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LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV - 42LN5400

Abt Model: 42LN5400 | UPC Code: 719192588370
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1920x1080 Full HD Resolution/ TruMotion 120Hz/ Triple XD Engine/ Resolution Upscaler/ Picture Wizard II/ SIMPLINK Connectivity/ USB/ 7 Picture Modes/ Black Finish
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LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV, Model 42LN5400

Getting the superior image quality of an LED TV doesn't have to be an expensive affair, thanks to the LG 42LN5400 LED TV. Part of the LG 5400 series, this 42-inch LED TV takes advantage of technologies from more advanced sets, and puts them into a model perfect for the average user looking for a great viewing experience.

The heart of the 42LN5400 is the LED backlit panel, featuring a full HD 1080p picture. LED backlighting produces a picture with better brightness and colors than a traditional LCD television, so your favorite movies will have clarity like never before. LG's proprietary Triple XD Engine helps reduce noise and increase contrast, for cinema-like picture quality. For sports fans and gamers, TruMotion 120Hz technology greatly reduces motion blur, keeping the picture sharp when the onscreen action speeds up.

LG understands that some people just want to enjoy watching TV, without worrying about tech specs or fiddling with settings. To that end, the 42LN5400 LED TV comes equipped with Picture Wizard II, a simple on-screen calibration system. This easy-to-use feature uses images and diagrams to guide you through a calibration process, giving you the best picture output without needing a PhD in technology. An LG SIMPLINK connection lets your other LG devices communicate via a single cable, allowing easy system integration and control. And because it's ENERGY STAR qualified, the LG 42LN5400 can end up saving you money compared to an older TV.

Features:

  • LED Backlighting
  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Triple XD Engine
  • Resolution Upscaler
  • Picture Wizard II
  • SIMPLINK Connectivity

Specifications:

Panel

  • Screen Size Class: 42" Class (41.9" diagonal)
  • Resolution: 1920x1080
  • BLU Type: Direct LED
  • Refresh Rate: TruMotion 120hz

Video

  • Triple XD™ Engine: Yes
  • Picture Wizard II: Yes
  • Smart Energy Saving: Yes
  • Picture Mode: 7 Modes (Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Sport, Game, Expert1, Expert2)
  • AV Mode II (Picture & Sound): 3 Modes (Cinema, Game, Off)
  • Aspect Ratio: 6 Modes (16:9, Just Scan, Original, 4:3, Cinema Zoom, Zoom)
  • Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching): HDMI: 1080i, Component: 1080p, RF 720p

Audio

  • Speaker System: 1 Way, 2 Speakers
  • Audio Output (Watts - THD 10%): 10W + 10W
  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP): Yes
  • Virtual Surround: Yes
  • Clear Voice II: Yes
  • Sound Mode: 5 Modes (Standard, Music, Cinema, Sport, Game)

Connectivity

  • MHL™ (Mobile HD Link): Yes
  • SIMPLINK™ (HDMI™ CED): Yes

Inputs / Outputs

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1 (rear)
  • AV In: 1 (rear)
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr + Audio): 1 (rear)
  • HDMI™/HDCP In: 2 (1 rear, 1 side)
  • USB 3.0/2.0 In: 1 (side)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1 (rear)
  • Headphone Out: 1 (rear)
  • RS-232C (Control & Service): 1 (rear)

Other

  • VESA Standard: 200mm x 200mm

Approximate Dimensions:

  • TV Without Stand (WxHxD): 38.11" x 22.28" x 3.11"
  • TV With Stand (WxHxD): 38.11" x 24.72" x 9.25"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 21.2 lbs
  • With Stand: 23.6 lbs
  • Shipping: 31 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 TypeLED
Screen Size42
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution1080p
3DNo
Refresh Rate120Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel20 Watts
LEDYes
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs2
USB PortYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, USB 2.0, Ethernet
Output ConnectorsOptical Audio
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)38.11
Height (inches)22.28
Panel Depth (inches)3.11
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.7

(based on 108 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (68)
  • Performance (60)
  • Quality (60)
  • Features/settings (41)
  • Style/design (36)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (7)
    • Bedroom (4)
    • Movies (4)
    • Gaming (3)
    • Home theater (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (9), Enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great picture; Audio, not so much

    I am very much enjoying this TV after 3 weeks of viewing. The picture quality and settings are excellent, and the menus, simple. The built-in audio is pretty poor, however, and that...Read complete review

    I am very much enjoying this TV after 3 weeks of viewing. The picture quality and settings are excellent, and the menus, simple. The built-in audio is pretty poor, however, and that has required some significant adjustment for the set this unit is replacing. For watching the news, it's fine, but for any other viewing, I run the sound through my AV receiver, which sadly, wipes out any benefit to be gained from the energy efficiency provided by the LCD-LED screen. I would not recommend this unit if it is to be "stand alone."

