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Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV - TC-P42X60

Abt Model: TCP42X60 | UPC Code: 885170111080
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1024x768 Resolution/ 600Hz Sub-Field Drive/ 3,500,000:1 Contrast/ 6,144 Gradation Steps/ 24p Playback/ USB 2.0/ C.A.T.S (Contrast Automatic Tracking System)/ Black Finish
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TCP42X60 - Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV

The Panasonic TCP42X60 offers a gorgeous 600Hz sub-field drive which provides you with the best quality image technology. This works to provide the crispest of images and eliminates motion-blur. The Panasonic TCP42X60 is both mercury and lead free which makes this Panasonic Plasma friendlier to the environment. This will definitely reduce the impact on the environment. With the new long panel life, however, you won't have to worry about replacing the Panasonic Plasma anytime soon. The Panasonic VIERA TCP42X60 offers a long,lasting, efficient design, that will bring to life your favorite programs.

Features:

  • 600Hz Sub-field Drive
    Panasonic uses its own unique image-analysis technology. This technology converts the motion in each scene into data, and each frame is virtually displayed in a shorter length of time, to create crisp images
  • Mercury and Lead Free
    Panasonic is committed to making our products friendlier to the environment. In line with this commitment, all VIERA plasma display panels are free of both lead and mercury. This reduces the impact on the environment years down the road when the TV is recycled or retired from use
  • Long Panel Life
    One important way consumers can protect the environment is by choosing high-quality products and taking care of them so they last for a long time. A high-quality VIERA HDTV can help. Thanks to a newly designed phosphor process and rear panel process, our plasma panels last for up to 100,000 hours before the brightness decreases by half. That's more than 30 years of viewing 8 hours a day

Specifications:

Picture Quality

  • Display
    • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
    • Panel Drive: 600 Hz Sub-Field Drive
    • Picture Mode: Vivid/Standard/Custom/Cinema
    • Contrast: 3,500,000:1
    • Shades of Gradation: 6,144 gradation steps
    • 24p Playback (3:2): Yes
  • Sound Quality
    • Speakers: Full Range x 2
    • Speaker Output: 20 W (10 + 10)
    • Surround Mode: V-Audio

Networking

  • Media Player (picture/movie/music): Yes
    • Support Format: MKV/MP4, MP3, JPEG

Eco

  • C.A.T.S.: Yes

Terminal

  • Inputs / Outputs
    • HDMI Input: 2 (2 rear)
      • Support Feature: Audio Return Channel (Input 2)
    • Component Video Input Shared with Composite: RCA phono type x 1 (rear)
    • USB2.0: 1
    • Digital Audio Output (Optical): 1 (rear)

General

  • Power Supply: AC 120 V, 60 Hz
  • Display Resolution: 1024x768
  • Screen Size Diagonal: 41.9"
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand
    • Width: 39.7"
    • Height: 24.3"
    • Depth: 3.2"
  • With Stand
    • Width: 39.7"
    • Height: 25.9"
    • Depth: 9.1"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 34.2 lbs
  • With Stand: 36.4 lbs
  • Shipping: 46 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Television TypePlasma
Screen Size (inches)42
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution720p
3DNo
Refresh Rate600Hz
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, USB 2.0
Output ConnectorsOptical Audio
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)39.7
Height (inches)24.3
Panel Depth (inches)3.2
  

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HanoverPanasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV
 
3.9

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Inexpensive (16)
  • Great picture quality (12)
  • Easy to setup (11)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Exceeded expectations (11)

Cons

  • Poor quality (7)
  • Did not meet expectations (5)

Best Uses

  • Home (9)
  • Bedroom (8)
  • Movies (4)
  • Home theater (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great deal / great TV

I bought this TV after looking at many LED and LCD sets. Based on price and screen quality, this TV is wonderful. I am a fan of plasma due to the fast screen...Read complete review

I bought this TV after looking at many LED and LCD sets. Based on price and screen quality, this TV is wonderful. I am a fan of plasma due to the fast screen response, display thickness, and price Plasma is a mature technology, and the price of most plasma sets reflects such. The store salesmen will point you at LED, but I can't say the screen quality is better on LED, just they are brighter. This set is not extremely bright, and if you watch TV in a room with lots of sunlight it may not be for you. But for evening or darker room viewing, it is really good. It's not as if you can't see the screen in a sunny room, it just doesn't pop like an LED would. And plasma screens have a glossy screen which will reflect light in a bright room. You will find that the video presets (standard / cinema / game / vivid) are not very good. With a little tweaking, the screen looks great. The TV does get warm, which is a traditional plasma trait, so don't mount it right against the wall, leave a small gap. I am very pleased with my purchase and would buy a similar Panasonic model again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Worst Purchase

So I purchased a TC-P42X5 approximately 6 months ago. Was working fine until I came home one night and tried to put the tv on. Of course nothing no power at all was being...Read complete review

So I purchased a TC-P42X5 approximately 6 months ago. Was working fine until I came home one night and tried to put the tv on. Of course nothing no power at all was being supplied to the tv. The internal power fuse must have blown. Now I have no TV and have to wait for support or a repairman. I mean the TV is a year old. Cross off panasonic as a name brand that I would ever buy again.

