42” Class Edge Lit Razor LED™ LCD HDTV

MODEL NUMBER: M420NV Model Features:

•    42.02 inch diagonal
•    Edge Lit Razor LED™ LCD HDTV
•    Razor Thin Design with a 1.15" Profile*
•    1080p Full HD
•    120Hz Refresh Rate
•    SRS TruSurround HD™ & SRS TruVolume™
•    ENERGY STAR® 4.0
•    Mercury Free

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Product Overview

With only a 1.15” thin profile*, this 42” Class (42.02 inch diagonal) Edge Lit Razor LED™ LCD HDTV offers razor sharp clarity with 1080p full high definition resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate  delivering sharp, blur free images.  This stylish M420NV has an aesthetic that captures that hip, cool facture like none other with its round edges and sleek bezel design.  The dynamic 100,000:1 contrast ratio provide deeper blacks and brighter whites with an astounding array of colors that stand out brilliantly adding to the rich detail and deep contrast on this TV.  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.   Experience advanced audio technologies such as SRS TruSurround HD™ with explicit dialog clarity and SRS TruVolume™ to neutralize the sound in between commercials and your favorite movie or TV programs.  Enjoy ultimate connectivity with up to four high definition inputs and take pleasure in knowing this energy efficient LED LCD HDTV exceeds new ENERGY STAR® 4.0 Guidelines by 30%** and consumes 51% less energy than the 2009 model, conserving our planet’s resources while saving you money.

Edge Lit 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

SRS TruSurround HD™
SRS TruSurround HD

Delivers immersive virtual high definition surround sound.  Learn More

Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting

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


Eco HD™- Exceeds the current ENERGY STAR® 4.0 Guidelines by 30%** and the M420NV consumes 51% less energy than the 2009 model , saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.

Razor Thin Styling
Razor Thin Styling

Less than a 1.15” profile*, it’s simply amazing!



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.

*Maximum depth 2.0”
**When TV is on

Product Description

Tech Specs

Class: 42"
Viewable: 42.02" diagonal
Tuner: ATSC/Clear QAM Tuner
Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Signal Compatibility: Supports 1080p (FHDTV), 1080i(HDTV), 720p(HDTV), 480p(EDTV), 480i(SDTV)
Colors: 1.06 Billion
Computer Support: 1920x1080, 1360x768, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480 via VGA/HDMI
Display Compatibility: 1080p(FHDTV)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1 w/DCR
Brightness: 450 cd/m2 (typical)
Response Time: 6.5ms
Viewable Angle: 178/178 degrees (horizontal/vertical)
Pixel/Dot Pitch: 0.4845mm (H) x 0.4845mm(H)
SRS TruSurround HD™: Yes
SRS TruVolume™: Yes
SRS TruSurround XT™: No


HDMI with HDCP 3
RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
Composite Video: 1
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
Computer RGB: 1
USB Ports:


RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio:
Composite Video:
Computer RGB:  
USB Ports:  3-JPEG only
Music (MP3):  
Video (MPG):  
Photo (JPEG):  


SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
Stereo Audio: 1


Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Smooth Motion: Yes
LED: Yes, Edge Type LED LCD
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
Zero Bright Pixel Defect Guarantee:  
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: 5400K, 6500K and 9300K
Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
Speakers: 10W x 2 speakers
Panel Lamp Life (typical): 30,000 Hours
Voltage Range: 240 Vac at 50/60Hz
Power Consumption:

75W (Avg), 0.37W Standby

Remote: VUR12


Gross: 48.88 lbs
Net With Stand: 39.51 lbs
Without Stand: 36.4 lbs


With Stand: 43.9"W x 27.6"H x 9.4"D
Without Stand: 43.9"W x 24.9"H x 2.0"D
Packaging Dimensions: 45.3"W x 32.7"H x 12.8"D




COMPLIANCES Energy Star 4.0, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A


Hole Pattern: VESA standard 200 x 200 mm spacing
Screw Size: M6
Screw Length: 20.0 mm
Screw Pitch: 1.0 m


VIZIO WARRANTY One Year Parts & Labor Free Lifetime Technical Support


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