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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 TVs Have Good Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all televisions built by LG.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 42LX530 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats

supports sixteen video formats

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

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 Four Image Formats

The LG 42LX530 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and type. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LX530. The image formats "BMP", "JPEG XR" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Televisions of this age and spec have display brightnesses of between 180 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the 42LX530 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 42LX530 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this type and age. The audio formats "AAC", "M4A", "OGG" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LX530 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 42LX530 do 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. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago, the 42LX530 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LX530 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LX530 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 42LX530 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LX530 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only One RF Port

Most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 42LX530 have one RF port, including the 42LX530 which has one RF port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LX530

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the 42LX530 is £60 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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 commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that have been on the market for 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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Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the LG 42LX530 has a relatively average refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 42LX530.

Alternative 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the LG 32LF5600 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a faster refresh rate then you might also want to consider the LG 49LF631 (£459.00) (100Hz).

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Average Thickness

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

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the LG 47LY760 (£719.99) (56mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
AV Input Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Clock Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certification
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Cable Included
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
SRGB Display Capability

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £56.88
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £59.92
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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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