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LG 42WT30

LG 42WT30 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 LED Feb 2014
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

On average PC screens from LG are rated 85 out of 100, which is in the top 65% of all PC screen brands that we have analysed.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 42WT30 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Short

At only 585 millimeters, the LG 42WT30 is fairly short compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 42WT30. Large monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 42WT30 have heights of between 100mm and 1,800mm.

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Narrow

With a width of only 990 millimeters, the LG 42WT30 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 42WT30. The narrowest similar spec PC screen that came out more than two years ago is 610mm wide and the widest is 2,200mm.

PC monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Neovo RX-W42 (1,011mm).

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of large monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 42WT30 is 8ms. The LG 42WT30 has one of the faster response times (only 6 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The LG 42WT30 is a two USB 2.0 port LCD screen.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42WT30, the LG 42WT30 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most large monitors that were launched around the same time as the 42WT30 are not 3D compatible. The LG 42WT30 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec, the LG 42WT30 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One RS-232 Port

Most large monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42WT30 have one RS-232 port, including the LG 42WT30 which has one RS-232 port.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most large monitors that were released more than two years ago have between one and two HDMI ports, including the LG 42WT30 which has one HDMI port.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 340 candellas per square meter, the LG 42WT30 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the large monitors that came out around the same time as the 42WT30 the display brightness range from 250 cd/m² to 2,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 590 cd/m².

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Very Few Display Colour Count

Similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the 42WT30 have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 400M. At only 16.77 million, the LG 42WT30 has a quite few display colour count compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 106.7 centimeters, the LG 42WT30 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other large monitors that have been around for more than two years. The average display diagonal of large monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42WT30 is 8,800cm, and the screen sizes range from 100cm to 170,000cm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42WT30

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many large monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
Mini DisplayPort
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
RJ-45 Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $148.27
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $150.62
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 42WT30uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42wt30, lg 47wt30, lg 55wt30, lg 55wt30m, lg 42wt30m, lg 47wt30m, lg 42wt30ms, lg 47wt30ms, lg 55wt30ms, lg 47wt30msb, lg 55wt30msb, lg 42wt30msb
Barcodes 08806084520302, 08806084520319
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