Vizio Updated: 2008-08-05 RSS

Describing VIZIO's newest VW42L is like trying to describe your favorite family vacation in Yosemite National Park... speechless?
Let's try.
A 42" LCD, integrated HDTV tuner, 1080i, 1366x768 resolution, vivid picture quality, fast response times, and brilliant beautiful design.
THE VIZIO VW42L weighs in at less than 50 pounds and is wall mountable, only 3.9" deep... are we there yet?
The VIZIO VW42L 42" LCD TV is offered for less than $1100....
The VIZIO VW42L.  Where Vision Meets Value!

LCD Technology - The VIZIO VW42L has significantly less reflection and glare which makes this television ideal in any room lighting situations.

178 Degree Viewing Angle - Our LCD HDTV's deliver a viewing angle of up to 178 degrees, resulting in crisp and clear pictures that are visible from any seat in the house.

Brightness of 500 cd/m2 - Our LCD HDTV's have a higher average brightness across the screen, higher luminance at full white, wider dynamic range, and will achieve better black levels.

8ms Response Time - Vizio LCD HDTVs have super fast LCD response times which do not suffer from problems with image trailing and color distortion.
1366 x 768 HD pixels - Our HDTV's offer a HD resolution of at least 1366 x 768, which is more than 1 megapixel.

Size: 42-in*
*Viewable: 42.02-in
Tuner: Integrated NTSC/ATSC/QAM HDTV Tuner

Supported TV Formats
1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i

Native Panel Resolution: 1366 x 768

Supported PC Resolutions
1366 x 768, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600

Panel Type: 42" Diagonal*, 16:9 Wide Screen, Color TFT Active Matrix LCD
Panel Specifications: Anti-Static and hard coated surface
Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.681mm (H) x 0.681mm (V)
Display Compatibility: HDTV (1080i)
Signal Compatibility: 480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV)
Response Time: 8 ms (typical)
Colors: 8 bit 16.77 Million colors
Brightness: 500 cd/m2 (typical)
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
Viewable Angle: >178 degrees (horizontal and vertical)

RF (F Connector for internal tuner): 1
HDMI with HDCP: 2
Analog Stereo Audio for HDMI Inputs: 1
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 2
Composite Video: 2
S-Video plus Stereo Audio: 1
Computer RGB plus Stereo Audio: 1
Service Port: 1

Analog Audio out (RCA): 1
5.1 SPDIF Digital Optical Audio: 1
Headphone (Stereo Mini-Jack): 0

Additional Information
Closed Caption (CC)
3D Comb Filter
3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down
ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation
ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding
NTSC Video decoding via RF: Yes, thru Antenna, Cable, or Satellite
NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes, thru CVBS, S-Video, or Component
Progressive Scan Video: Yes, thru Component YPbPr, VGA or HDMI
HDTV: Yes, thru HDMI or Component YPbPr
Computer: 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1366x768 thru VGA/RGB or 640x480 thru HDMI
Sound enhancement: Yes, Virtual Surround option
Color Temperature: 6500K (standard), 5400K and 9300K
Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
Audio: Built-in 10W x 2
Lamp (LCD) / Panel (PDP) Life: 50000 hours
Power: IEC Connector for direct power line connection
Voltage Range90 ~ 240 Vac at 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: 280W average
Removable Base

Gross:60.7 lbs
Net: 48.5 lbs
Without Stand: 46.4 lbs

Carton: 46.5" W x 35.8" H x 15" D
With Stand: 40.5" W x 28.4" H x 9.7" D
Without Stand: 40.5" W x 27.3" H x 3.9" D
Certifications: CSA/CSA-US, FCC Class B, ICE-003, BETS-7