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LG 42LN540

LG 42LN540

42" 79mm Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type Thickness Release Date
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2 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

LG mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This television has a Not included optical disc drive, which is the most frequently found optical disc drive on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LN540 do not have a WiFi connection. The 42LN540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a WiFi connection which you might want to look at including the Panasonic TX-L32E30.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LN540 do not support smart TV features. The LG 42LN540 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of this age and type are not 3D compatible. The 42LN540 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-40AS640.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LN540 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the UE46ES8000, or the UN46ES8000 both from Samsung.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 42LN540 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LN540. The RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42LN540 range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago, the 42LN540 does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 42LN540 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 100 hertz) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. TVs that were launched more than two years ago have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 42LN540 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LN540 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 42LN540 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Fairly Thick

At 79 millimeters, the LG 42LN540 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. Mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 32LN540 (79mm).

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LN540

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $64.13
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $65.54
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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ln540, lg 42ln540v
Barcodes 05053785366514, 08806084159687, 08806084181930, 08806084181961
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