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42LB5550

Key Features

  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • LED
  • MCI 120

available sizes:

42" Discontinued
SUMMARY
PANEL SPECIFICATIONS
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT
VIDEO
AUDIO
SMART SHARE
CONNECTIVITY
AV INPUTS/OUTPUTS
CABINET / ACCESSORIES
POWER
WARRANTY / UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing TV for the money! Absolutely, no issues with this TV. Amazing picture, easy to setup and it's nice and thin.
Date published: 2019-05-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lower left screen does a 1sec flash (dims in&out) For those who have this similar problem, I simply went to the picture setting, then adjusted all the options (Color, sharpness, brightness, contrast, and backlight) to zero. when I adjusted the Backlight, then flash stopped. When I reached 70 & 71 it then restarted. the backlight is most likely going out, but not completely. Simply adjust to a lower backlight brightness until the flash stops or until you fix or upgrade.
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great tv until it died Loved this tv until the led backlight started flashing. Its a shame since it didnt even last 5 years.
Date published: 2019-04-25
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ASK & ANSWER

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Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

Need power cord 49LB5550. Where can I find one?

Asked by: KS Miller
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, Encompass Parts. Their contact number, for placing orders and pricing information, is 866-779-7906. You can also use their website, at https://www.encompassparts.com/. The part number for the cord is EAD62397301.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-25

Can I program the remote to work on Dish

Asked by: Cindy c
Unfortunately the remote provided with the television is not a universal remote.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-23

Top of screen is shaded dark. What can be done to fix it?

Asked by: Donna Stefana
We apologize about the issue you are having with the television. More information would be needed to better assist. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-19

Hello,i have this tv in 42LB5550 inches but when it comes to heavy quality movies it doesn't produce sound but only picture i.e mkv or 4k quality.This happens when i play them from my hard drive.This forces me to use my pc through HDMI..What could be tho

Asked by: Stephen Shikuku
The top 1/3 of the screen is very dark. Can barely see anything in that area. What's the problem?
Answered by: Donna Stefana
Date published: 2017-09-16

What is the size of the bolt that fits in the back to mount on the wall

Asked by: dksaulssr1
We appreciate your interest in this television and its accessories. A wall mounting bracket would need 4 machine screws measuring M6. The length will depend upon the thickness of the bracket and any spacers being used.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-11

We can browse web on tv

Asked by: Sadik
The LG 49" Class (48.5" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 49LB5550 is not a 'Smart TV' and does not have Wi-Fi or internet connectivity...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-09-06

What size screws for tv stand feet for 49in lg tv model #55lb5550

Asked by: Coco7
The metric size for the screws for the stand legs on the LG 49" Class (48.5" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 55LB5550 is M4 x L14...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-01-02

Ask a question.. my TV ,screen is not stable and it keeps on flashing with unstable pictures when the TV is turned on. what component is responsible for stable pictures? thanks

Asked by: Kayofori
Our offices, in the United States, do not have specific product information units released in the Ghana. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/africa_en/support/contact-customer-support, or by phone at 302247770,71.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-14

What is the name of the part of the board that is labeled t101 49LB5550-UY

Asked by: Confusedguycody
We appreciate your interest in this television and its components. Unfortunately, as we are not technicians, at this contact point, it will not be possible to provide information concerning the internal components of this TV. It may be possible to obtain such information from one of our Authorized Service Technicians. 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/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-09

Is there a port to plug in a remote, remote control sensor?

Asked by: Biomed172
The only port that you can plug external devices into the LG 55" Class (54.6" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 55LB5550 is the USB port ( USB 2.0) on the TV. You will need to check the manual for your remote control sensor or contact its manufacturer to see if it can be used through a USB port...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-08

tv wont turn on

Asked by: roadrunner0415
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television and its operations. It is suggested to check the electrical plug, and perhaps check the circuit breaker involved. If this does not resolve the situation, then the TV 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/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-24

Does this TV have HDMI arc?

Asked by: Jms1005
The LG 55" Class (54.6" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 55LB5550 does not have an HDMI ARC port...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-05-23

What's special about it 

Asked by: Razhamza
LG TVs come in different series, starting with entry level models to those that have more advanced features and a better picture. When selecting a TV, you will want to compare the different series to find a TV that has the features that best suite your needs. What would make the LG 55" Class (54.6" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 55LB5550 special will be that it has features that best suite your needs. If you need assistance with the TV or would like to find out more about it, please contact our subsidiary in Uganda, http://www.lg.com/eastafrica, Tel # 0800-205454...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-02-21

So I missplace the screws for the stand what size do I need to replace them? 

