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Vizio E420VO 42” LCD

Vizio E420VO 42” LCD

Summary

  • Product Name: E420VO 42” LCD
  • Manufacturer: Vizio
  • Review Date: April 02, 2010 01:05
  • MSRP: $663.99
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool
  • Buy Now

Model #: E420VO 

  • Size: 42"
  • Viewable: 42.02" diagonal; 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Tuner: NTSC/ATSC/QAM
  • Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Signal Compatibility: 1080p(FHDTV), 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i
  • Colors: 1.06 Billion @ 10bit
  • Computer Support:
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
  • Brightness: 500 nits
  • Response Time: 8ms
  • 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 2
  • RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
  • Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
  • Composite Video: 1
  • S-Video: 
  • Computer RGB: 1
  • USB Ports:
  • Music (MP3):  
  • Video (MPEG):  
  • 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): 1

 

OUTPUTS (REAR)

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

 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz
  • Smooth Motion: No
  • LED: No
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP): No
  • Picture-outside-Picture (POP): No
  • Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: No 
  • V-Chip: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: No
  • 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: Yes
  • ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: Yes
  • ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
  • NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes via RF or Composite Video
  • Progressive Scan Video: Yes, thru Component VGA or HDMI
  • Color Temperature:
  • Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
  • Speakers: Built-in 10W x 2 Speakers
  • Panel Lamp Life (typical): 50,000 Hours
  • Voltage Range: 120Vac at 60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 86W (avg), 0.32W Standby
  • VIZIO Remote Control: VR15

 

WEIGHT

  • Gross: 44.1lbs
  • Net With Stand: 34.2lbs
  • Without Stand: 32.6lbs

 

DIMENSIONS

  • With Stand: 40.3"W x 27.6"H x 9.6"D
  • Without Stand: 40.3"W x 26.2"H x 3.8"D
  • Packaging Dimensions: 45.1"W x 32.7"H x 8.9"D

 

CERTIFICATIONS CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B 

 

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

 

VIZIO WARRANTY One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support

 

Executive Overview

VIZIO’s E420VO 42” LCD HDTV delivers full 1080p HD picture quality and superior audio at an amazing value. This flat screen LCD HDTV features SRS TruVolume and SRS TruSurround HD audio for advanced virtual surround sound, 100,000 to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio, and two HDMI ports to connect up to two HDMI devices to your TV. The E420VO also exceeds ENERGY STAR 4.0 guidelines to reduce energy consumption and utilizes built-in ambient light sensing technology, which automatically adjusts backlight levels to the brightness of its surroundings.

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/e420vo.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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