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LG 42WT30

LG 42WT30 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews

PC monitors produced by LG are some of the better PC monitors according to average expert and user reviews.

Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The LG 42WT30 is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC screen.

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LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The LG 42WT30 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other large monitors that came out more than two years ago. The RMS rated powers of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 42WT30 range from 2W to 24W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.

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Very Fast Response Time

Similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years have response times of between 5.5ms and 12ms, and the average response time is 7.9ms. The LG 42WT30 has a fairly fast response time (only 6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 42WT30.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The LG 42WT30 is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the 42WT30 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large monitors that have been on the market for more than two years 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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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens of this type and age do not have a card reader integrated. The LG 42WT30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The LG 42WT30 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC screen. Most of the other large monitors that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 340 candellas per square meter, the LG 42WT30 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 42WT30. Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago the display brightnesss range from 250 cd/m² to 2,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 580 cd/m².

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Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The smallest display diagonal (metric) of similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 42WT30 is 100cm and the biggest is 170,000cm. At only 106.7 centimeters, the LG 42WT30 has a fairly small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other large monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42WT30

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42WT30 is £196, which is typical compared to the other 29 large monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This large monitor has been on the market for over three years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
RS-232 Ports
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
RJ-45 Ports Quantity

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £307.66
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £310.22
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.
1.5T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
40
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 40 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42wt30, 42wt30eu, lg 42wt30, lg 47wt30, lg 55wt30, lg 47wt30m, lg 55wt30m, lg 42wt30m, lg 55wt30ms, lg 42wt30ms, lg 47wt30ms, lg 47wt30msb, lg 55wt30msb, lg 42wt30msb
Barcodes 08806084520302, 08806084520319

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