Asked by: New123
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television and its accessories. The stand for this model requires 4 screws with a M4xL14 measurement.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-13

My 42lb5500 started to black out, you can hear the sound but the screen looks like its turned off totally black, what seems to be the problem, also it happens that i can watch tv but when i change to HDMI there is no screen or it says NO CONNECTION

Asked by: BOJAN
Our offices, in the United States, do not have specific product information units released in Montenegro. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/hr/podrska/kontakt/chat-eposta.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-22

I have the lg 49 inch tv i want to mount it on the tv stand but i need to know what size screws to get from home depot

Asked by: Khyrstale
We appreciate your interest in this television and its accessories. The base stand for this model, according to page 8 of the owner’s manual, requires the use of 4 bolts measuring M4xL14 machine.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-31

Is it possible to use Amazon Fire stick with this model?

Asked by: Slippers
Your LG 55" Class (54.6" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 55LB5550 has 2 x HDMI® ports on it and the Fire TV Stick plugs directly into an HDMI port on your TV. If you have further inquiries on how to operate it, please refer to the instructions provided in the owner's manual that came with the Fire Stick...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-11-30

Need to know what size screws I need to mount the TV to the stand.

Asked by: Ricky Joe
We appreciate your interest in this television. According to the owner’s manual, the 4 screws provided for the base stand will measure M4xL14.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-10-24

I am having trouble connecting to a sound bar. I don't think it has Bluetooth or aux input. So I bought a stereo "y" adapter. Red and yellow to 3.5. But I can. It get it to connect. 

Asked by: Clyde maxson
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. The only audio output connection available to this television will be the OPTICAL Digital Audio Output jack. If the external audio system does not have a corresponding Optical port, then unfortunately the 2 devices will not be compatible.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-28

How to Control lg  tv  49lb5550 without remote

Asked by: Bobbbtty
Under the LG logo underneath the panel of the LG 49" Class (48.5" Diagonal) 1080p LED TV, Model # 49LB5550 is a joystick button that will allow you to control the TV manually. If you still have your owner's manual, you will find instructions on how to use it on page 10. You can use it to turn the TV On/Off, control the volume, scroll up and down channels, access settings or change the input source...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-10-13

Can a person still purchase a replacement screen for model# 49LB5550?

Asked by: dls000sc
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders and pricing information, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. For components such as interior parts, it is highly recommended to enlist the assistance of a qualified service technician for purchase and installation. 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/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-12

I have a 55LB5550 LED tv. I am trying to replace the base stand. Can I buy a replacement. 

Asked by: simol
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. The part number for this item is: AAN74355106.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-09

Can I buy just the power cord and tv stands? I lost mine during moving.

Asked by: Me00
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. The part number for this item is: EAD62397301.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-08

My 49LB5550 will not power on! Help anyone?

Asked by: Milky
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. If the TV will not activate, and the outlets and power source have all been tested, then the TV will likely 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/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-12

I need a power cord for LG 42-inch TV where can I buy that it is a female plug

Asked by: Baby girl
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. The part number for this item is: EAD62397301.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-28

I lost my power cord where can I purchase another

Asked by: Stephy
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. The part number for this item is: EAD62397301.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-14

We lost the screws for the two stand legs that come with the tv. What size are the screws so we can pick some up 

Asked by: RobDiTo
We appreciate your interest in this television and its accessories. According to the information on page 8 of your owner’s manual, the 4 stand screws needed will all measure M4xL14.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-09

hello I have lg model 55LB5550 how do I set it to HD 

Asked by: Wilwert77
We appreciate your interest in this television. This particular model is designed to always show a full 1080p image on the screen, regardless of the resolution of the signal being received.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-14

I want to screen share how do I do that?

Asked by: Raheem_04
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Tanzania. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/eastafrica/support/contact-customer-support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-09

I bought LG 49LB5550 LED TV. Is it compatible to play videos from USB? Please suggest us any way of playing video. We badly need it. Can formatting USB in any format would help.

Asked by: vissu
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. The USB port on this TV is designed for compatibility with Flash Drives with a 32GB capacity, or a USB Hard Drive of one TB or less. It can be used only with a storage device formatted with FAT32 or NTFS system provided by Windows. If this does not resolve the matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-20
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