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LG 42LV555

LG 42LV555

42" 60Hz Edge-LED Apr 2012
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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LG Has Good TV Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by LG.

Two Ethernet LAN Ports

The 42LV555 is a two Ethernet LAN port television.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Televisions of this spec and age have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the 42LV555 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 42LV555.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LV555 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LV555.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 42LV555 is more than most TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema, Personal, Sports, Standard and Vivid are also found on this LG TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The 42LV555 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LV555.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LV555 is 9.2ms. With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the 42LV555 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LV555.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 30.47 millimeters, the 42LV555 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LV555 is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 42LV555 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LV555 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most televisions of a similar type and age to the 42LV555 do not support smart TV features. The 42LV555 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42LV555 are not 3D compatible. The 42LV555 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LV555 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LV555 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 42LV555 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of this spec and age.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LV555 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 42LV555 is a two HDMI port television.

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Only 1.3 HDMI Version

The 42LV555 has a 1.3 HDMI version which is newer than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have a 1.4 HDMI version.

This TV's HDMI version (1.3) is in fact the worst HDMI version amongst all TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42LV555.

Amongst similar types of TV the best HDMI version is 1.4a.

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Heavy

The lightest television of a comparable type and age to the 42LV555 is 1.4kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. At 13.2 kilograms, the 42LV555 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LV555.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LV555

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out 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 Four Years Ago

This mid-size TV was released over four years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 42LV555 has a fairly typical refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 42LV555.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Response Time
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $91.76
Electricity cost when on standby $4.71
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Total running cost over 5 years $96.47
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.62 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lv555, lg electronics 42lv555h
Barcodes 00719192903609

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