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LG 37LH30 LCD HDTV Review

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Remote Control

Remote Control Summary
{{article.attachments['LG-37LH30-vanity.jpg']}} • Intuitive layout, buttons have good size. • Remote handles well. • Can be used with other select LG devices.
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Ergonomics & Durability*(6.85)*


The LG 32LH20's remote is simple and fits comfortably in the hand. Its back is curved and has an indent for your index finger. The smooth hard plastic makes the remote a bit easy to drop, but the remote is well-balanced.

The remote's buttons are soft plastic. They have good travel, but we wished they offered a bit more tactile feedback. The buttons dont' glow in the dark and aren't backlit.

Although anyone who looked at this remote could tell it was for an entry-level set, we liked it.

Button Layout & Use*(7.20)*


The remote's buttons have a good layout. In the neutral position (thumb on the d-pad), you can easily reach the menu button, the volume controls, and the channel controls. The buttons are also located fairly close to each other, meaning you don't need a gigantic thumb to be able to hit everything. The number pad will require a slight grip shift. The controls are well-labeled, although thier refusal to glow in the dark was unfortunate. The remote can also control the TV from a very shallow angle.

 

Programming & Flexibility*(1.0)*


The 37LH30's remote can't control non-LG equipment. It can be set up with other LG devices via their SIMPLINK technology. Unfortunately, this setup requires the device to be connected to the TV via an HDMI cable. This is far from ideal.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs LG 37LH55
  14. Vs JVC LT32J300
  15. VS Samsung LN32B360
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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