The Toshiba REGZA 42HL167 is one of 13 new REGZA models of HDTVs making their debut in 2007. The 42HL167 is a 42" flat-panel television part of the HL167 line of sets all capable of delivering a true HD / 1080p picture. The 42" model is the first to be released and is to be followed up with a 47" and 52" models: the 47HL167 and 52HL167 respectively. These models all feature a gloss black finish, and include an integrated SoundStrip (a thin speaker strip) speaker system.
Toshiba showcases several new (or improved) technologies on the HL167 line: 1) PixelPure3G, a 14 bit video processor designed to decrease certain visual artifacts and reduce noise, 2) DynaLight, a dynamic backlighting system that adjust its intensity based on the scene for the purpose of maximizing contrast, 3) ColorBurst, to deliver a wider spectrum of colors (90+% vs. 75%), 4) ClearFrame, a 120 Hz screen refresh rate, and 5) CE-Link, an HDMI-based control codes to integrate your TV and A/V sources into one remote.
The 42HL167 has 3 x HDMI, 2 x component, 1 x 15 pin D-Sub PC input, and 1 x S-Video/RCA inputs. Sound is powered by two 10 Watt speakers. It includes a built-in digital tuner cable of displaying ATSC/NTSC/QAM broadcasts including HDTV signals. The MSRP is $1800, but the 42HL167 can be found for around $1600. weight: 75 lbs; dimensions: 41" x 28" x 4.9"