  • style/design

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      The Best TV that I have owned to date.

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                                      5.0

                                      New Kid on the Block

                                      By Ayjent007

                                      from New York City

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      This is my 2nd LG HD TV purchased this year. The image has surprise me....awhole lot! I'm a Pioneer and Panasonic fan. Now, LG has become a choice to consider. The HD image is excellent. Sorry...I can not comment on 3D image since I haven't utilize the feature.

                                      Service and delivery comments:

                                      Awesome service....I receive verification phone calls to confirm my purchase, address and identity. The delivery was accurate, professional and courteous. I will certainly purchase from ABT again.

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                                      5.0

                                      Great price+customer relations+products

                                      By John 316

                                      from Wetumpka, AL

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      I recommend ABT, I am satisfied with my experience buying my TV.

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                                      LG 42" Black  720p Plasma 3D HDTV

                                      LG 42" Black 720p Plasma 3D HDTV

                                      UPC Code: 719192585003
                                      Discontinued


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