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42 Inch TV | Full HD 1080P | Broadband | TruMotion 120Hz | LED LCD TV

  • 42LE5500

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • Smart Energy Saving Features
  • Find the perfect picture.
  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Full HD where you want it.
Display
Screen size (in.) 42
Display Type LED technology
Full HD (1080p) Yes
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness (cd/m2) 450 cd/㎡
Contrast Ratio 5,000,000:1
TruMotion™ 120 Hz
Colours Reproduction (R,G,B) Bit 10 bits
Response Time 2.4ms
Viewing Angle 178°/178°
Life Span (hr) 30,000 hr
Video
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Input Details
Aspect Ratio Correction 6 Modes(16:9, Just Scan, 4:3, Set by Program,Zoom, Cinema Zoom)
Just Scan HDMI (1080p / 1080i / 720p) Component (1080p / 1080i / 720p) RF (1080i / 720p)
AV Mode (Cinema/Game/Sport) Cinema / Sport / Game
Picture Mode 8 Modes (Intelligent Sensor, Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Sports, Game, isf Expert1, isf Expert2)
Eye Care (Anti Dazzling) Yes
USB 2.0
MP3 Yes
JPEG Yes
DivX (HD/SD) Yes(HD)
Broadband
NetCast™ Entertainment Access* Yes (WiFi) *Third party services may be changed, removed, or interrupted, without notice, and LG makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time.
Special Features
Wireless Ready Yes (Wireless kit sold seperately)
Simple E-Manual Yes
Energy Saving recommended Plus
1080P Source Input HDMI (60/30/24p) Component (60/30/24p) RGB (WXGA)
Quick View Yes
Parental Control Yes
Child Lock Yes
Closed Caption Yes
SimpLink (HDMI-CEC) Yes
Clock On/ Off Time Yes
Clock Sleep Timer Yes
Jack Pack (TV Side)
AV In Yes (1)
HDMI In Yes (1)
USB 2.0 Yes(2 - Music/Photo/Video/Service)
Headphone Out Yes (1)
Jack Pack (TV Rear)
RF In Yes (1)
AV In Yes (1)
Component in (Y,Pb,Pr) + Audio Yes (2)
Digital Audio Out (Coaxial/ Optical) Yes (1 - Optical)
HDMI/HDCP Input Yes(3) - 1.3 ver.
PC Audio Input Yes (1)
LAN (For Modem) Yes
RS-232C (Control / SVC) Yes(1 ,SVC Only)
Weight
SET (w/o stand lbs) 36.8 lbs
Including stand (lbs) 43 lbs
Dimensions - WxHxD
Set (w/o stand) inch 40" x 24.8" x 1.2"
Including stand inch 40" x 27.2" x 10.6"

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bromen This tv broke randomly..i got lime a 15yo tv and still works. Whats up?
Date published: 2016-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great TV/Monitor This TV was purchased to serve as a "large screen" monitor for various portions of an IP Network. Secondary use is for the TV portion. It functions perfectly in both capacities. For the Network monitoring, we have it connected to a workstation using a wireless video feed. The resolution is great for viewing "across the room" icons and details of the network. The TV portion is fantastic - basic cable provides both standard and HD channels that display well.
Date published: 2011-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 42LE5500 The clarity is so visually life-like and clean. The set-up and operational features are very easy to navigate. The audio/stereo soundis also outstanding.From Blu-ray Movies to sunday Football,the fast action motion is never a blur.I would give the Product Ratings a solid 5 stars.
Date published: 2011-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product I purchased this television on 12 21, 2010, and have never once had any negatives about its performance. Right out of the box it was flawless, using the preconfigured settings on default. After I became familiar with all of the options for pictures, sound etc, I customized it for my environment, and again it performed flawlessly. This is the first LG televsion I have owned, but certainly won't be the last. The internet capabilities further enhanced my experience, and could not have been easier to configure with my DSL MODEM. I stream entertainment frequently and have never had a glitch. I am currently in the market for one of the latest LG SMART Televisions, and if the one I currently own is an indication of what I can expect from the next generation, I know I will be impressed and very happy with my purchase. Way to go LG, wish more corporations had the same foresight on their products.
Date published: 2011-10-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent TV We've had this LG LED LCD TV for a little over a year, and it's fantastic, for the most part. When we purchased it, we compared the picture to all of the other available similar sized pictures, and this one stood out, by far, as the best. The clarity and brightness is unmatched by similar sets. True, it did cost a bit more than the other similar sized set, but IMO, it was worth it. The only feature that I'm not extremely impressed with is the sound quality. It has a numbered range for volume from 1 - 100, and when the volume level exceeds 30 or so, it begins to sound a bit distorted. Since the speakers are very small and on the back of the set, I'm sure this is why. Overall, I'm very happy with this set, so far, though.
Date published: 2011-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product for the money I had this HDTV for about 8 months. It has been a steady performer. Screen is bright and good contrast between colors, black & white. I like all of its features even-though I haven't used some of them. But I know its there if needed. However, Im disappointed with the sound quality of the TV speakers. You must connect to ext sound device to enjoy it. Also Im not happy about the accuracy of pixel/resolution. When I hook up my laptop thro HDMI, the edges of text/objects are not sharp. My brother's 2 year old plasma looks better on that aspect. Overall Im happy with the product, its fast and responsive for games and movies. The features are a bonus.
Date published: 2011-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best TV I have owned this TV for 3 months and all i can say its the best TV ever. The display is most thing i like about it, its great when you watch HD movies, play games
Date published: 2011-09-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GOOD DEAL I HAVE HAD THIS TV FOR ALMOST A YEAR NOW AND I HAVE TO SAY I REALLY GOT MY MONEYS WORTH FOR THE QUALITY OF THE PICTURE. WHEN YOU SET UP THE PICTURE MODE TO THE TIME OF DAY THE PICTURE IS VERY GOOD. THE BEST IMPROVEMENT I SEE IS WHEN YOU GET YOUR BLU-RAY SET UP TO HIGHEST OUTPUT SETTING LIKE 1080P AT 24FPS MY STANDARD DVD'S ARE BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL SHOW WHEN IT WAS ON TV. THANKS LG KEEP 'EM COMING.
Date published: 2011-09-16
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