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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.

HDMI. The Modern Standard.

For high performance viewing, the integrated HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) lets TV watchers connect 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 1 out of 5 by from Nice display, poor audio, no audio outputs We've had LG products in the past, and they were fine products. Our last LG TV had plenty of I/O, and it was an entry level unit like this one. This has one combo A/V input and 2 HDMI inputs. There are no outputs. Regarding the use of this unit with a Sound Bar: If you have a different source of input such as a DVR/Tuner, then you can route the HDMI from that unit through a sound bar. However, this unit does not have an HDMI-Link that allows you to control the volume from the DVR/Tuner remote. Come on, LG, you can do better than this....
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I purchased this tv based on previous purchase. Very pleased with the picture quality, once I figured out the options. My only problem, are the foot stands are very loose and makes the tv wobble. I feel like it will fall forward or backward. This was also a problem in other customer reviews I read.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great picture. Horrible audio. The Audio is not what I expected for an LG product.
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sound is terrible Came with my travel trailer. I understand there is no output for the sound but the speakers point straight down. Sound does not project into the room just to the floor. Poor design.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this tv to replace an old analog at the lake home, I can only say that it far excedes the picture quality of the old tv which was to be expected. Tobe honest all I can say is WOW its great almost like being real life.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tv I bought an LG 42.5 inch tv. Have always loved LG. This is one of the nicest tvs we have owned. Bought other brands but LG is so good, clear picture, great sound,
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I’m happy I got this. Great picture quality. High value for money spent. Will buy again
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great picture Very good pic,easy to use,great sound.The price was a great buy as well.
Date published: 2017-09-25
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How much does cost a 43lj500m?

Asked by: Albi
While we have a recommended pricing each retailer sets their own pricing for each product. We would recommend reaching out to your favorite electronics retailer regarding their current pricing on this TV.
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-10-12

Getting picture to fit entire screen

Asked by: Edmonds1232
More information is needed to better address your question. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-03

How do I remove the two legs the tv stands on?

Asked by: Meatballmike
The two legs can be removed from the television by removing the 4 screws (2 in each leg) underneath the TV legs. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 if you require additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-14

Just bought the tv. The color is not working, only black and white. How do I change it back to color?

Asked by: Shannon55
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. A change to black and white images typically stems from the video cable coming loose. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance with this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-13

Does this tv have an alarm feature? Where it turns off and on at a specified time

Asked by: Jefflys
The LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M does not have an "alarm feature where it turns off and on at a specified time"...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-30

Just bought a Sony 2.1 channel sound bar.  What do I need to connect optical chord to my TV

Asked by: Chloe14
Regrettably, you will not be able to connect your Sound Bar to the LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M because it does not have an Optical Digital Audio Output or any other audio output. This is an entry level TV designed for people who are not looking to connect to an external audio system...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-14

May i ask if ithis is a auto volt? My location is in philippines it said 100-240v

Asked by: Paolodj
The voltage is not an issue with this LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 43" Class (42.5" Diag), Model # 43LJ500M since it is a dual voltage TV, (i.e. 100~240Vac 50-60Hz). The TV has three built-in tuners, an ATSC tuner, an NTSC tuner and a 64 & 256 QAM tuner, that are only compatible with the TV Broadcast standards used in the U.S. The Philippines will be adopting the Japanese ISDB-T standard for digital television and discontinuing using the American NTSC standard for analog TV on 2020 or April 30, 2023. Several broadcasters in the Philippines have been running trial broadcasts using the European DVB-T standard, so you may want to inquire if NTSC is still being used and if it is, then the TV will work in the Philippines. If not, then it will not work there...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-12

Does it work with 220 V ? On the website it says 110v -220v , but when I got the tv it says 110 v.  Thanks in advance.

Asked by: Salas
The voltage information provided on is the range for the model. However, the required voltage itself would differ based on the country that the TV is designed for use in.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-04
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