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Vizio E420VL 42” LCD

Vizio E420VL 42” LCD

Summary

  • Product Name: E420VL 42” LCD
  • Manufacturer: Vizio
  • Review Date: April 02, 2010 01:05
  • MSRP: $809.99
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool
  • Buy Now

Model #: Vizio E420VL

  • Viewable: 42.02" diagonal
  • Tuner: NTSC/ATSC/QAM
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Signal Compatibility: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
  • Colors: 1.06 Billion
  • Computer Support: 1920 x 1080, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480 via RGB/HDMI Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
  • Brightness: 500 cd/m2
  • Response Time: 5ms
  • Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
  • Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.4845mm(H) x 0.4845mm(V)
  • SRS TruSurround HD: Yes
  • SRS TruVolume: Yes
  • SRS TruSurround XT: No

 

INPUTS (REAR)

  • HDMI with HDCP 3
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
  • S-Video: 
  • Computer RGB: 1
  • Composite Video: 1
  • USB Ports: 
  • Photo (JPEG):

 

INPUTS (SIDE)

  • HDMI with HDCP  
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:  
  • Composite Video:  
  • S-Video:  
  • Computer RGB:  
  • USB Ports: 1
  • Music (MP3):  
  • Video (MPEG):  
  • Photo (JPEG):  
 

OUTPUTS (REAR)

  • SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
  • Stereo Audio: 1 
  • Headphones:

 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz
  • Smooth Motion: Yes
  • Panel Type: CCFL, LCD
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
  • Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
  • Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: No
  • ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: No
  • ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: No
  • NTSC Video decoding via Video: No
  • Progressive Scan Video: No
  • Color Temperature: 5400K, 6300K and 9300K
  • Color Fine Tuning:  
  • Speakers: Built-in 10W x 2 Speakers
  • Panel Lamp Life (typical): 50,000 Hours
  • Voltage Range: 240Vac at 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 111W, <0.37W Standby
  • VIZIO Remote Control: VR15

 

 

WEIGHT

  • Gross: 42.99 lbs
  • Net With Stand: 32.85 lbs
  • Without Stand: 31.09 lbs 

 

DIMENSIONS

  • With Stand: 40.26"W x 27.48"H x 8.99"D
  • Without Stand: 40.26"W x 25.91"H x 3.51"D
  • Packaging Dimensions: 45.07"W x 32.67"H x 7.48"D
 

CERTIFICATIONS CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B 

 

COMPLIANCES Energy Star 4.0 ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A 

 

WALL MOUNT SPECIFICATIONS

  • Hole Pattern: VESA standard 200 X 200mm spacing
  • Screw Size: M6
  • Screw Length: 20.0mm
  • Screw Pitch: 1.25 mm

 

VIZIO WARRANTY One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support

Executive Overview

This 42” LCD HDTV packs a powerful punch at a price that doesn’t break the bank.  Top of the line features such as full 1080p high definition resolution, 120 Hz and 100,000:1 contrast ratio deliver a picture that is crisp, clear and awe inspiring.  The digital ambient light sensor ensures that you’ll always have the most optimal picture by adjusting the brightness of the screen based on the conditions of your room.  Rounding out the package are advanced sound technologies from SRS labs and 3 HDMI ports.

Audioholics hasn't yet done a formal review of this product, but we wanted to get as much information as possible to our readers in order to help them make the best possible purchasing decisions. If possible, we will provide additional info or even a product review at a later date.

For more information, please visit:  http://www.vizio.com/flat-panel-hdtvs/e420vl.html

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Tony is our resident expert for lifestyle and wireless products including soundbars. He does most of the reviews for wireless and streaming loudspeakers and often compares soundbars in round ups and helps us cover the trade shows.

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