42" Class (42.02" Diag.) LCD HDTV

MODEL NUMBER: E421VA Model Features:
  • •  42.02 inch diagonal
  • •  1080P Full HD Resolution
  • •  120Hz Refresh Rate
  • •  50,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • •  SRS TruSurround HD™ & SRS TruVolume™



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Product Overview

VIZIO’s 42” Class (42.02" Diag.) LCD HDTV delivers full 1080p HD picture quality and superior audio at an amazing value! This flat screen LCD HDTV features 120Hz refresh rate for sharp clarity of fast action scenes, SRS TruVolume™ and SRS TruSurround HD™ audio for advanced virtual surround sound, 50,000 to 1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio giving you deeper blacks and brighter whites, and four HDMI ports to connect up to four HDMI devices to your TV. This 42" also exceeds ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines* to reduce energy consumption and utilizes built-in ambient light sensing technology, which automatically adjusts backlight levels to the brightness of its surroundings.

1080P Full HD

Full 1080P High Definition resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp.  Learn More

SRS TruSurround HD™
SRS  TruSurround HD

Delivers immersive virtual high definition surround sound.  Learn More

Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio

50,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions.  Learn More


ECO HD™ exceeds new ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines* to reduce energy consumption, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.

SRS TruVolume™

SRS  TruVolume

Limits volume inconsistencies between programming. Learn More


*When TV is on.

Tech Specs

Class: 42"
Viewable: 42.02" diagonal
Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Signal Compatibility: 1080P, 1080i, 720P, 480P, 480i
Colors: 1.06 Billion
Computer Support: 1920x1080 via HDMI/RGB, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480 via RGB
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 50,000:1
Brightness: 500 nits
Response Time: 5ms
Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.4845mm(H) x 0.4845mm(V)
SRS TruSurround HD™: Yes
SRS TruVolume™: Yes
SRS TruSurround XT™: No


HDMI with HDCP 4
RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
Computer RGB: 1
Composite Video: 1 shared with Component
USB Ports: USB 2.0
Photo (JPEG): Yes


HDMI with HDCP  
RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:  
Composite Video:
Computer RGB:  
USB Ports:
Music (MP3):  
Video (MPEG):  
Photo (JPEG):  


SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
Stereo Audio:  


Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Smooth Motion: Yes
Panel Type: CCFL
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): No
Picture-outside-Picture (POP): No
Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
V-Chip: Yes
3D Comb Filter: Yes
3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: No
ATSC with 8VSB & QAM demodulation: Yes
ATSC with MPEG-2 decoding: Yes
NTSC Video decoding via Video: Yes
Progressive Scan Video: Yes
Color Temperature: 6500K, 9300K and 11500K
Color Fine Tuning: Red/Green/Blue
Speakers: Built-in 10W x 2 Speakers
Panel Lamp Life (typical): 60,000 Hours
Voltage Range: 120Vac at 50/60Hz
Power Consumption: 114W
VIZIO Remote Control: VR10


Gross: 52 lbs
Net With Stand: 37.47 lbs
Without Stand: 32.18 lbs


With Stand: 39.73"W x 26.7"H x 9.99"D
Without Stand:

39.73"W x 26.27"H x 3.64"D

Packaging Dimensions: 46.00"W X 31.49"H X 8.07"D




COMPLIANCES Energy Star 4.1 ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A


Hole Pattern: VESA standard 200 X 200mm spacing
Screw Size: M6
Screw Length: 8.0mm
Screw Pitch: 1.0 mm


VIZIO WARRANTY  One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support

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Support Information

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Product Downloads

User Manual: E421VA User Manual PDF

Quick Start Guide: E421VA Quick Start Guide PDF

Data Sheet: E421VA Data Sheet PDF

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