LG Electronics 42LP1D LCD HDTV and 42PX4D Plasma HDTV Ratings & At A Glance: 42PX4D

At A Glance: LG 42PX4D Plasma HDTV

Features
Type: Plasma
Screen Size (diagonal): 42 inches
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,024 by 768 / 16:9
Half Life: 60,000 hours
Wall Mount or Stand Included?: Stand
Dimensions
(H x W x D, inches): 27.8 x 49.3 x 11.6 (on stand)
Weight (pounds): 116.1 (with stand)
Price: $5,000

Connections
Inputs: Video: HDMI (2), RGB (1), component video (2), S-video (2, shared), composite video (2, shared), RF (2)
Audio: optical (2), stereo RCA pairs (4), stereo mini-plug (1)
Outputs:
Video: composite video (1)
Audio: optical (1), stereo RCA pair (1)
Additional: CableCARD (1), FireWire IEEE 1394 (2), CF Memory Card Slot Type 1/II (1), Memory Card Slot for most other types (1), Remote control mini-plug (1), G-Link (1), RS-232 (1)

Ratings: LG 42PX4D Plasma HDTV

Build Quality: 88
• Slight hum when on
• Good fit and finish

Value: 91
• HD tuner includes CableCARD
• Only average price

Features: 94
• Lots of inputs
• HD tuner

Performance: 90
• Great black level
• Great contrast ratio

Ergonomics: 89
• Well-designed remote isn’t backlit
• Menu adjustments block large amounts of screen

Overall Rating: 90
You may have to pay a little more for it, but the 42PX4D offers strong performance for the money.

General Information
42PX4D Plasma HDTV, $5,000
LG Electronics
(800) 243-0000
www.lgusa.com
Dealer Locator Code LGE

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