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42" class (41.6" diagonal) Plasma Widescreen Commercial HDTV

  • 42PQ30C

  • Discontinued Product
PLASMA MODULE
600Hz Sub-Field DrivingYes, 10 sub-fields per frame
Brightness1,500 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio30,000:1
Display Area41.6"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio2,000,000:1
Filter TypeAnti-reflective screen
Life Span (approx.)100,000 hours to half brightness
Native Display Resolution1024×768
PDP Panel Type42"
Viewing Angle (H/V)178°/178°
VIDEO
DTV Signal Strength IndicatorYes (digital)
Digital Comb Filter3D
Enhanced Noise ReductionYes (3D & MPEG)
ISFccc CalibrationReadyYes
Image Sticking MinimizationWhite Wash, Orbiter, Color Wash
Just Scan (1:1 Pixel matching), (0% overscan)HDMI 1080p/1080i/720p, Component 1080p/1080i/720p, RF 1080i/720p
Picture Preset Modes7 Modes
Picture ResetYes
Pure Black LevelYes
XD ColorYes (Active Color Management)
XD EngineYes
3:2 Pull DownYes
ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM Tuner1 Built-in tuner
AV Mode (Picture and Sound)Yes (Cinema, Sports, Game)
Aspect Ratio16:9
Aspect Ratio Adjustment6 Modes
Black Stretcher (Black Level Enhancer)Yes
Color Reproduction10-bit Chassis Output
Color Temperature Adjustment3 Modes
REAR INPUTS
PC Audio In1
HDMI with HDCP (DVI with Adapter)2 (V.1.3 with Deep Color)
Composite Video & Audio L/R In1
Component HD/DVD & Audio L/R In2
RS-232C In (9-pin male D-Sub)1 (Control/Service)
Remote Control In (IR)1
S-Video In01
RGB In (15-pin female mini D-Sub) – PC1
Antenna/Cable In (RF)1
SIDE INPUTS
Composite Video & Audio L/R In1
HDMI In1 (V.1.3 with Deep Color)
USB (2.0) Music, Photo, Video1 (mp3, JPEG, service)
REAR OUTPUTS
Digital AudioOut (Optical)1
AUDIO
AVL (Auto Volume Leveler II)Yes
Surround System TypeSRS TruSurround XT™
Speaker System Details1 Way 2 Speakers
Sound Selection Mode5 Modes
AudioOutputPower (THD 10%)10W + 10W
Bass/Treble/BalanceYes
Clear Voice IIYes
Dolby Digital DecoderYes
Invisible Speaker SystemYes (No visible speaker grilles)
Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP)Yes
MuteYes
POWER
EcoSmart-Energy Savings - 3 Mode Power Saving LevelsYes (manual)
EcoSmart-Energy Savings - Intelligent SensorYes (automatic)
Power Consumption (typ.)185 Wh (measured with video signal - IE62087 dynamic broadcast)
Stand by (stand by)under 0.2W
Stand by (off mode)under 0.1W
Power RequirementAC 100~240V, 50/60Hz
SPECIAL FEATURES
Trilingual MenusEnglish, Spanish, French
Sleep TimerYes (10 min. to 240 min.)
SimpLink™ (HDMI CEC)Yes
1080p Source InputHDMI 60p/30p/24p, Component 60p/30p/24p, RGB 60p
AV Input NavigationYes (EZ input toggle)
Auto Channel ProgrammingYes
Auto Off (when no video is present)Yes (After 10 minutes)
Auto SleepYes
Auto and Manual ClockYes
Channel Add/Delete/EditYes
Closed CaptionYes
Custom Input LabelsYes
EZ MenusYes
Favorite Channel ProgrammingYes
Key LockYes
On/Off TimerYes
Parental Control w/V-ChipYes
Public Display SettingsYes (9 settings)
Quick Setup GuideYes
Quick View (Flashback)Yes
CABINET
Weight with packaging65.9 lbs (29.9 Kg)
Cabinet StyleTable Top
Cable Management ClipYes
Dimensions packaging (W×H×D)51.7" x 29.4" x 9.5"
Dimensions with Stand (W×H×D)41.0" x 28.4" x 12.1"
Dimensions without Stand (W×H×D)41.0" x 26.0" x 3.2"
Power ButtonRed (Stand-by); Blue (On)
Stand ColorHigh Gloss Black
Table Stand IncludedDetachable Swivel (20°/20°)
VESA™ Compatible400mm × 400mm, M6
Weight without Stand50.0 lbs (22.7 Kg)
Cabinet ColorHigh Gloss Black
Weight with Stand54.6 lbs (24.8 Kg)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENTS
AltitudeUp to 9,514 feet (2,900 m)
Operating Humidity Rangeunder 80%
Storage Temperature Range-4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
Storage Humidity Rangeunder 85%
Operating Temperature32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
COMPATIBLE FORMATS
Max Computer Resolution (RGB)1360 x 768 (WXGA)
HDTV, NTSC, VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGAYes
REQUIRED APPROVALS
UL, c-UL, FCCYes
RoHS CompliantYes
SERVICE/LIMITED WARRANTY
Limited Warranty2 Years (Parts/Labor)
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
Supplied AccessoriesOwners Manual, Power Cord (6 foot), LG Universal Remote Control
UPC
42PQ30C7 19192 17554 9

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