Wednesday, February 15, 2012

LG 42LV4400 42-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED-LCD HDTV

LG 42LV4400 42-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED-LCD HDTV

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 39.9 x 8.7 x 27 inches ; 25.4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 36 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B005JK01GO
  • Item model number: 42LV4400
  • Batteries: 2 AA batteries required. (included)

Price : $499.00
You Save : $300.99 (38%)
LG 42LV4400 42-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED-LCD HDTV

Item Description

Size: 42-Inch Item Description(September 2011)

  • With LED picture high quality. and aTruMotion 120Hz refresh rate,your preferred entertainmentnever looked better.
    Movies are immersive. Sports are significantly more exciting. Your favoriteshows look better than ever. It really is time to kick your entertainmentup a notch with LG.


    • Less BLUR. More ACTION.
      TruMotion 120Hz technology lets yousee sports, video games andhigh-speed action with virtually nomotion blur. Now your Television can keepup with your fast-movingentertainment.

      This spectacular picture is the reasonyou wanted HDTV in the very first location.With practically double the pixelresolution, Complete HD 1080p provides itsuperior picture high quality overstandard HDTV. You'll see detailsand colors like never ever ahead of.

    • SAVE A great deal more THAN Energy.
      Earning the Power STAR means aproduct meets strict energy efficiencyguidelines set by the USEnvironmental Protection Agency andthe Department of Power. For TVs, itmeans they save energy both instandby and active (when they're on)modes. Power STAR qualified TVsuse about 30% much less power thanstandard units.

    Further Features
    Reduces screen noise without compromising picture top quality
    VIEW IT IN THE Appropriate LIGHT.
    Let your Tv do the adjustments for you. Intelligent Sensor automatically optimizes the picture to the lighting and color conditions in the room for a extra enjoyable viewing encounter.
    With our Wise Power Saving Capabilities, you can conserve funds and energy.
    LV4400 Choose Specifications
    Display Size (Diagonal):
    Backlight Kind:
    LED With Local Dimming
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio:
    Refresh Rate:
    Channels/Speaker Output:
    two x 10W
    Component Video (YCrCB):
    Composite Video:
    RGB (D-Sub 15pin):
    RF Connector for Internal Tuner:
    RS-232c In (Control/Service):
    USB 2.:
    Optical Digital Out (SPDIF):
    Analog Audio Input:
    Headphone Output:
    With Stand:
    25.4 lbs.
    With out Stand:
    22 lbs.
    With Stand:
    39.four x 27 x 8.75 (W x H x D)
    With no Stand:
    39.four x 24.9 x 1.8 Inches (W x H x D)
    Specifications (PDF)
    With LED picture quality and a TruMotion 120Hz refresh rate, sports and fast action films on the LV4400 never looked greater.

    Customer Critiques

    I am value shopper who desires the most bang for my buck. I took a threat on this Tv (immediately after reading incredibly educated critiques like the 1 J. Finkel wrote. He did all the perform for me.)
    Right here are (five) rapid strategies to turn this 3-star sub five hundred dollar Television into a five-star 1 thousand dollar set.
    1. Do not think all the unfavorable reviews. The picture on this set is extraordinary, but not proper out of the box. It requirements some adjusting. Refer to J. Finkel's evaluation for the precise settings. The picture is beautiful soon after 10 minutes of tweaking.
    2. The sound has no bass. Obtain a low-cost Computer subwoofer (below $20) and plug it into the analog line out. Then switch the line out volume to variable. Voila. I now have a terrific sound method. My wife stated,"that is 100% much better!" right following I plugged it in.
    3. Sports on this Television is good. I watch a lot of NFL/NCAA football and the picture looks good. Just use the sports setting and if you have a fantastic top quality signal like HD cable or HD digital broadcast you will hardly ever notice any blurring. I was contemplating a plasma to steer clear of blurring for sports, but this Tv is a lot more than sufficient for all the advantages it has over plasma (LED lamps will last forever, vibrant high-contrast no-glare screen, and this set only weights 20 pounds)
    four. Gaming on this tv is the greatest expertise you could hope for. Just plugged in my XBOX360 and set it really is output to 1080p to the Television. Never ever seen something prettier than Skyrim, Madden 12, Halo Reach, Deadspace 2, and Dance Central. These games are gorgeous in 1080P and play with zero lag on the Game setting. PS. 120HZ TRUmotion is not utilized for GAME setting and it is for the much better...just like all other TVs with this setting, it prevents lag from processing the signal so your movements on the controller are rapid and responsive. No loss in good quality of the picture without having the 120HZ TRUmotion. That's only needed for viewing sports.
    5. Intelligent Television? No. Amazing Tv? YES
    Ahead of you order this Television you have to know what you are getting. It is a 42" LED edge-lit LCD 1080P Television. It is not a smart Tv and it is not complete of bells and whistles. It will give you a vibrant, stunning display with accurate colors, plenty of inputs, a 20 degree swivel base, a amazing viewing angle and sound that desires upgrading for movies/gaming. It will not give you the capacity to tweak black levels, but there are plenty of approaches to work about that. Just read the other educated evaluations. Just like a good marriage, it takes function but rewards far exceed cost. If I want a wise Television I can just plug in my online connected XBOX 360 (or PS3), laptop, or just order a Roku player for under a hundred bucks. No sense paying an additional $300 dollars for the "Wise" label.
    6. A bonus tip...if all else fails and the screen just does not look proper to you...turn OFF the Energy SAVING MODE! So quite a few reviewers leave that on and in no way get to see what the set can do in complete backlighting.
    Bottom Line:
    Great Value, Good Picture. This is an superb no-frills LED HDTV for the price tag. You will not be disappointed if you understand what you are getting with this Tv...for superior or worse. Have any concerns? Feel cost-free to ask.

