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LG 42LS55
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LG 42LS55 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 Aug 2014
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8 Reasons For

LG Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Flatpanel monitors built by LG generally have good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 42LS55 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 42LS55 also have a built-in speaker.

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Narrow

Across all the PC screens of this type and age the widths range from 610mm to 2,200mm, and the average width is 1,200mm. With a width of only 960 millimeters, the LG 42LS55 is quite narrow compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the 42LS55.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Neovo RX-W42[plb_1998642_price] (1,011mm).

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Short

The LG 42LS55 is fairly short (only 560 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age. Flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 42LS55 have heights of between 100mm and 1,800mm, and the average height is 710mm.

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Very Light

At only 9 kilograms, the LG 42LS55 is quite light compared to most of the other large monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 42LS55. The weights of large monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 15g to 92kg.

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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption

With a maximum power consumption of only 90 Watts, the LG 42LS55 has a quite low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other large monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LS55. The maximum power consumptions of large monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 90W to 500W, and the average maximum power consumption is 250W.

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Has One Cable Included

The LG 42LS55 has a greater number of cables included than most large monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on large monitors that were launched around the same time as the 42LS55.

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Very Shallow

At only 55 millimeters, the LG 42LS55 is quite shallow compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than two years. The depths of LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the 42LS55 range from 33mm to 710mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC screens that came out more than two years ago, the LG 42LS55 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 42LS55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 42LS55 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other large monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LS55 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 42LS55 have response times of between 5.5ms and 12ms, and the average response time is 8ms. The LG 42LS55 has one of the slower response times (9 milliseconds) amongst large monitors of this age.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 106 centimeters, the LG 42LS55 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the 42LS55. The screen sizes of flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the 42LS55 range from 100cm to 170,000cm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LS55

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on large monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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LCD Display Type

The LG 42LS55 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. Most comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

If you are looking for a PC screen with a better display type then you might want to consider the NEC V652[plb_1483787_price] (LED), or the iiyama LE5564S[plb_2442849_price] (LED).

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Specification

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Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Output
RS-232 Port
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Remote Output Port
DVI-D Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Colour
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
WiFi
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
VESA Mount Interface
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Certificates
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Cable Included
Cable Included
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $111.59
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $113.95
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LS55uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.73T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806084635570, 08806084934321, 08806087489606

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