LG 42PC56 TV reviews and prices: 42" HD Ready Plasma screen

156 customer reviews
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This TV is a good all rounder.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 156 reviews.
LG 42PC56 with 42" HD Ready Plasma screen, 1 HDMI port and Freeview. See full product description
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Dawn, Monifieth

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Good overall design and quality. Easy to setup and install.
Bad points:
Screen sometimes a little slow to respond, seesome shadowing.
Overall rating 8.0
Image quality 7.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Jan 2008

Paul, Airdrie

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Large Screen
Ideal to hook up laptop and PC
User friendly & easy to set up (self tuning)
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Feb 2008

Rob, Epping

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very happy, got a a bargain price, and the 1080p picture is amazing for the money.
Bad points:
Some sounds cause the frame to resonate, but this is limited to certain frequencies at loud volumes.
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Oct 2007

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Fulfilled what I was looking for in a television with added extras
Bad points:
Live action not as sharp as films if you are sitting to close to screen
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jan 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Stylish design
good sound quality
easy to use
Bad points:
image from previous picture remains on screen for a few minutes after changing channels
Overall rating 7.0
Image quality 6.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Oct 2007

Ian Galashan, County Antrim no

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
An excellent purchase. Modern styling, simple setup, and easy to use, and great value for money.
Bad points:
none as yet.
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Jan 2008

Ron, Leicester

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Good design, easy to setup,
Bad points:
Lots of background noise from the set, had to return the LG because of this.
Overall rating 4.0
Image quality 6.0
Sound quality 3.0
Design 5.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Jan 2008

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen Plasma
3D No
HD TV HD Ready
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 1
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 50
Screen aspect ratio 16:09
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 15000
Reflection angle 160
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 1024
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 768
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 1500
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Weight (kg) 24.6
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Manufacturer's Description

42" HD Ready Plasma TV with New XD Engine image processor and Clear Filter Pro technology


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