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LED TV WITH FREEVIEW Full HD, INTELLIGENT SENSOR AND HDMI CONNECTIVITY

  • 42LN540V

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • Full HD
  • FREEVIEW HD
  • HDMI
Available SIZES:
Display
Screen size (in.) 42
Display Type LED
Full HD (1080p) Yes
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Motion Clarity Index 100
Video
Triple XD Engine Yes
Aspect Ratio Correction 8 Modes (16:9/Just Scan/Original/Full Wide/4:3/14:9/Zoom/Cinema Zoom1 )
Just Scan (HDMI/Component/RF)1080i / 1080p / 720p
Real Cinema 24p Yes
Freeview HD Built In Yes
AV Mode Game/ Cinema / Off
Picture Mode 7 modes (Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Game, Eco, Expert1, Expert2)
Picture Wizard Picture Wizard II
Enhanced Noise Reduction Yes
Audio
Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP) Yes
Audio Output 10W + 10W
Dolby Digital Decoder Yes
Surround System Virtual Surround
Sound Status Mode 6 modes (Standard, Music, Cinema, Sport, Game, User setting)
Sound Optimizer 3 modes (Normal, Wall-Mount Type, Stand Type)
Clear Voice Yes (Clear Voice 2)
Smart Share
Screen Share - MHL Yes
Special Features
Motion eye care Yes
EPG(SI) Yes
Input Labeling Yes
Jack Pack (Side)
USB 2.0 1
HDMI1.4 1
CI slot 1
Jack Pack (Rear)
RF In 2
Full Scart 1
Composite In (CVBS + Audio) Sharing with Component
Component in (Y,Pb,Pr) + Audio 1
Digital Audio Out (Coaxial/ Optical) 1(Optical)
LAN 1
HDMI 1.4 1
Cabinet Description
VESA Compatible Yes
Local Key Type 8 Key
Input Device/ UX
Conventional Remote L-con
Connectivity
Simplink (HDMI CEC) Yes
USB
Moving Picture Playback (SD/HD/Plus HD) DivX HD
Picture JPEG, JPS, MPO
Audio Codec AC3(Dolby Digital), EAC3,HAAC,AAC, Mpeg, MP3, PCM
Dimensions - WxHxD (mm)
SET (w/o stand) (mm) 968 x 579 x 79.0
Including stand (mm) 968 x 629 x 236
Weight (Kg)
SET (w/o stand kg) 9.6
Including stand (kg) 10.7
Eco
ErP Class A+
On Power Consumption (IEC62087 Edition 2) (W) 52.0
Annual on-mode power (kWh) 76
Stand By (W) 0.30
Luminance Ratio (%) 65
Mercury Content (mg) 0.0
Presence of Lead Yes - This television contains lead only in certain parts or components where no technology alternatives exist in accordance with existing exemption clauses under the RoHS Directive

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Picture Quality We were not looking for a new TV, but had been really disappointed with our last purchase (SONY Bravia), which had really poor sound quality, even with the addition of a SONY Sound bar (at extra cost!!) it was always found to be lacking, we saw this at Catalogue Clearance (ARGOS) and with £ 200.00 off the listed price seemed a bargain, it was the last one, apart form the display model, and the picture quality of the display unit sold it to us So far so good, it is brilliant, especially for documentaries on underwater coral reefs, stunning !!!
Date published: 2015-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An excellent TV at a great price. Great picture when set on the 'advanced' mode. Excellent value at £250.00
Date published: 2014-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG 42 Inch LED 1080p Flat Screen Great TV! Stand is very poor quality and doesn't fit properly( Design Flaw) in my opinion. This is a shame as the TV is very good quality. Picture when not in 1080p mode isn't as good and in fact looks "blurred" But this is down to the quality of HD. When all Channels are in HD quality this would be perfect. perhaps could do with an extra one or two HDMI Ports, I have an LG Blue Ray Player and a NOW TV Box so they are all populated, no extra capacity to connect other devices featuring an HDMI Connection. Overall, I would recommend this TV to a friend or Colleague.
Date published: 2014-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tv Great TV, picture quality is brilliant. Nice slim frame round the screen, so your getting the full picture. Very easy to set up too.
Date published: 2014-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from has clear pictures and very good colour very pleased with my television the colour is bright and the picture is so clear would recommend l .g 42 ln540v 42 inch I hope that if you are going to buy a television buy l g
Date published: 2014-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning picture. I bought this Television a few weeks ago, to replace an 8 Year old 32in LG TV. I stayed with LG because their products are excellent, and i was always very happy with the picture and sound quality of the 32 in. The new LG is so much lighter and so slim, compared to older designs. I am well chuffed with it's performance so far....the sound is good and the picture clarity is simply stunning in HD. There are a range of options you can apply for picture and sound and are easy to do, if necessary. I hope to get many Years of great service from this set.....i can thoroughly recommend this model..42LN540V.
Date published: 2014-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable I recently purchased my second LG TV and if I needed to buy another TV it would always be LG can't fault them.
Date published: 2014-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent on all fronts I love this tv - it was such a good price, it was easy to set up and very easy to use. And a five year guarantee from Richer Sounds, too!! We've got it linked to our talktalk you view box and our dvd recorder - works well with both.
Date published: 2014-03-05
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