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Panasonic TH-42LRU5

Panasonic TH-42LRU5

The TH-42LRU5 42" LCD combines impressive image quality and a sleek, sophisticated, space-saving design with built-in hidden speakers, that allow these new displays to fit easily into any hotel... More
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6 Reasons For

Panasonic Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 445 user and expert reviews, Panasonic has good reviews for its TVs. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other brands.

Two Audio in Ports

The TH-42LRU5 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the TH-42LRU5 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m². At 450 candellas per square meter, the TH-42LRU5 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Panasonic TH-42LRU5 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the TH-42LRU5.

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Supports One Memory Card

The TH-42LRU5 has a greater number of compatible memory cards than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an SD memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card supported by TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Panasonic TH-42LRU5 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the TH-42LRU5.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The TH-42LRU5 does not have a WiFi connection, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The TH-42LRU5 does not support smart TV features, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The TH-42LRU5 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the TH-42LRU5 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The TH-42LRU5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The TH-42LRU5 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The TH-42LRU5 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the TH-42LRU5 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Fairly High Average Power Consumption

With an average power consumption of 81 Watts, the TH-42LRU5 has one of the higher average power consumption amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average average power consumption of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the TH-42LRU5 is 56W.

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Heavy

The TH-42LRU5 is one of the heavier TVs of this age and type (17.5 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. TVs of this age and type have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TH-42LRU5

Full HD HD Type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the TH-42LRU5 over four years ago.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers th42lru5, panasonic 42, panasonic 42q, panasonic 1080, panasonic 42qu, panasonic 1080p, panasonic 42quo, panasonic 42quot
Barcodes 00885170077119

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