Pros

  • Very fast pixel response time
  • Easy to access inputs

Cons

  • Difficult menus
  • Lackluster picture

At A Glance

Promising specs--including 1080p, a fast pixel response time, and HDMI 1.3--don't add up to a superb picture.

Manufacturer’s Description

42LB5D 42" LCD TV displays HDTV programs in full 1920 x 1080p resolution for a more detailed picture. Advanced true wide viewing angle, true 178� viewing angle with consistent contrast and color - even while viewing at the most extreme angles. Reduces common distortion and blurring caused by fast motion video and also provides one of the industry's widest viewing angles. LG's XD Engine takes the low resolution of analog signals to near HD levels by improving brightness, contrast, detail and enhancing color as well as reducing signal noise. This total solution results in cinema-like high resolution images.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
S-Video Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 3
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 42.00 "
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer LG Electronics
UPC Code 719192171367
Manufacturer Part Number 42LB5D
Brand Name LG
Product Name 42LB5D 42" LCD TV
Marketing Information

42LB5D 42" LCD TV displays HDTV programs in full 1920 x 1080p resolution for a more detailed picture. Advanced true wide viewing angle, true 178� viewing angle with consistent contrast and color - even while viewing at the most extreme angles. Reduces common distortion and blurring caused by fast motion video and also provides one of the industry's widest viewing angles. LG's XD Engine takes the low resolution of analog signals to near HD levels by improving brightness, contrast, detail and enhancing color as well as reducing signal noise. This total solution results in cinema-like high resolution images.

Product Model 42LB5D
Product Type LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lg.com/us
Miscellaneous
Features Flashback, Closed Caption, Auto Program, Favorite Channel Selection, Auto-off
Physical Characteristics
Weight (Approximate) 811.2 oz
Color Black
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Technical Information
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178°
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
Response Time 5 ms

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