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Panasonic TX-42A400B 42-inch LED TV (discontinued by manufacturer) [Energy Class A+]
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- Panasonic TX-42A400B Full HD 1080p Slim LED with Narrow Bezel - This is a slim and stylish TV with a very narrow frame around the screen that will look great in many different rooms and homes. As well as being slimline, LED TVs produce bright, eye-catching pictures and use less energy than traditional LCD or Plasma TVs.
- Built in Freeview HD Turner for free-to-air viewing in High Definition
- 100hz Back-Light Blinking switches the backlight off between frames to hide the lag whilst the TV panel responds
- High Contrast - Dedicated processing in the TV improves the contrast, making the dark areas seem rich and deep and the bright areas stand out. Higher contrast makes detail easier to see and brings out the full depth of an HD TV.
- USB Connection - A handy USB slot allows you to view your digital photos and movies on the big screen. It will even play your digital music from a USB stick.
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Energy efficiency classA+ to F
On-mode power consumption51 Watts
Energy consumption71 Kilowatts per year, based on the power consumption of the television operating 4 hours per day for 365 days. The actual energy consumption will depend on how the television is used.
Visible screen diagonal42" / 106 cm
TX-42A400 42-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Slim LED TV with Freeview
Beautifully designed with a discreet narrow black bezel and unobtrusive table-top pedestal stand, the Panasonic A400 series HD LED TVs combine modern design with outstanding TV image quality and great value for money. For superior high definition image quality, 100Hz BLB (Back Light Blinking) picture technology ensures sports and action movies look crisp, while a Content Optimizer makes the most of every source.
Outstanding Image Quality
Panasonic A400 Series TVs deliver high contrast high definition images with vibrant colour and outstanding contrast, courtesy of Panasonic’s V-Real Pro picture processing engine. Colour gradations are rich and smooth, for colourful naturalistic pictures. The viewing angle is wide, at 176 degrees, so you’ll enjoy a great picture regardless of your seating angle to the screen. The 39, 42 and 50-inch A400 TVs are Full 1080p resolution. The 32-inch model is 720p HD Ready.
Freeview HD Tuner
An integrated Freeview HD tuner provides over 100 TV and radio services, including ten high definition channels from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, without the need for any additional subscriptions or service contracts.
Superior audio performance
For clear, involving sound, A400 Series TVs feature 2 X 10W audio amplification and V-Audio processing, for an impressive surround effect and superb directionality. Wherever you sit, everyone is treated to superior sound.
Offering two HDMI inputs, A400 Series TVs can be quickly connected to other HD home entertainment equipment, including set top boxes, Blu-ray players and games consoles. One HDMI connection is ARC (Audio Return Channel) ready, making it a breeze to connect to a soundbar or surround sound system.
Slim, Unobtrusive Design
Panasonic A400 Series TVs feature a narrow bezel in lustrous black to better blend with any décor as well as emphasise TV picture quality. They are all about the screen.
Panasonic A400 TVs use the latest high-efficiency LED panels and are A+ Energy Efficient rated, ensuring that you can watch your favourite shows without worrying unduly about your energy consumption.
Panasonic A400 Series LED TVs offer an optical digital audio output, which can be used with compatible audio systems, and have SCART and component video inputs for connecting other video equipment. If you have music, video or JPEG files you want to play there’s a USB media reader too, compatible with all popular file formats.
Installation and TV tuning is quick and simple, with easy to follow onscreen prompts. You’ll be up and watching in no time at all.
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Up-date (5th March 2015): I have used a special cable (available from Amazon) to connect the TV sound to my Hi-Fi separate amplifier (which feeds to separate stereo-speaker cabinets). This cable is a stereo-plug attached to a RCA/Phono cable, which feeds from the TV head-phone socket. This connection allows me to listen to digital-music from my computer, and also to listen/watch music from YouTube. The TV powers the connection, so therefore, there is no-need for a separate digital-to-analogue converter-box and the associated specialist cables. This saves money, and reduces my electricity-consumption. In summation, I only use two HDMI cables, two RCA/Phono cables, and the Stereo-Plug/RCA cable. The system is accessed from the TV remote-control AV button, and by scrolling between HDMI1 (for DVD) and HDMI2 (for computer). I am very pleased with this TV/Hi-Fi system. I was requested by Amazon to supply the following answer to a customer-enquiry: The TV (including the stand) is 24-inches tall, and 38-inches wide. Award 5 Stars!
**update: you can spend all day playing with the colour brightness contrast and sharpness OR simply turn down the back-light-blinking to 50 for a perfect picture.
Attached to Sky+HD and WOW what a picture.
Very easy to set up and attach to Sky, DVD and Wii. The sound, picture and options are easy to use.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
purchased this tv in march 2015 but for the last 3 months the freeview has stopped working and I have emailed Panasonic on various occasions regarding this problem and nobody has... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
It's a good TV but not for picture enthusiasts as you cannot configure it much to your liking. Better options on LG.Published 4 months ago by Dimitry
excellent tv, good price, fast delivery, good sale. can use the analog audio out but volume must be controlled from the menu (headphone volume) which is independent to the slightly... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Luke Cull
Bought this for my Mum was a little disappointed that the freeview element is not HD, but I probably did not pay enough attention to the small print. Otherwise it's a beauty.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Had for some time now. No problems. Great picture from front and side angles. All good.Published 5 months ago by Julie C
This will now not turn on at all, but the order is no longer in my history, despite it being less than a year old Please contact me to arrange replacementPublished 7 months ago by Mandy M.