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42” Class Plasma HD TV (41.6” diagonally)

  • 42PN4500

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • High Definition Resolution
  • 600Hz Sub Field Driving
  • Picture Wizard II
  • Energy Star® Qualified
AVAILABLE SIZES:
SUMMARY
Screen Size 42"
Screen Size Diagonal 41.6"
Resolution 1024 x 768
Display Type Plasma
Contrast Ratio (DCR) 3,000,000:1
Protective Skin Glass Yes
600Hz Sub Field Driving Yes
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT
TV without Stand (WxHxD) 38.7" x 23.5" x 2.2"
TV with Stand (WxHxD) 38.7" x 25.6" x 9.8"
TV without Stand weight 40.6 lbs
TV with Stand weight 43.2 lbs
TV Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 42.1" x 26.2" x 8.4"
Shipping Weight 51.8 lbs
VIDEO
Triple XD™ Engine Yes
Picture Mode 8 Modes (Vivid/Standard/APS/Cinema/Game/ Photo/ISF Expert 1/ISF Expert 2)
Picture Wizard II Yes
Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching) HDMI 1080p/1080i/720p, Component 1080p/1080i/720p, RF 1080p/1080i/720p
Noise Reduction (3D/MPEG) Yes
Real Cinema 24p (3:3 pull down) Yes
AV Mode II (Picture & Sound) 3 Modes (Cinema/Game/Off )
AUDIO
Speaker System 1 Way, 2 Speakers
Dolby® Digital Decoder Yes
Audio Output (Watts - THD 10%) 10W + 10W
3D Sound Zooming Yes
Virtual Surround Yes
Sound Mode 5 Modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Sport/Game)
Clear Voice II Yes
CONNECTIVITY
SIMPLINK™ (HDMI™ CEC) Yes
AV INPUTS/OUTPUTS
RF In (Antenna/Cable) 1 (Rear)
AV In 1
Component Video In(Y, Pb, Pr + Audio) 1
HDMI™/HDCP Input 2 (1 Side, 1 Rear)
Digital Audio Out (Optical) 1
USB 2.0 1 (Side)
RS-232C (Control/Service) 1 (Phone Jack)
CABINET / ACCESSORIES
Swivel (Left/Right) 20º/20º
VESA Standard 400mm x 400mm
POWER
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Power Supply (Voltage, Hz) 100V ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz
Standby Mode 0.3W
WARRANTY / UPC
Limited Warranty 2 Year Panel/1 Year Parts & Labor
UPC 719192588653

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 43 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by This TV is GREAT!!! I got this TV for my bedroom only because I had bought a larger one for my living room first, also an LG. The LG was really easy to set up and their support was easier to deal with then some of the other manufacturers. June 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent Repair Support The TV has excellent features like color and audio setting. Easy of use setting control. The picture for a 720P TV is excellent. My TV stpo working at 45 days of shipping. Made a service ticket by phone and next day LG techsupport arrive to my house and in 8 days my Tv was repaired. Excellent service and tech support. June 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superb design and features Could not be more pleased, love the screen size, my first 42inch plasma TV. The clarity and color out of sight, I actually went into the dealers store for a specific LG 42inch in mind, but, they were out of stock in that model. I was then offered this model at the same price and made an instant decision to buy...really excited to get home and found how easy the set up was, excellent instructions. I absolutely LOVE my LG, and also have a 32inch LG, which I use as monitor for my computer. I'm one HAPPY old senior, relaxed and enjoying both !! Yay..... April 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by great product for the price we paid for it. this product is excellent for the master bedroom. The picture shows very well in a nice cozy environment. April 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superfine Picture I started with a 32" LED and now have the 42" plasma. this TV is so easy to set up and the results are perfect. I'm glad I stuck with LG. April 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by good buy only problems i have had, is remembering how it all works and where to find it March 22, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by No one can judge that it is NOT 1080p I own this tv for three months. Everything is splendid but the audio level is a little less i feel and due to this reason i have to buy home theater system to cover the thirst of amplified audio. My all relatives got shocked with joy to see its stunning video and audio quality. April 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent TV for the price we paid. We replaced an older 50 inch LG Plasma tv that could be used as a space heater in a small room with a 42 inch LG plasma that runs much cooler and costs a lot less to run. We chose plasma because of the high refresh rate and good viewing angle. My eyes are more sensitive to motion blur at lower refresh rates. The 42 inch doesn't show the finer detail that the 50 inch did but is still excellent. Receiver sensitivity is excellent which we needed because we use an outside antenna. Sound is good but would be better with a sound bar. Would like to be able to fine tune a little better for a more crisp picture. Some people like the smooth look but I like detail. Detail in this tv is good but a little more ability for user tweaking (fine tuning)would be nice. Inputs are enough for us but evaluate your needs before buying. If you have the money (we didn't) go for the 50 inch. We are satisfied with and would recommend this tv. February 18, 2014
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LG's 42" 720p Plasma HDTV, Model # 42PN4500 does not have controls on the front of the unit, the controls are on the rear of the unit (lower portion on the right hand side of the TV as you stand in front of it).This provides you with a clean seamless front that does not have any buttons or controls on the front which is dedicated to the bezel and the TV screen...IFV
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This item does not have controls on the front of the TV.
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Can headphones be used with the LG 42PN4500?

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I apologize, but no; this television does not have a port available for the connection of headphones. Headphones will not be compatible.
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How do I program my remote?

I have a 42inch LG PLasma TV, and a LG NB3530 SoundBar, with a comcast cable provider. How would I go about programing (just one REMOTE),too operate all three devices?
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We appreciate your interest in these products and their accessories. The TV and Sound Bar remote controls do not have the capability to operate all three devices. If the TV and Sound Bar can connect using the HDMI port, then either of those remote controls will be able to operate both of the LG devices. We have no information about the programming capabilities of the Comcast remote control.
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No , you have to be careful where you place it.
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