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Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag)

  • 43LJ500M

Key Features

  • Full HD 1080p LED
  • Color Master Engine
  • Virtual Surround
  • HDMI Connectivity

Full HD 1080p LED with Color Master Engine

Discover outstanding high-definition picture with precise Full HD 1080p resolution and enhanced colors for bluer skies, greener grass and more lifelike skin tones, all brought to life with the exceptional brightness and energy efficiency of LED.

Bluer skies. Richer sunsets.

Colors all look better than ever thanks to this special process that enhances the entire wheel — red, green, blue, cyan, magenta and yellow — as well as their hue and luminance.

One Cord. Two Outputs. The Modern Standard

For high performance viewing, the integrated HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) lets TV watchers connect audio and video devices quickly and easily using a single cable.

Wall Mountable

To simplify the mounting process, the rear panel of the TV arrives with the necessary screw holes to accept an industry-standard VESA 200x200 mount*(200mmx200mm configuration). Wall-mount the LG TV quickly and securely with common VESA-compliant hardware*.

USB: 1
Composite In / Component In: 1 / 1(shared with composite)

Sound happens all around you, just like real life.

Sound in the real world comes from every direction — left, right, above, below and behind. LG Virtual Surround recreates the experience so everything from blastoffs to bumps in the night sound like they're happening all around you.

Diagonal Class 43 inches
Diagonal Size 42.5 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Type LED TVs
Display Format Full HD 1080p
Other Input(s) 2 HDMI, 1 USB, 1 RF In (Antenna/Cable), 1 Composite In, Component In (Shared w/ Composite)
Speaker System 2 Channel
Other Features Color Master Engine
Resolution Full HD (1,920 x 1,080)
Refresh Rate 60Hz
Color Master Engine Yes
Speaker System 2 Channel
Output Power 10W
Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP) Yes
RF in (Antenna/Cable) 1
Composite In 1
Component In 1 (shared with composite)
Power Supply (Voltage, Hz) 100~240Vac 50-60Hz
Power Consumption TBD
Standby Mode 0.5Wi
VESA 200 x 200
Wall Mount (WxHxD) 38.2" x 22.4" x 3.1"
W Stand (WxHxD) 38.2" x 24.6" x 8.6"
Shipping (WxHxD) 41.7" x 26.1" x 5.6"
TV without Stand Weight 18.3 lbs
W Stand Weight 18.5 lbs
Shipping Weight 24.9 lbs
UPC 719192613416

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Tv Just purchased this yesterday and finally have it working. Had to call customer support for assistance. The book that tells how to set it up fails to instruct to start with the cord looking icon which has the input source. Once customer support said to start with the HDMI cable it was done. Book not very clear for folks not familiar with Electronic stuff. The picture and sound is excellent. So far we are very happy with it.
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great display/quality but no Audio out! I've always preferred LG from the past few years and when I wanted to get a TV, LG was the first choice. Got the 43 inch TV and there was noaudio output for the TV which was no where mentioned. The features show only the HDMI & USB ports. The digital output is only present for the Smart TV but not for this.
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Can't use with a sound bar There is no Digital optical audio input on this tv. Very disappointing.
Date published: 2017-07-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Picture Great picture quality even without cable. Not able to add a stand alone sound bar (RCA audio cables) that doesn't have bluetooth or component. Direction doesn't even address soundbars.
Date published: 2017-07-03
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Does this TV come with built-in QAM tuner?

Asked by: yankeejake44
The LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M has three built-in tuners: An ATSC tuner, an NTSC tuner and a 64 & 256 QAM tuner...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-11

Is this a smart tv

Asked by: Mudds
The LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M is not a 'Smart TV'...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-10

How can I turn off the voice commands?

Asked by: Martha10
We appreciate your interest in this television and its features. This TV has not been designed with Voice Command capabilities. It does, however, have the Audio Guidance feature which is in place to help the visually impaired. To deactivate this option, access the SETTINGS menu and select the ACCESSIBILITY list. Finally, choose AUDIO GUIDANCE and set it to its OFF mode.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-03

What is the contrast ratio for the LG 43lj500M ?

Since there isn't a standard for measuring contrast ratios, companies stopped listing contrast ratio as a specification and there isn't a contrast ratio listed for the LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M or any of our TVs...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-30

Does the tv have audio out

Asked by: Bbrr
The LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M does not have any audio out ports...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-28

It says in the specs and overview that, for mounting purposes, this TV uses VESA 200 x 100. Does this not mean that the holes are 200mm width apart and 100mm height apart? Because I just measured the holes on my unit, and it's definitely a 200x200 square.

Asked by: izTrippn
Thank you for alerting us about that error. The A x B VESA Wall Mount Pattern for the LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M is 200 x 200. It is given correctly in the owner's manual...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-30 What is the difference between43LH5000 and 43LJ500M? I can't see any difference. Both are the same price. "Is there any difference?" and if not why two models?

Asked by: RickSingerDC
The LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M is a 2017 model and the 43LH5000 is a 2016 TV...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-09

Just purchased this model and I know you can mount it but due to our apartment regulations I am unable to, my problem is the 2 legs provided once attached the tv seems to heavy and leans forward. Is there a more sturdy bottom base I can purchase?

Asked by: Oliii1409
I apologize, but no; only the stand provided with the television is designed for use only with its own stand. We cannot recommend attempting to use any other base with it.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-09
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