    The LG LED LCD Tv is a fairly standard set with rather superior picture good quality, but some unfortunate superior control challenges.
    The LG is really effortless searching in its design. It has a piano black bezel and a swiveling base that is also accomplished in piano black. There is a small piece of opaque gray plastic trim that runs along the bottom and a quite discreet LG logo on the Television. On the bottom of the set are the stereo speakers. The set is especially thin and is about 1.75" at its thickest component, not which includes the base. The set is particularly light in weight and simple to move for one individual. Construction excellent and supplies are great, but the swivel base allows the Tv to move a few degrees in either direction readily. I find this quite annoying as the swivel base on my two Panasonic flat screen TVs have no play at all.
    The only assembly necessary is to attach the swivel stand, if desired, and that was a rather simple procedure that I was in a position to do myself and took no significantly more than five minutes.
    On the left hand side of the set from the front, hidden behind the bezel, are the Power, Menu, Input, Channel and Volume buttons along with 1 USB port and two HDMI ports. One the back left hand side of the set are 1 RGB Computer, 1 Composite or Component (it is either utilised for a single or the other, not each), 1 digital and 1 analog audio out, 1 RF cable and 1 HDMI port.
    Using the set is highly straight forward. The on-screen menu method and the remote are both uncomplicated to use. Feature wise the set offers and couple of distinct picture presets (with individual setting saved for each input), a sleep and schedule timer, closed captioning and the ability to view pictures on a USB jump drive. A single feature I actually like is the potential to turn off the screen but nevertheless hear the audio, which is good if you like to fall asleep to the sound of the Television, but the screen's light bothers you. The set does not have three-D capability, nor does it have access to any streaming internet services such as Pandora, Netflix, or Amazon Video On Demand. Also, there is only a standard printed owner's manual included with the Tv. If you want the detailed manual you have to view the PDF on the included CD.
    Picture superior is the highlight of this reasonably priced LED set and indeed the high definition picture is sharp and clear with nice color, smooth motion, and detailed vivid scenes (I get my HD picture by hooking the Television directly to my cable employing the RF jack). The SD picture looks wonderful as nicely, but it is a lot softer than the HD picture, as expected. Where picture good quality falters, nevertheless, is in the shadows and through dark scenes. Compared to my 50" three-D Panasonic plasma the darker sections of the LG's picture lack contrast and detail. Watching high definition Tv I was able to compare the picture on the two sets directly. In one particular scene exactly where the actor was standing in front of a black wall with a floral pattern in a slightly lighter shade of black I was able to readily make out the pattern on the Panasonic Plasma, but on the LG LCD the wall was a solid black. For an LCD Television the picture is great, but for accurate videophiles a high-finish plasma set is a improved bet. For reference I have the picture settings on the LG set as follows Backlight: 90, Contrast: 85, Brightness: 48, Sharpness: 35, Color: 40, Tint: R4, Color Temperature: Medium, Gamma: Medium, and all the other adjustments set to off.
    One other area where the LG disappoints is in its viewing angle. If you sit directly in front of the Television it has fantastic contrast and saturation, but when you start to move a couple of feet off center the contrast and saturation drop dramatically and the picture begins to wash out. The effect is even more dramatic the closer you are to the Tv, due to the fact your viewing angles are additional acute. Compared to my plasma, and even to an older Panasonic 32" LCD, the LG has a incredibly narrow viewing angle. I will admit that the LG is significantly improved than a 26" Sharp LCD I utilized to have in this regard. Nevertheless, if your viewing location is arranged in such a manner that people today will be at an extreme angle from the front of the set, you might want to look into a plasma, or an LCD with a wider viewing angle.
    Sound superior is excellent, with plenty of volume to fill a room, but to get the correct large screen knowledge you will want to hook the set up to a surround sound technique.
    The last, and most necessary thing I want to mention about the LG is that there are two tiny specks of plastic stuck behind the screen. They are each black plastic triangular shaped slivers. A single is about the size of a pixel and barely noticeable, and the other is about three pixels long, and depending how close you are to the Tv, can be picked out without having too much difficulty. They are a manufacturing defect and cannot be removed devoid of ruining the screen. The specks aren't enough to ruin the viewing expertise, but they do speak a bit to a lack of superior manage on LG's portion. I will say, nonetheless, that the screen has no dead pixels. (You can see the photo I uploaded for extra data) 11/27/2011 Update: The bigger speck has fallen down the screen and is now on the especially edge, so it's much better but it's nevertheless there.
    All in all... a no frills set with really fine LCD picture quality, but a lack of good quality manage.
    11/16/2011 Update: 1 issue I forgot to mention is that the screen is matte and not glossy. That tends to make this set an fantastic option for a space that has lots of windows considering the screen does not have any glare matters.
    12/14/2011 Update: If you plug the Tv into an outlet or surge protector that cuts all power to the Tv when it really is not on the clock will reset itself, so make certain you set the clock once more (either manually or utilizing the automatic setting) if you are using the automatic-on schedule function. In my case, I make certain I turn the Tv on for a few minutes ahead of I go to bed so that the clock will set automatically and the Television will turn on in the morning.
    P.S. Feel absolutely free to leave a comment if you have any concerns and I will answer then as quickly as probable.

    By : LG

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