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LG 42LX530

LG 42LX530

42.2" 60Hz Direct-LED Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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£59.92 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

LG has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the 42LX530 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LX530. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LX530 is 20W.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the 42LX530 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly found sound modes is Music, but this sound modes is not found on this television. The sound modess Game, Movie, News, Sports and Standard are also found on this TV.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats Supporteds

supports sixteen video formats supporteds

The LG 42LX530 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LX530. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "M4V", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this 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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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 42LX530 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LX530 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LX530. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "M4A", "OGG" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

The LG 42LX530 has a quite thin depth (only 55.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 42LX530. Across all the mid-size TVs that were released one year ago the depths range from 7mm to 98mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 47LB561[plb_2233839_price] (55.8mm).

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 42LX530 does not support smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LX530 do support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LG 42LX530 does not have a wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LX530 also do not have a wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The 42LX530 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LX530 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LX530 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LX530 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The 42LX530 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This LG television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LX530. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "JPEG XR" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LX530 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LX530 also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 42LX530 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The LG 42LX530 is a one RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LX530

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the 42LX530 is £60 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 366 televisions of this age and spec.

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 frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been available 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 High Frequency Rate

At 60 hertz, the LG 42LX530 has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LX530.

We compared all the other 60Hz refresh rate televisions to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 42LF5600[plb_2932448_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to consider the Hisense LTDN40K370[plb_3890628_price] (100Hz).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
AV Input
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Clock Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Display SRGB

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
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
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LX530uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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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 42lx530, 42lx530s, lg 42lx530, lg 42lx530s
Barcodes 00719192197053

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