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Panasonic TC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV

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Product Highlights
  • IPS Alpha LED Panel
  • 120Hz Motion Picture Pro 4
  • Easy IPTV
  • VIERA Image Viewer (Photo & Movie)
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • DLNA / Wi-Fi Ready
  • Game Mode
  • VIERA Tools
  • 20W Audio Output

Energy Guide With the TC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV, Panasonic joins the growing number of manufacturers touting LED as tomorrow's technology available today. The vivid contrast, low operating cost, slim design and environmentally friendly attributes of LEDs are well known but recent strides in backlighting technology backed by decreasing cost have made these TVs increasingly popular.

The magic starts with the IPS (In Plane Switching) Panel which provides optimal quality even when viewed off axis. Videophiles will be able to have all the benefits of the movie theater at home with 24p Cinematic Playback, which recreates the look of movies, shot for the theater screen at 24 frames-per-second.

Convenience features include three USB ports for viewing media directly from a memory card, and VIERA Link which allows you to control all of your compatible devices from a single remote instead of a basket full of them.

Lastly, connect a DLNA-compatible VIERA and DLNA-compatible AV equipment to your home network, and you can watch movies, listen to music, and view photos from any room in the house. Let's not forget VIERA's Wi-Fi capability gives you even more layout flexibility.

Brilliant Images from Every Seat
With VIERA's wide 178° viewing angle, you see clear, vibrant images from every seat in the room. The backlight features a wide transmission aperture that enhances contrast between light and dark and improves response to provide smoother motion images
120Hz Motion Picture Pro 4
Even fast-moving scenes are displayed sharply and clearly. With a 60Hz video signal input, 120Hz Motion Picture Pro 4 makes 120 frames/second from 60 frames/second. This increases the frame count to allow natural frame-to-frame transitions, for smooth motion images with high resolution. Motion Focus Technology also reduces flicker and effectively suppresses blurring and after images
Easy IPTV
Simply press the VIERA Tools button on the remote control to directly access a variety of Internet services. Enjoy online music and movies with ease
Easy Viewing of Photos and Videos
Equipped with an SD card slot, VIERA makes it easy to view full-HD photos and JPEG images that you shot yourself. Simply insert the SD memory card into the slot, and you're ready to view your photos on the big screen. You can make your slide shows even more impressive by adding background music and attractive frames. With VIERA's big screen and superb image quality, family and friends will love sharing your memories
DLNA / Wi-Fi Ready
Connect a DLNA-compatible VIERA and DLNA-compatible AV equipment to your home network, and you can watch movies, listen to music, and view photos from any room in the house. VIERA's Wi-Fi capability gives you even more layout flexibility
Game Mode
Games are much more fun when there's no lag in operation. VIERA automatically chooses settings that provide the optimal image, so you get super-fast response and no delays. Even dark scenes with delicately rendered details are beautiful and easy to see
VIERA Tools
The VIERA Tools user interface makes it easy to access and understand key functions. Simply press a function button, and an explanation appears on the screen. Keep the button pressed to activate the function immediately
VIERA Connect
Enjoy a world of movies, sports, and other online apps plus free Skype video calls on your VIERA HDTV
Additional Features
Progressive Scan: Yes
24p Playback (2:3): Yes
Super Resolution: Yes
Intelligent Scene Controller: Yes
Motion Focus Technology: Yes
24p Smooth Film: Yes
Sleep Off-Timers and Programmable Timer: Yes (5 programs)
Built-In Closed Caption Decoder: Yes
Audio Return Channel (Input 1)
VESA compatible; optional wall mounting bracket is available
Display
Screen Size (Diagonal) 42"
Pixel Resolution 1920 x 1080 1
Please Note:

2,073,600 pixels

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Brightness Not Specified By Manufacturer
Contrast Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Response Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
Refresh Rate 120 Hz
Viewing Angle(H x V) 178° H x 178° V
Video
Video System ATSC, NTSC, QAM
HDTV Compatibility 1080 p
1080 i
720 p
TV Scan Lines Up to 1080
TV Tuner Yes
Speaker
Sound Stereo
Subwoofer No
Power 20 W
Orientation Full-Range x 2 L/R
Connectivity
Inputs/Outputs 4x HDMI Audio/Video In
1x RCA Component Video In
1x RCA Composite Video In
2x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio In
1x VGA Video In
3x USB 2.0 Audio In
1x Ethernet LAN In
Convenience
Picture in Picture (PIP) No
Picture Modes Aspect Control: 480i/p, Full, H-Fill, Just, Zoom
Digital Media Slot SD
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Ready
Menu Language English, Spanish, French
Remote Control Yes
Wall Mounting Not Specified By Manufacturer
General
Power Requirements 110-127 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption Operational: 54.0W 2
Please Note:

On Mode average power consumption

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Dimensions (WxHxD) 25.0 x 38.9 x 11.4" / 63.5 x 98.8 x 29.0 cm With stand
23.6 x 38.9 x 1.3" / 59.9 x 98.8 x 3.3 cm Without stand
Weight 41.9 lb / 19.01 kg With stand
35.3 lb / 16.01 kg Without stand
Panasonic TC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV
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  • 1 Year Warranty
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    PanasonicTC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV
     
    5.0

    (based on 3 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (3)
    • Good remote control (3)
    • Great picture quality (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      So far so good

      By ifixxu

      from Columbia Mo

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • All the connections options I could ever need
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Good Remote Control
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

      • Nothing Bad
      • Nothing I can think of

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Panasonic TC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV:

      I haven't had the TV very long, so at this point I am happy with it. It has an awesome picture which I hope to tinker with and enhance. It was easy to set up and looks great on the fireplace mantle. I like that it is very thin and sits back well on the mantle.

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      5.0

      Works as advertised

      By Mrl3ill

      from Sebago, ME

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Good Remote Control
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Attached to Computer
        • Home
        • Movies

        Comments about Panasonic TC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV:

        Internet connectivity was my prime reason for buying this TV (Also rated high by Consumer Reports). I subscribed to Netflix, and it works very well, even on my less that perfect DSL connection. Very easy to setup and use, audio is very good too.

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        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        CR Recommended and Best Price.

        By Tom

        from Cincinnati

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • All the connections options I could ever need
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Energy Efficient
        • Good Remote Control
        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Panasonic TC-L42D30 42" Class VIERA 1080p LED TV:

          B&H added extra protection inside and out so no problem shipping. Well under the big box stores. CR recommended TV. Can't complain about anything.

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