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LG 42LS55

LG 42LS55 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 Aug 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Release Date
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9 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

LCD screens made by LG have an average rating of 85%, which is in the top 65% of all LCD screen brands that we have assessed.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 42LS55 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker.

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Narrow

With a width of only 960 millimeters, the LG 42LS55 is one of the narrower PC screens of a similar age and type to the 42LS55 amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The widths of PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 610mm to 2,200mm.

Other LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Neovo RX-W42[plb_1998642_price] (1,011mm).

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Short

The shortest comparable spec PC monitor that was released around the same time as the 42LS55 is 100mm tall and the tallest is 1,800mm. At only 560 millimeters, the LG 42LS55 is fairly short compared to most of the other large monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Light

Across all the LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LS55 the weights range from 15g to 92kg. At only 9 kilograms, the LG 42LS55 is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 42LS55.

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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption

The average maximum power consumption of PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LS55 is 250W. At only 90 Watts, the LG 42LS55 has a fairly low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other large monitors that were launched around the same time as the 42LS55.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and type to it.

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Has One Cable Included

The LG 42LS55 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the 42LS55.

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Very Shallow

The LG 42LS55 is one of the shallower large monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LS55 (only 55 millimeters) amongst large monitors of this age. The shallowest similar spec LCD screen that has been around for around the same time as the 42LS55 is 33mm deep, the deepest is 710mm, and the average depth is 120mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 42LS55 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other large monitors that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 42LS55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 42LS55 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other large monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the large monitors that have been around for more than two years the response times range from 5.5ms to 12ms. The LG 42LS55 has a quite slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 106 centimeters, the LG 42LS55 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LS55. The average display diagonal of large monitors that were released around the same time as the 42LS55 is 8,800cm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LS55

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 42LS55.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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LCD Display Type

The LG 42LS55 has a better display type than most large monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most large monitors that have been around for around the same time as it have an LED display type.

If the display type of this LG PC display is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung ME65B[plb_1488229_price] (LED), or the iiyama LE5564S[plb_2442849_price] (LED).

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Specification

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Common Interface Plus (CI+)
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USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Headphone Outputs
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RS-232 Ports
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Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
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Colour of Product
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Power
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Certificates
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Energy Star Certified
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Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Audio Input for DVI
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $106.54
Electricity cost when on standby $2.25
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Total running cost over 5 years $108.79
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 42LS55uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.73T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806084635570, 08806084934321, 08806087489606

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