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Panasonic TC-P42U2 Plasma HDTV Review

42 in.

In its favor, the Panasonic TC-P42U2 is pretty inexpensive for a plasma.

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Series Comparison

Series Comparison Summary
{{article.attachments['Panasonic-TC-P42U2-vanity.jpg']}} • Two models: 42-inch and 50-inch • A few frills, but not many
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TC-PxxU2 Series


There are just two models in the U2 series, a 42-inch unit and a 50-inch unit. These are not exactly the entry-level series, but they're still pretty far down on the totem pole, lacking an analog audio output and a VGA input. There is an SD/SDHC card slot, but it only plays photos, not video or music.

  Other Models in the TC-PxxU2 Series
  Size Price Type Format Connectivity Other Features

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Panasonic TC-P42U2

42 inches $799 Plasma 1080p • 3 HDMI • 2 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • No LAN • SD/SDHC card slot for photo viewing • Viera Link remote control compatibility

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Panasonic TC-P50U2

50 inches $1099 Plasma 1080p • 3 HDMI • 2 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • No LAN • SD/SDHC card slot for photo viewing • Viera Link remote control compatibility
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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. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Sony KDL 40NX700
  14. Vs Samsung LN40C630
  15. Vs Toshiba 42ZV650U
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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