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LG 42LX530

LG 42LX530

42.2" 60Hz Direct-LED Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
DELIVER YOUR MESSAGES WHILE BROADCASTING LIVE CHANNELS SIMULTANEOUSLY. AN AFFORDABLE ALL-IN-ONE DISPLAY SOLUTIONNo need to purchase any additional hardware or software. SIMPLE CONNECTIVITYNeeds... More
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LX530 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the LG 42LX530 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LX530.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The LG 42LX530 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this LG TV. The sound modes Game, Movie, News, Sports and Standard are also found on this TV.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

The 42LX530 is a two USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats

supports sixteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the LG 42LX530 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LX530. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "M4V", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LX530 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 42LX530. The audio formats "AAC", "M4A", "OGG" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other televisions of this age and type support smart TV features, however the LG 42LX530 does not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Philips 48PFH5500 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 42LX530 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 42LX530 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LX530 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LX530 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LX530 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 42LX530 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year. The image formats "BMP", "JPEG XR" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year do not feature OLED technology. The LG 42LX530 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200 ($479.49) which also has a higher rating.

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Only One RF Port

The 42LX530 is a one RF port television. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age have one RF port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LX530

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 42LX530.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 42LX530 has a pretty standard refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LX530.

If you want a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the LG 49LF631 (100Hz).

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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 55.9 millimeters, the 42LX530 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LX530.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the 47LY760 (56mm), or the 42LB5610 (56mm) both from LG.

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Specification

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Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $43.75
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $46.09
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lx530, lg 42lx530s
Barcodes 00719192197053
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