• Nice remote
  • Reasonably priced


  • Poor picture
  • Difficult to set up

At A Glance

This 42-incher displayed a surprisingly poor picture, in contrast to that of the other Toshiba LCDs we've tested.

Manufacturer’s Description

Toshiba's 42" 42HL167 is the perfect flat-panel HDTV for videophiles with champagne taste and a beer budget â?? this is our lowest-priced 1080p HDTV ever. It's 1920 x 1080-pixel picture resolution is nearly double that of any 42" plasma. Other advanced display technologies help guarantee a beautifully balanced picture at all times and with all sources.

Manufacturer’s Website

The Specs

Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Display size 42.0 inches
Viewable size 42.0 inches
Display type LCD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Horizontal viewing angle 176.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 176.0 ∞
Response time 8.0
Resolution 1080p pixels
General Information
UPC Code 022265000687
Ports and Connections
  • S-Video (Input)
  • S-Video (Input) (x2)
Audio Input RCA Audio (Input x3)
Audio Output RCA Audio (Output)
  • HDMI (Input x3)
  • HDMI (Input) Input
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output)
Component Video Component (Input x2)