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Died after ten days

    Picture was really nice and sharp. Speaker tone was bad, very mid-range-ish, but after ten days of normal use (nights, weekend) the power shut off. I tried unplugging waiting and repluging,...Read complete review

    Picture was really nice and sharp. Speaker tone was bad, very mid-range-ish, but after ten days of normal use (nights, weekend) the power shut off. I tried unplugging waiting and repluging, but the pilot light would come on for about ten seconds and shut off again. new unit too..it was made a month before I bought it. I returned it to the store and purchased a different brand

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    5.0

    Very crisp picture.

    By 

    from Mount Vernon, OH 43050, USA

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • Features/Settings
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • style/design
    • Worth the money

    Cons

      Best Uses

        I love this TV.Great clarity. Perfect size for me. Glad I bought this.

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        1.0

        Junk

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        from Undisclosed

        Pros

        • junk

        Cons

          Best Uses

            This is a piece of junk. Had it for two weeks and as many times had to take it back to the dealer. NEVER again will I buy LG!

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            5.0

            42" Tv

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            from Brooklyn, NY

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            • Easy to use
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            • Quality
            • style/design

            Cons

              Best Uses

                I bougth this tv for my son as an early christmas gift. He loved it, great picture, easy set up. This is my second LG TV I purchased. I also have the 32" love it. Would highly recommend this product.

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                5.0

                Awesome tv!!

                By 

                from Duluth, MN, USA

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    I think i got a really great deal on this tv. It is just the right size for everything I use it for, plus it has a super clear picture. One thing I did take a couple of stars off for was that I personally would have preferred a few more HDMI inputs. I have a lot of things hooked up to my tv, but I guess there are a few things you have to take off when making tv's as slim as this one. Overall, a great choice when looking for tv's

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                    5.0

                    A great value for the money

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                    from Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        This is not the most expensive TV we looked at , but it had more features for the money than any of the others. We were pleasantly surprised when we turned it on at saw how sharp and clear the picture was compared to our old LCD TV. LG is a quality product at a reasonable price. It actually has more features than some other TV's that cost more. ie, the zoom feature (great for those letter box movies), that is included on this TV, but not on most others in this price range. EZ to read and control remote.

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                        5.0

                        best buy for the moneyThis is the best buy for the

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                        from Tampa, FL, USA

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                        • Easy to use
                        • Performance
                        • quality

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                            this is the best buy for the money. It has an excellent picture and great sound. Sure to please!

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                            5.0

                            Performance

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                            from Fort Wayne, IN, USA

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                            • Features/Settings
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                                This TV looks great and the picture quality is outstanding and is loaded with usable features.

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                                4.0

                                Great TV

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                                from Undisclosed

                                This TV has a great picture and sound. It looks great also.

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                                5.0

                                Great TV

                                By 

                                from Granbury, Tx

                                About Me Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Great Picture Quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home
                                  • Video Games

                                  Comments about LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV:

                                  Bought this for our son to use in his room for his new gaming system PS4 and for him to have an HD TV. Delivery was on time and set up was very easy. Picture quality is great and my son is really enjoying having it for his gaming and also watching football on. We've only had 2 weeks so can't say anything about future issues, we own another LG big screen TV that we've had for over 3 years and haven't had any problems or issue with it, hoping this will be the case with this one too.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes

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                                  5.0

                                  LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV by LG

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                                  from Rochester Hills, MI.

                                  About Me Casual User

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Energy Efficient
                                  • Good Remote Control
                                  • Great Picture Quality
                                  • LED-backlit

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home
                                    • Home Theater
                                    • Movies

                                    Comments about LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV:

                                    Great product with fast delivery.
                                    Very satisfied.....

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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