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The Panasonic Viera TC-P42C1 is a 42" plasma HDTV that is a part of Panasonic's 2009 C1 Series of Plasma HDTVs.

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Pros

no lag at all when playing console games

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excellent community support for it, lots of tips online about adjusting it properly

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audio is very loud and clear, only audiophiles will need an external sound system

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looks great with sports, everything is rendered sharply without any blur or stutter at all

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dark colors don't wash out into grey, and remain distinct even in shadowy scenes

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colors are perfect, look completely true to life and gorgeous

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Cons

need to adjust the colors to get them to look right

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The Panasonic Viera TC-P42C1 is a 42" plasma HDTV that is a part of Panasonic's 2009 C1 Series of Plasma HDTVs. For more information, please see the Panasonic C1 Series of Plasma HDTVs report.

Specifications
  • Model Type:  Plasma 
  • Screen Size:  42" Class (41.6" diagonal) 
  • Display Resolution:  720p 
  • Contrast Ratio (Dynamic): Infinite Black/Over 2,000,000:1
  • Contrast Ratio (Native): 15,000:1 
  • Aspect Ratio:  16:9 
  • Native Resolution (Number of Pixels):  786,432 (1,024 x 768) 
  • Pixel Pitch (H x V):  0.900 x 0.675 mm 
  • Moving Picture Resolution:  720 lines or more 
  • Shades of Gradation:  4,096 equivalent 
  • Aspect Control:  Normal, Just, Zoom, Full, H-fill 
  • Panel:  G12 Progressive HD Plasma Display Panel 
  • Progressive Scan
  • 24p Playback(2:3) 
  • Deep Color  
  • Motion Adaptive 3D Y/C Digital Comb Filter   
  • Motion Pattern Noise Reduction  
  • Speakers:  Full-range x 2 (L, R) 
  • Number of Speakers:  2 
  • Audio Output:  20 W ( 10% THD )(6 ohms, 150 Hz - 16 kHz) 
  • Surround Sound   
  • Integrated ATSC Tuner   
  • VIERA Image Viewer (JPEG playback) 
  • HDMI Input:  2 
  • Analog Audio Input (for HDMI) 
  • Composite Video Input:  2 (1 side) 
  • S-Video Input:  1 
  • Audio Input (for Video):  2 (1 side) 
  • Component Video Inputs (Y, PB, PR):  2 
  • Audio Input (for Component Video):  2 
  • Digital Audio Output:  1 
  • VIERA Link 
  • VIERA Tools 
  • Pixel Orbiter (Anti-Image Retention)
  • V-Chip Program Lockout
  • Built-In Closed Caption Decoder
  • Timers:  Off 
  • Video Input Label 
  • Video Picture Memory
  • Remote Control:  IR 
  • Power Supply:  AC 120 V, 60Hz 
  • Rated Power Consumption:  283 W 
  • Standby Power Consumption:  0.3 W 
  • On Mode Average Power Consumption:  155 W 
  • Energy Star 
  • Receiving System:  ATSC/QAM/NTSC 
  • Operating Temperature:  32°F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C) 
  • Safety Standard:  UL6500/C-UL 
  • Optional Wall-mounting Bracket:  TY-WK4P1RW 
  • Dimensions (H x W x D) with Stand:  28.0" x 40.6" x 12.9" 
  • Dimensions (H x W x D) without Stand:  26.1" x 40.6" x 4.2" 
  • Weight (lbs.) w/Stand:  61.8 lbs 
  • Weight (lbs.) without Stand:  57.4 lbs 
  • Carton Dimensions:  30.4" x 45.6" x 11.2" 
  • HDTV Display Capability: (1080i, 720p) 
  • EDTV Display Capability: (480p)
  • 600 Hz Sub-field Drive 
  • Trilingual Menu (English/Spanish/French) 
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