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LG 42WT30

LG 42WT30 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 LED Feb 2014
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG PC displays have an average rating of 85 out of 100, which is in the top 65% of all PC screen brands that we have looked at.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 42WT30 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 42WT30.

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Short

PC screens that have been around for more than two years have heights of between 100mm and 1,800mm, and the average height is 710mm. The LG 42WT30 is one of the shorter large monitors that were released more than two years ago (only 585 millimeters) amongst large monitors of this age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 990 millimeters, the LG 42WT30 is quite narrow compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. The average width of similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 42WT30 is 1,200mm.

PC screens with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the Neovo RX-W42 (£738.00) (1,011mm).

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 42WT30 the response times range from 5.5ms to 12ms, and the average response time is 8ms. At only 6 milliseconds, the LG 42WT30 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other large monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 42WT30.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The LG 42WT30 is a two USB 2.0 port PC screen.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The LG 42WT30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most large monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 42WT30 are not 3D compatible. The LG 42WT30 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 42WT30 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the 42WT30 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One RS-232 Port

The LG 42WT30 is a one RS-232 port PC monitor.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 42WT30 is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years have between one and two HDMI ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 340 candellas per square meter, the LG 42WT30 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 42WT30. Across all the PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 42WT30 the display brightness range from 250 cd/m² to 2,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 590 cd/m².

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Very Few Display Colour Count

At only 16.77 million, the LG 42WT30 has a quite few display colour count compared to most of the other large monitors that were launched around the same time as the 42WT30. The least display colour count of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 42WT30 is 16M and the most is 1,100M.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 106.7 centimeters, the LG 42WT30 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 42WT30. PC monitors of this age and spec have screen sizes of between 100cm and 170,000cm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42WT30

Running Costs Are Average

The 42WT30 has an average 5 year running cost of £196 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 30 PC displays of this type and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 42WT30.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on large monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
RS-232 Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
Mini DisplayPort
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
RJ-45 Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £192.29
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £195.33
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 42WT30uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42wt30, lg 47wt30, lg 55wt30, lg 55wt30m, lg 42wt30m, lg 47wt30m, lg 42wt30ms, lg 47wt30ms, lg 55wt30ms, lg 47wt30msb, lg 55wt30msb, lg 42wt30msb
Barcodes 08806084520302, 08806084520319

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