Vizio Updated: 2008-08-05 RSS

VIZIO introduces the latest advancement within its VW-Series product line, adding Full High Definition to it's popular VW42 42" LCD. Presenting the VIZIO VW42L FHDTV with support for Full High definiton signals (1080p). Now sporting 3-HDMI inputs, take advantage of what Full High Definition can offer you! Gaming, movies, High Definition television and even standard definition television are brought to light with 16.7 million colors and 5000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. Powerful 10w speakers and optical audio outputs provide for a true home theatre experience! High Definition 1080p now available for the new VW42L from VIZIO.

LCD Technology - The VIZIO VW42LF 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.

6.5ms Response Time - Vizio LCD HDTVs have super fast LCD response times which do not suffer from problems with image trailing and color distortion.
1920x1080 HD Display - With more than 2 Million Pixels, the VW42LF delivers that strong High Definition punch!

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

Supported TV Formats

Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Supported PC Resolutions
1920 x 1080, 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: 0.485mm (H) x 0.485mm (V)
Display Compatibility: FULL HDTV (1080P)
Signal Compatibility: 480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV), 1080P (FULL HDTV)
Response Time: 6.5 ms (typical)
Colors: 16.77 million
Brightness: 500 cd/m2 (typical)
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (Typical), 5000:1 (w/DCR)
Viewable Angle: 178° (horizontal and vertical)

RF (F Connector for internal tuner): 1
HDMI with HDCP: 3
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, 1360x768, 1920 x 1080 via VGA or 640x480, 1920x1080 via HDMI
Sound enhancement: Yes
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 Range100 ~ 240 Vac at 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: 250W average
Removable Base

Gross:61.3 lbs
Net: 48.1 lbs
Without Stand: 46 lbs

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
Without Stand and Speakers:
Certifications: CSA/CSA-US, FCC Class B