Westinghouse LVM-42w2 LCD HD Monitor At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Westinghouse LVM-42w2 LCD HD Monitor

Video: HDMI (1), DVI (2), VGA (1), component video (2),
S-video (1), composite video (1)
Audio: Stereo analog (6), minijack (1)
Video: None
Audio: Stereo analog (1)
Additional: None

Type: LCD
Screen Size (diagonal): 42 inches
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,920 x 1,080 / 16:9
Lamp Life: 60,000
Wall Mount or Stand Included?: Stand
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 28.3 x 41.3 x 8.9
Weight (pounds): 57.3
Price: $2,799

Ratings: Westinghouse LVM-42w2 LCD HD Monitor

Build Quality: 84
• It weighs less than some 32-inch panels we've reviewed
• The remote lacks backlighting

Value: 95
• 1080p for $2,799!
• 42-inch LCD for $2,799!
• Great performance for $2,799

Features: 83
• Six HD-capable inputs
• No internal tuners but several PIP options

Performance: 96
• Excellent detail, color, 3:2 pickup, and light-to-dark transitions
• Accepts 1080p signals through DVI and component video

Ergonomics: 88
• Viewing angle is limited, and stand does not swivel
• The transparent onscreen display is easy to maneuver

Overall Rating: 91
The LVM-42w2 may lack many features found in LCDs by the big-name manufacturers, but it understands its purpose: Render HDTV, and render it very well. The fact that it costs just $2,799 makes that HD image look even better.

General Information
LVM-42w2 LCD HD Monitor, $2,799
Westinghouse Digital Electronics
(866) 287-5555
Dealer Locator Code WES

Westinghouse Digital Electronics
(866) 287-5555