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1.0

Terrible TV

By 

from San Diego, CA, USA

Pros

  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations
  • Poor quality

Best Uses

    Comments about Hanover Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

    I have had this tv for one month.......yes one month and I am not exaggerating. A fuse blew in my apartment and the tv went dead. No blinking lights, nothing. Took the back off the TV and nothing appeared to be amiss. DO NOT BUY THIS TV. From the reviews on this board, you have about a 25% chance of this tv breaking.

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    1.0

    Worst TV

    By 

    from Va Beach. Va

    Pros

      Cons

      • Did not meet expectations
      • Poor quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hanover Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

        When your Elect goes out the TV does too. Many Many similar complaints on Internet . Serious design flaw. Panasonic should replace all these TV's. TV will usually fix itself after being unplugged for 2 to 3 Days ,yes Days.

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        1.0

        Less than two years old and has died twice

        By 

        from Hamilton, Ohio

        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Inexpensive

        Cons

        • Did not meet expectations
        • Poor quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Hanover Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

          Fixed it the first time with a new power supply board, at less than a year old. Happened during a thunderstorm, so I blamed the surge protector. I replaced the Surge protector with a High Quality unit to be safe. The second time, I unplugged the TV to move it during a new flooring installation. Plugged back in and nothing. No more Panasonic products for me!

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          5.0

          Unsurpassed picture quality

          By 

          from Calgary, Canada

          Pros

          • Picture Quality

          Cons

          • wireless dongel not ideal

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hanover Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

            This TV is awesome whether HD or non HD. Best TV I've seen for non-HD channels.

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            4.0

            Typical quality panasonic product

            By 

            from Skokie, IL

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Excellent Documentation
            • Fast Setup
            • Good Remote Control
            • Good Resolution
            • Great Picture Quality
            • Reduced Glare

            Cons

            • Can't Use Closed Captions

            Best Uses

            • Bedroom
            • Home
            • Home Theater
            • Movies

            Comments about Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

            Reason for only 4 stars: I often view shows I have previously recorded on my own DVR, but this TV won't let me see closed captioning on this recorded material; I CAN view closed captioning while simply watching the show on TV. My previous [18-year-old!] TV DID let me see closed captioning while watching my own pre-recorded material.

            I appreciate Panasonic's excellent documentation. Most other manufacturers do not provide such clear instructions.

            Service and delivery comments:

            5 stars to Abt for delivery, setup, instructions, etc. I would give Abt 10 stars if I could!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Great Plasma at a great price

            By 

            from Philadelphia

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful Picture And Goo
            • Fast Setup
            • Good Remote Control
            • Great Picture Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Theater

              Comments about Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

              My second Panasonic plasma. Picture and image second to none.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best TV I've ever purchased

              By 

              from Anderson, SC

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Exceeded expectations
              • Inexpensive

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hanover Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

                Simple to set up, crystal clear picture and flawless motion anytime I'm watching it. It looks incredible when I'm using it for gaming. Love the bright colors and the cool features. Also had more than enough inputs for everything I needed, and was at a price point I couldn't beat. I've owned it for about a year and a half now and had no problems whatsoever! If I had the choice, I'd go back and do it again. Been an awesome TV!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Piece of junk

                By 

                from Undisclosed

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Poor quality

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hanover Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

                    Haven't had it for even 2 years and it has died. No more Panasonic for me.

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                    5.0

                    Bought one of the few left anywhere.

                    By 

                    from Lockport NY.

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Energy Efficient
                    • Fast Setup
                    • Good Remote Control
                    • Good Resolution
                    • Great Picture Quality
                    • Great Sound Quality
                    • Reduced Glare

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bedroom
                      • Home
                      • Home Theater
                      • Movies
                      • Wall Mounting

                      Comments about Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

                      Great TV Overall way better than an Led or Lcd. A warm, rich, sumpuous picture.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Great, friendly and knowledgeable service. Quick delivery with a "Quality Shipper", not just tossed in the back of a semi truck by a cheap shipper. With electronics, the handling from factory to your door is the main issue always. Always!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Love my new TV!

                      By 

                      from Lindenhurst, IL

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Energy Efficient
                      • Fast Setup
                      • Good Remote Control
                      • Good Resolution
                      • Great Picture Quality
                      • Great Sound Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Bedroom
                        • Home

                        Comments about Panasonic 42" Black 720P Plasma HDTV:

                        I'm very happy with this TV. Picture quality and sound are excellent. Color is very realistic. This TV is perfect for me!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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