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42" Full HD 1080p LED Backlit 240Hz LCD TV (42.0" diagonal)

  • 42LH90

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • LED Mega Contrast 2,000,000:1
  • TruMotion 240Hz
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Intelligent Sensor
Screen size (in.) 42
Display Type LED technology
Full HD (1080p) Yes
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness (cd/m2) 500 cd/㎡
Contrast Ratio 2,000,000:1
TruMotion™ 240 Hz
Response Time 2.4ms
Viewing Angle 178°/178°
Life Span (hr) 30,000 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 Speaker 2 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
DivX (HD/SD) Yes(HD)
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)
Stand-by (Cable card off) 1W ↓
SET (w/o stand kg) 19.5
Including stand (kg) 23.2kg
Dimensions - WxHxD
Including stand (mm) 1065.9 x 776.0 x 361.7
SET (w/o stand) (mm) 1065.9 x 716.4 x 94.4
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 Excellent TV We waited for many years to purchase a flat screen & glad we did . We love our 42"led . Ease of use and great pictures. LG truly stands by their products ! Tks !
Date published: 2011-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We Love Our LG We've had our LG for about a year. The picture is still bright and crystal clear. Cable programming looks great, but the over-the-air reception using rabbit ears is outstanding.
Date published: 2011-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic TV -- Love the LED!!!! I bought this TV based on my experience with the 32LH30 model. This turned out to be a great purchase and I love this TV.
Date published: 2010-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value. Excellent LCD My wife and I were looking to purchase a plasma TV until I saw the LG 42LH90 right next to the plasma I was going to purchase. Although the LG cost a few hundred dollars more, it has such an outstanding picture we had to have it. Before I purchased it I read reviews at CNET and Consummer Reports. Both of this reviews listed it as a "recommended". I have 2 other LG pieces of equipment: VCR/DVR and Entertainment Center. Way to go LG!!
Date published: 2010-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great set The picture quality is outstanding, especially movies never looked better even if they are not high res. I also like the ability to switch aspect ratios and then to adjust the zoom feature.
Date published: 2010-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Even my wife likes it My wife hates technology. She thinks watching television is a huge waste of time. She doesn't understand why one replaces a perfectly good TV (or any still-working product) with another one. But when I turned on my new LG for the first time, she stopped dead in her tracks. "Wow," she said. Great color. Great resolution. A pleasure to watch.
Date published: 2010-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good... but missing some I don't understand that a TV like this is not able to make software update by customer. there are files which the tv don't understand...
Date published: 2010-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great TV ..some deficiencies This is our second LG LCD (first one being 47LG50, purchased in 2008). It's a great display with good styling, vivid pics, great contrast and better audio. My only issue is that there is no ethernet to connect to web direct. Will have to use a network enabled bluray player or PS3.
Date published: 2010-06-24
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