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Panasonic TC-P42X1 Plasma HDTV Review

42 in.

The Panasonic TC-P42X1 is an entry-level HDTV that doesn't come with many extras.

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Series Name TC-PxxX1
General Type Plasma
Screen Size 42 in.
Format 720p
Peak Consumption 131.03
S-Video 1
SPDIF (Digital audio output) 1
Bluetooth No
CF Card No
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Surround Mode Yes
Wall Mount Included No
Width (in) 40.6
Standby Consumption 0
Display Technology Plasma
Resolution 1,024 x 768
Composite Video 2
3.5mm Headphone Jack 0
Zigbee No
MMC No
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1,000,000:1
Equalizer Unknown
Depth (in) 12.9
HDMI In 3
VGA 0
DLNA No
MemoryStick No
Brightness (cd/m2) 48.98
Number of Speakers 2
Remote Included Yes
Weight (lbs) 59.6
DVI 0
xD No
Viewing Angle Reported 135
Is 3D No
OTA Digital Antenna Yes
DVD No
Analog Cable Tuner Yes
Blu-Ray No
Digital Cable Tuner Yes
Firewire No
Cablecard No
Photo Playback Ability Yes
Analog Audio In 4
Music Playback Ability No
3.5mm Audio Input Jack 0
Video Playback Ability No
USB No
Speaker Wattage 20
OTA Analog Antenna Yes
Brand Name Viera
Manufacturer Name Panasonic
Manual Url http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/TCP42X1.PDF
Manual Text TC-P42X1 Operating Instructions (English)
Series Name TC-PxxX1
Component Video In 2
Analog Audio Out 0
Wi-Fi No
SD Card Yes
OLD Resolution 1,024 x 768
Sound Output Mode Stereo
Stand Included Yes
Height (in) 28

Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Calibration
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Remote Control
  8. Audio
  9. Connectivity
  10. Menus & Interface
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Conclusion & Comparisons
  14. Series Comparison
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