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42 Inch TV | Full HD 1080P | 120Hz | LCD TV

  • 42LK520

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture Calibration)
  • Intelligent Sensor
SPECIFICATION English
Display
Screen size (in.) 42
Display Type LCD
Full HD (1080p) Yes
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio 150,000:1
Colours Reproduction (R,G,B) Bit 10 bits
Response Time 2.4ms
Viewing Angle 178°/178°
Life Span (hr) 50,000 hr
Video
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Input Details
Cinema 3:2 / 2:2 Pull down Mode Yes (HDMI 1080p 24p)
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)
Colour Temperature 3 Modes (Warm, Medium, Cool)
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)
Video Yes
Special Features
Energy Saving recommended Yes (Backlight control+intelligent sensor)
1080P Source Input HDMI 60p/50p/30p/24p Component 60p/50p
Parental Control Yes
Child Lock 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 (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)
HDMI/HDCP Input Yes (2) - 1.4 ver.
PC Audio Input Yes (1)
RGB In (D-sub 15pin) Yes (1)
RS-232C (Control / SVC) Yes(1 ,SVC & Control)
Power
Consumption (Typical W) 85W
Weight
SET (w/o stand lbs) 30.6 lbs
Including stand (lbs) 34.2 lbs
Dimensions - WxHxD
Set (w/o stand) inch 40.3" x 24.4" x 3"
Including stand inch 40.3" x 27" x 10.3"
Cabinet Description
Front Cabinet Style H&C
Stand style ( Colour / Glare) Square / Black / Glare
Swivel (angle) Yes (20 / 20)
Local Key Type Button Type (Side)

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good I bought 2 Purchased 1 worked extremely well, so well in fact that I went back to the store and purchased another so I can have 2 screens working off of 1 computer. The power saving features are a little qwerky but the screen quality, resolution and price more than make up for it. The no glare screen is a big plus also .
Date published: 2015-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent TV after 2+ years of use! I've had this TV for over 2 years and it does everything i need a tv to do, sure its not as energy efficient as the led counterpart but for the price and picture aswell as reliability, its bar none! Only minor complaint is the inability to have a sort of "smart" feature but it doesnt detract from the overall TV one bit!
Date published: 2014-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome HD Picture No adjustments needed except taking it off energy saver and the screen brightened up. People who have purchased other similar TVs from varying manufacturers and come over have commented, "how come ours doesn't look like that"? Sometimes it is almost surreal and it looks like I am watching live performances. Combined with LG Sound Bar and LG BluRay I have an awesome home entertainment package
Date published: 2014-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great TV for a great price If you are not worried about having a smart TV or 3D tech, then this is the TV for you. The picture quality is great, and it looks awesome running in 120hz. I have had mine for over a year now, and it has run with zero issues.
Date published: 2014-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple, not extravagant. All I need in a TV Pros-Great picture, great sound. 1080p high-definition with 120 refresh rate makes for a great TV. It is simple. If you don't need a Smart TV with internet and 3D capability and all the other stuff they have available, this is a TV for you. Nothing extravagant, but able to fit my needs. Cons-Honestly, nothing really stands out to me.
Date published: 2013-10-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Value for 42IN LCD TV After research, we decided to purchase this model at nearby Costco ($650 CAD). The menu interface is easy to navigate, and the unit has functioned without issue since purchase (2+ yrs). I've very satisfied with this product.
Date published: 2013-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent TV This TV is great. The picture is amazing and it is very easy to use. My only complaint (and it is minor) is I wish there was a way to lock the stand from pivoting. My kids find it fun to push the TV back and forth.
Date published: 2012-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still Satisfied After 10 Months Use We waited until our cathode ray tube TV died before buying an HD flat panel TV. Our most recent TV had a decent run (only 7 years), but not great. (We've had some TVs last for a couple decades.) We like to use things as long as they still work; we're not ones to buy something when we have a serviceable enough product already. So our desire for getting our money's worth with a quality, reliable product is high. We decided on this model (42LK520) after our research, and have been pleased so far. Great picture, great options for adjusting color, screen size and ratio, de-blur and anti-judder settings, and a number of other features. Has an RF connector, USB port, HDMI ports, A/V cable ports --- everything we wanted. Great sound, so there was no need to buy a sound system. Sturdy, too --- one of our toddlers likes to try and "play" with the TV, and the TV has held up. Very happy with this television. Hope it lasts at least as long as the old TV, if not longer. Time will tell.
Date published: 2012-07-03
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