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LG 42LN540

LG 42LN540

42" 79mm Mar 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type Depth Release Date
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LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions LG is one of the better rated brands.

Not Included Optical Disc Player Type

This TV has a Not included optical disc player type, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LN540 do not have a wi-Fi. The LG 42LN540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years, the LG 42LN540 does not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support smart TV that you might also want to consider including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Not 3D

The LG 42LN540 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and type are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LN540 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LN540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 42LN540 is 4W and the highest is 80W. At only 10 Watts, the LG 42LN540 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LN540.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LN540 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42LN540 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions of a similar age and spec to the 42LN540 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the LG 42LN540 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys amongst televisions of this age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 42LN540 is a two HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The LG 42LN540 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 79 millimeters, the LG 42LN540 has one of the thicker depths amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42LN540 the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LN540

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this mid-size TV is A+, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 42LN540 will cost £86 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of this age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LN540 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Game Mode
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £85.15
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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ln540, lg 42ln540v
Barcodes 05053785366514, 08806084159687, 08806084181930, 08806084181961

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Toshiba 48L5453 vs LG 42LN540

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£ 399.00
2x Thinner
300Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Newer by One Year
One More USB 2.0 Port
A Lot Heavier

Samsung UE48H8000 vs LG 42LN540

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£ 1,099.99
900Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Newer by One Year
Two More USB 2.0 Ports
Four HDMI Ports
Lower Energy Efficiency Rating
£32.05 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years

LOEWE Art 32 vs LG 42LN540

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LOEWE Art 32 LG 42LN540
£ 1,590.00
Hugely Higher RMS Rated Power
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Three USB 2.0 Ports
Five Loudspeakers
Energy Efficiency Rating is Lower
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