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42” Full High Definition 1080p LCD TV (42.0” diagonal)

  • 42LH40

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • 70,000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Intelligent Sensor
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
Screen size (in.) 42
Display Type LCD
Full HD (1080p) Yes
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness (cd/m2) 500 cd/㎡
Contrast Ratio 80,000:1
TruMotion™ 120 Hz
Colours Reproduction (R,G,B) Bit 10 bits
Life Span (hr) 60,000 hr
XD Engine Yes
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Input Details
Cinema 3:2 / 2:2 Pull down Mode Yes
Aspect Ratio Correction 6 Modes (16:9, Just Scan, 4:3, Set by Program, Zoom1, Zoom2)
Just Scan HDMI(1080i/1080p/720p) Component(1080i/1080p/720p) RF(1080i/720p)
AV Mode (Cinema/Game/Sport) Cinema / Sport / Game
Eye Care (Anti Dazzling) Yes
Audio Output 10W + 10W
Speaker System Invisible Speaker2 Way 4Speakers
Dolby Digital Decoder Yes
Surround System YesSRS Trusurround XT
Clear Voice II Yes
Sound Status Mode 5 modes (Standard,Music,Cinema,Sport,Game)
USB 2.0
MP3 Yes
Special Features
Intelligent Sensor Yes
Simple E-Manual Yes
Energy Saving recommended Plus Backlight Control + Intelligent Sensor + Video mute
1080P Source Input HDMI (60/30/24p) Component (60/30/24p) RGB (WXGA)
Closed Caption Yes
SimpLink (HDMI-CEC) Yes
Clock On/ Off Time Yes
Clock Sleep Timer Yes
Jack Pack (TV Side)
AV In Yes (1)
USB 2.0 Yes (1)
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)
HDMI/HDCP Input Yes(3) - 1.3 ver.
PC Audio Input Yes (1)
RGB In (D-sub 15pin) Yes (1)
RS-232C (Control / SVC) Yes(1 for SVC & Control)
Consumption (Typical W) 191W
Stand-by (Cable card off) 1W ↓
SET (w/o stand kg) 17.1kg
Including stand (kg) 18.9kg
Dimensions - WxHxD
SET (w/o stand) (mm) 1036 x 655.4 x 89.8
Including stand (mm) 1036 x 721.3 x 296.2
Cabinet Description
Front Cabinet Style Glare
Stand style ( Colour / Glare) Round / Black / Glare
Swivel (angle) Yes (20 / 20)

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from great tv this is the best tv in the world the picture is excellent easy to adjust the color to your liking. i cant see any negitives to this tv, we have had a 55 inch for 5 years still looks great i just recently came across a 42 inch and could not pass up the deal love them both
Date published: 2014-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great picture This product has a great picture with or without hd. fast response time I would recommend it to anyone to buy this product.
Date published: 2012-06-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 47LH40 I have loved my television since I purchased it in early 2010. The picture is great and I have not had any problems with any of the functionality or connectivity. I have it paired with the LBH975 surround sound system and it works flawlessly. This version doesn't come with the internet connectivity, but the surround system does, so everything I could want to do with my setup is available to me and it all functions great! I would give the TV a straight five stars except for the fact that it is getting older now. That being said, I am completely pleased with the LG products in my home and would definitely recommend them to anyone who is looking.
Date published: 2011-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG for sure This TV has the best picture I have ever seen, you watch movies and sports and this TV delivers and its quality is way better than most TVs that cost twice as must. Anyone who does not have this TV in their possesion is missing out.
Date published: 2011-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG TV'S We love this LG TV so much we have just purchased two more for a total of three in our household. Great picture, sound and easy set up.
Date published: 2011-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 42" LCD Have been enjoying this TV for the last year now and I am really pleased with it. Great Picture Easy to use Quality TV for the Price I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a television.
Date published: 2011-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 42LH40 Great combination of picture quality and features. Impressed with overall quality of set.
Date published: 2010-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HD TV I checked plasma and LCD. Easily decided on the LCD and the different brands. After seeing the quality of the picture and the USB inputs available, the choice of LG was not difficult.
Date published: 2010-07-20
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