Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review

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Model Size MSRP 1080 Net Wi-Fi 3D Price Energy Design Best-
Seller
Insignia
NS-42L550A11

LCD HDTV
42″ $679 $16 5 6

 

Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LCD TV is $16 per inch of screen size. This is less expensive than average and is priced in the bottom 24% of new TVs.
ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR qualified. This HDTV uses about 40% less electricity than standard televisions.
Efficiency Estimated annual energy use is 5 kWh per inch of screen size. This TV is ENERGY STAR, but it is less efficient than your average ENERGY STAR TV.
Design Incorporates 6 key design features that impact its functions and performance. This HDTV has an average number of key features.
Best-Seller This TV is not a top best-seller at a national store including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Includes side inputs that allow you to conveniently plug-in some devices without having to reach behind the TV.
LED Does not incorporate LED backlighting. LED technology is more expensive, but it saves on energy and allows the TV to be significantly thinner.
Local Dim Local dimming technology is only available on LCD televisions with LED backlighting.
Frame Rate Employs blur reduction technology that increases the frame rate to 120 Hz (120 frames per second). The picture should be crisp and clear for sports and action movies.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX certification generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review
DLNA Not DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance). DLNA promotes interoperability between electronic devices, which makes sharing digital content easier and more convenient.
3D This Insignia television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi This Insignia HDTV is not Wi-Fi capable. You cannot wirelessly connect to your home-based internet network.
Internet Internet access is not available with this TV. You cannot view streaming internet videos, widgets, or applications that are available with many brands.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this Insignia TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This TV is thicker than average with a depth of 4.3″. If you plan to mount it on the wall, you may consider a thinner model. – Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers are rated at 24 watts of total output power, which is less than average. – Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review
HDMI Provides 4 HDMI inputs so that you can connect a cable box and other devices such as a DVD player, video game console, and PC.

 

Insignia NS-42L550A11 Review » Features & Specs
  • Width 39-7/8″
  • Weight 43.1 lbs. with stand (36.4 lbs. without)
  • Product Depth (with stand) 10-3/8″
  • Sound Leveler Yes
  • Media Card Slot No
  • HDMI Inputs 4
  • iPod Dock No
  • Channel Labeling Yes
  • PC Inputs 1
  • Speakers 2
  • Internet Connectable No
  • Watts/Channel 12
  • Mount Bracket/VESA Pattern 400mm x 200mm
  • Screen Size Class 42″
  • Vertical Resolution 1080p
  • Aspect Ratio 16:09
  • Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) 42″
  • Screen Refresh Rate 120Hz
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
  • Composite Inputs 1
  • TV Type LCD Flat-Panel
  • Simulated Surround Yes
  • Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Brightness 450 cd/m²
  • Ethernet Port No
  • DVI Inputs 0
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio 12,000:1
  • RF Antenna Input 1
  • USB Port Yes
  • Language Options English, French, Spanish
  • V-Chip Yes
  • Power Consumption (watts) Stand-by 0.8
  • Remote Control Type Universal
  • S-Video Inputs 1
  • Speaker Output Power 24W
  • Product Height (without stand) 25-5/8″
  • USB Input Yes
  • Power Consumption (watts) Power On 220
  • Product Height (with stand) 27-1/2″
  • Headphone Jacks Yes
  • Component Video Inputs 1
  • Sleep Timer Yes
  • Audio Outputs 2
  • Product Depth (without stand) 4-1/4″
  • Warranty Parts
  • Warranty Labor