42” Class 1080p LED HDTV
(42.02" Diag.)

MODEL NUMBER: M420VT Model Features:
  • 42.02 inch diagonal
  • Razor Thin Design with a 0.87" Profile*
  • 1080p Full HD
  • 120Hz Refresh Rate
  • SRS TruSurround HD™ & SRS TruVolume™
  • ENERGY STAR® 4.1

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Product Overview

With only a 0.87” thin profile*, this 42" Class (42.02 inch diagonal) Razor LED™ LCD HDTV offers razor sharp clarity with 1080p full high definition resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate  delivering sharp, blur free images.  The dynamic 100,000:1 contrast ratio provide deeper blacks and brighter whites and with an astounding array of colors that stand out brilliantly adding to the rich detail and deep contrast on this TV offered in black or silver bezel color options.  Also included is the digital ambient light sensor ensuring you will always have the best picture and most efficient energy savings by adjusting the brightness based on the lighting conditions of your room. Enjoy ultimate connectivity with up to four high definition inputs and experience advanced sound technologies from SRS Labs including SRS TruSurround HD™ and SRS TruVolume™.  Take pleasure in knowing this energy efficient LED LCD HDTV exceeds new ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines by 20%**, conserving our planet’s resources while saving you money. 

Razor LED
Razor LED

Razor LED - VIZIO is the first to bring LED technology to smaller size LCD HDTVs! This Mercury Free, Energy Efficient, Razor Thin HDTV achieves a 100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio giving you deeper blacks and brighter whites - 450 nits brightness.

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

Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio

100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions.  Learn More

SRS TruVolume™
SRS TruVolume

Limits volume inconsistencies between programming.  Learn More

Mercury Free
Mercury Free

The display’s backlight is environmentally-friendly due to the fact that LED backlights do not utilize mercury, an environmentally harmful substance.

Razor Thin Styling
Razor Thin Styling

Less than a .87” profile*, it’s simply amazing!



Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting

Energy efficient sensors auto-adjust brightness for the perfect picture regardless of room conditions.

SRS TruSurround HD™
SRS TruSurround HD

Delivers immersive virtual high definition surround sound.  Learn More



ECO HD™ exceeds new ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines by 20%**, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.

*Maximum depth 1.85”
**When TV is on

Tech Specs

Class: 42"
Viewable: 42.02" diagonal
Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Signal Compatibility: 1080p (FHDTV)
Colors: 1.06 Billion
Computer Support: 640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080 via RGB or 1920 x 1080 via HDMI
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
Brightness: 450 nits
Response Time: 8ms
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
Composite Video: 1 shared with Component
Computer RGB: 1
USB Ports: 1
Music (MP3): Yes
Video (MPEG):  
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: No
LED: Yes - edge lit
Picture-in-Picture (PIP):
Picture-outside-Picture (POP):
Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee: Yes
V-Chip: Yes
3D Comb Filter: Yes
3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pull-down: Yes
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 115000K
Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
Speakers: Built-in 10W x 2 Speakers
Panel Lamp Life (typical): 30,000 Hours
Voltage Range: 120Vac at 60Hz
Power Consumption: 115W(avg), <1W Standby
VIZIO Remote Control: VUR14


Gross: 54.01lbs
Net With Stand: 44.09lbs
Without Stand: 37.48lbs


With Stand: 39.72"W x 26.72"H x 8.50"D
Without Stand: 39.72"W x 24.92"H x 1.76"D
Packaging Dimensions: 46.26"W x 31.49"H x 8.07"D






Hole Pattern: VESA standard 200mm X 200mm
Screw Size: M6
Screw Length: 10.0mm
Screw Pitch: 1.0 mm


VIZIO WARRANTY  One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support

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User Manual: M420VT User Manual PDF
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