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42" Full HD 1080p LCD TV

  • 42LG5000

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • Freeview
  • HD-Ready 1080p
  • Intelligent Sensor
  • HDMI 1.3 Deep Color / 3xHDMI
Available SIZES:
Screen size (in.) 42
Display Type LCD
Full HD (1080p) Yes
HD Ready No
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness (cd/m2) 500
Contrast Ratio 50,000:1
TruMotion™ No
Colors Reproduction (R,G,B) Bit 10
Life Span (hr) 60,000
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Just Scan Yes
Cinema 3:2/2:2 Pull down Mode Yes
Booster ON/OFF Yes (Analog)
Audio Output 10W + 10W
Speaker System 2 Way 4 Speakers
Dolby Digital Decoder Yes
Surround System SRS TruSurround XT
Sound Status Mode 5 modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Game/Sport)
Clear Voice Yes
DVR Type (Digital / Analog) No
HDD Size No
Recording Time (HD/SD) No/No
Watch & Recording No
Record Signal of External A/V Device No
Pause & Rewind Live Broadcast No
Slow Motion (Rewind and Forward) No
One touch Record No
Series Record No
Manual Record No
Special Features
XD Engine Yes
Intelligent Sensor Yes
EPG(SI) 8 Days
Bluetooth No
Energy Saving recommended Yes
1080P Source Input HDMI 60p/50p/30p/24p Component 60p/50p
Image control Yes
SimpLink (HDMI-CEC) Yes
Jack Pack (Side)
AV In No
HDMI/HDCP Input HDMI ver 1.3 + Deep color
USB 2.0 No
Jack Pack (Rear)
RF In 1
AV In Yes
Component in (Y,Pb,Pr) + Audio 1
RGB In (D-sub 15pin) - PC 1
PC Audio Input 1
RS-232C (Control / SVC) 1(For Service & Control)
Headphone out 1
Consumption (Typical W) 275
Stand-by (Cable card off) under 1w
DC Off (W) 0.1
Dimensions - WxHxD (mm)
SET (w/o stand) (mm) 1032 x 662.3 x 92
Including stand (mm) 1032 x 735.2 x 294
VESA Dimensions (mm) 200 x 200
Weight (Kg)
SET (w/o stand kg) 19.33
Including stand (kg) 22
DVD Player
Built-in DVD player No

What People Are Saying

Rated 2.3 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by bad buy I have the same problame the screen goes black and take ages to come up. When they repair after 2 months back in d same. 04 January 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Value and more features than I expected! Being a big film fanatic, my next purchase had to be 3D and I have always trusted LG to deliver(my last 2 were LG). I was blown away by the 3D and the features on top have been great, Smart Tv is great and I can safely say that my TV is now my Media hub(it was my xbox) streaming Lovefilm and youtube and many others. And after finding the LG phone App, I now use my Iphone as a mouse, keyboard and remote for when surfing the Web(I swore I would not surf on a TV!) I would have paid twice as much as I did after seeing how good this tv is, something I don't think I have ever said about anything for many years. My friends who have seen it want it and some have even bought it within weeks! It will always be LG for me. Keep it up guys! 21 December 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Don't get it Simple TV doesn't work after 3 years. the board goes on it so it is black for 1 hour until it warms up. Waster of money. 16 December 2012
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