The Samsung PS42A457P1DXXU is a large plasma television which delivers an impressively sharp and vivid image with a very reasonable price tag.
The PS42A457P1DXXU features a 42", high definition, progressive scan panel, a built-in 2 x 10 watt amplifier and stereo speakers with TruSurround XT 'virtual surround sound' system, HDMI connectivity, support for 720p HD resolutions, a terrific 30,000:1 contrast ratio and 100Hz display technology for ultra-smooth motion without blurring or shadows.
With integrated Freeview and analogue tuners and an easy to use Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), the PS42A457P1DXXU gives you a large selection of programming to choose from and makes surfing the channels incredibly simple.
A perfect partner for Blu-ray or upscaled DVD, the Samsung PS42A457P1DXXU 42" Plasma Television will make a fantastic centrepiece to your home cinema system.
|Brightness ||1500 cd/m²|
|Colours||Natural True Colour (18bit) with 262,144 levels of grey gradation|
2 x HDMI in (supporting HD video & stereo audio input)
Component video in with parallel stereo audio in (via 5 x RCA/phono)
SCART 1: RGB, composite video & stereo audio in; composite video & stereo audio out (tuner output only)
SCART 2: composite video & stereo audio in & out (selectable output)
VGA (PC) video input with parallel stereo audio in (via 15 pin D-Sub connection & 3.5mm stereo minijack)
Stereo line in (via 2 x RCA/phono, assigned to HDMI in 2)
Stereo line out (via 2 x RCA/phono - for connecting tuner's audio out to AV receiver or amp)
Optical digital audio out (via toslink - for connecting tuner's audio out to AV receiver or amp)
HDMI in (supports HD video & audio input)
S-Video, composite video & stereo audio in (via 4 pin mini DIN & 3 x RCA/phono)
Headphone socket (via 3.5mm stereo minijack)
Common Interface for use with TopUpTV|
|Contrast ratio ||30,000:1|
|Delivery Information||Due to the size and expensive nature of this product, it must be delivered using our specialist large TV courier service. For full details of what's included in this service click here|
|Extra||Auto on, off & sleep timers, on-screen display, parental lock, 16:9/4:3 modes, auto setup, auto power off, energy saving feature, anti-screen burn functions.|
|Finish ||Gloss black|
|Resolution ||1024 x 768|
|Sound system||2 x 10W amplifier and speakers built in, SRS TruSurround XT (virtual surround sound mode), equaliser|
|Supplied accessories ||Remote control with batteries, tabletop stand|
|Teletext||MHEG text for Freeview, Teletext from analogue reception, Fastext|
|TV Tuner||Freeview (digital) & analogue tuners, automatic channel scanning, easy to use Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)|
|Type||42" (107cms) plasma, progressive scan, high definition (720p), 16:9|
|Video options||Contrast, brightness, sharpness, colour (tint & tone), black level, gamma, white balance, edge enhancement & picture size controls.
Digital noise reduction & Digital Natural Image engine+ (DNIe+) modes reduce artefacts resulting for poor signal strength and enhance Freeview images.
100Hz viewing mode reduces motion blur and drag so that fast moving images still appear sharp and detailed|
|Video standards||PAL, NTSC (4.43), SECAM|
|Viewing angle||>175 degrees horizontal & vertical|
|W x H x D (mm) ||1,055 x 724.9 x 316 (with stand)
1,055 x 667.4 x 96.2 (without stand)|
|Weight (kg) ||30.5 (with stand)
26.8 (without stand)|