42" Class LCD HDTV

MODEL NUMBER: VL420M Model Features:
  • •  42.02 inch diagonal
  • •  Full HD 1080P
  • •  120Hz
  • •  SRS TruSurround HD™ & SRS TruVolume™
  • •  Smooth Motion Technology
  • •  50,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • •  Exceeds Version 3.0 Energy Star® Specs


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Product Overview

Sleek … elegant … chic, these are the words being used to describe the VL420M 42" Class (42.02 inch diagonal). Beautiful styling, dark java brown finish and packed with features such as full high definition 1080p resolution, 120 Hz Smooth Motion technology and a 50,000:1 contrast ratio for beautifully bright, clear and fluid picture with less judder.

1080P Full HD

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


ECO HD™ exceeds current Energy Star® guidelines by at least 15% below Energy Star 3.0, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.


Full High Definition resolution giving you razor sharp clarity, crisp and clear images and an absolutely amazing viewing experience.

Additional Features Include:

• Dynamic 50,000:1 Contrast Ratio allows for deeper blacks and brighter whites

• Experience rich bass and clear dialog to your TV's internal speakers

• Monitors and balances sound levels so you no longer have to experience volume ups and downs

• Media Features USB Port enables you to view personal media including music, photos and video

• Sophisticated styling and deep java brown color enhance any room's decor




Tech Specs

Class: 42"
Viewable: 42.02" diagonal
Tuner: ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM tuner
Native Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Signal Compatibility: Supports 480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV), 1080P (FHDTV)
Colors: 1.06 Billion
Computer Support: 640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1360 x 768, 1920 x 1080 via VGA and HDMI
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 50,000:1 (with DCR)
Brightness: 500 cd/m2 (typical)
Response Time: 5ms
Viewable Angle: 178° (horizontal and 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 3
RF Connector for Internal Tuner 1
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
S-Video: 1
Computer RGB: 1
Composite Video: 1
USB Ports:  
Service Ports:  


HDMI with HDCP 1
RF Connector for Internal Tuner  
Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio: 1
Composite Video: 1
Computer RGB:  
USB Ports: 1
Music (MP3):  
Video (MPG):  
Photo (JPEG):  
Service Ports:  


SPDIF Digital Optical: 1
Stereo Audio: 1


Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Smooth Motion: Yes
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Yes
Picture-outside-Picture (POP): Yes
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, thru Component video/VGA/HDMI
Color Temperature: 6500K 9300K, 11000K
Color Fine Tuning: Independent Red, Green and Blue
Speakers: 10W x 2 Speakers
Panel Lamp Life (typical): 50,000 hours to half the original brightness
Voltage Range: 100~240 Vac at 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: 170 W (AVG), 0.36 W Standby
Universal Remote: VIZIO Remote Control - VR5


Gross: 45.42 lbs
Net With Stand: 36.38 lbs
Without Stand: 34.61 lbs


With Stand: 40.260" W x 27.480" H x 8.992" D
Without Stand: 40.260" W x 25.906" H x 3.585" D
Packaging Dimensions:  




COMPLIANCES Energy Star 3.0, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A


Hole Pattern: 200mm x 200mm
Screw Size: M6
Screw Length: 20mm
Screw Pitch: 1.0mm


VIZIO WARRANTY One Year Parts & Labor. Free Lifetime Technical Support. Free On-Site Repair on VIZIO Televisions 30" and above

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Product Downloads

User Manual: VL420M HDTV User Manual PDF
Quick Start Guide: VL420M HDTV QSG PDF

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