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42” Class LCD HDTV with 1080p Resolution (42.0” diagonal)

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42” Class LCD HDTV with 1080p Resolution (42.0” diagonal)

42LG50

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why the resolution and pictures on my tv are scattered?its not clear

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1 year, 8 months ago
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If you are viewing DTV, SAT, or even CATV signals, you could be experiencing excessive digital noise, otherwise known as artifacts. Most common when viewing a source in 1080p mode, when the source signal is actually 720p or 720i. If the same issues appear when watching DVD or BlueRay source material - it could be a problem with the video processor in the TV.
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You may find that if you sit too close to any TV, and/or the sharpness control is adjusted beyond midpoint, that elements in the picture will actually seem fuzzy. Lower the sharpness control, and soften the picture using picture presets, and you may like what you see.
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. If there are problems with the images shown on the screen, then we may need to troubleshoot this matter. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance.
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It does - on the rear of the TV. They are at fixed line level (220mv p-p).
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We regret your dissatisfaction with the design of this television. Our LG televisions currently do not have analog wiring for the audio output. They have only the OPTICAL Digital Audio Output jack. For additional information about this unit, we would need to know the model number of the unit in question. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
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I have a LG4250 LCD TV has sound but no picture.

I have a LG42 50 LCD TV. I have sound but no picture. It is on the right input. Do you know what is wrong or how I can fix it?
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Unplug all I/O connectors, and reconnect them - could just be a loose fitting. This is especially the case with HDMI cables, as they have no feature for securing them to the socket/port, and the weight of the cable constantly pulls down on the plugs and connectors. To alleviate this, place a small drip-loop in the cable, and cable tie the balance of the cable so it isn't pulling down on the connector/plug.
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We regret the trouble you have experienced with this television. It is recommended to attempt to connect this television to another electrical outlet to test the electrical flow. If this does not resolve the matter, then the unit may require service. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair....
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Need code for remote

TV is stuck on closed capition.
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Unplug the TV's power cord, and leave it unplugged for 24 hours so that the power supply fully dissipates any remaining or stored charge. Then, plug it back in, install fresh alkaline batteries in the remote control, and try using the menu interface to disable the CC functions again.
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We regret the trouble you have experienced with this remote control and the TV. The TV and remote control will typically have nothing available to prevent the deactivation of the captions. If your television is connected to a Cable Box, it is highly likely that these captions are a setting in the cable box itself.
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42LG50 and headphones

overall, we like our 42LG50' but how do you plug into the tv for headphone use???
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I personally would connect an audio amplifier to the audio output jacks on the rear of the TV, and then connect my headphones to the amp. Much better control over treble, bass, and mid-tones if your stereo system involves a mixer/preamp, and a paragraphic equalizer.
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We appreciate your interest in this television. Unfortunately, the 42LG50 model TV has not been designed for use with headphones.
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