Panasonic 42″ Class VIERA® E Series LED (42.0″ Diagonal)

Panasonic 42" Class VIERA® E Series LED (42.0" Diagonal)




Saving energy never looked better. VIERA E Series LED HDTVs offer an IPS Alpha LED LCD panel, which include new technology that amazingly high levels of brightness and energy saving efficiency in a VIERA LCD HDTV.


Brilliant Images from Every Seat
Wide Viewing Angle

With VIERA’s wide 178°* viewing angle, you see clear, vibrant images from every seat in the room. The backlight features a wide transmission aperture that enhances contrast between light and dark and improves response to provide smoother motion images.
*Range at which the contrast ratio is


120Hz Motion Picture Pro 4
Crisp, Clear Moving Pictures

Even fast-moving scenes are displayed sharply and clearly. With a 60Hz video signal input, 120Hz Motion Picture Pro 4 makes 120 frames/second from 60 frames/second. This increases the frame count to allow natural frame-to-frame transitions, for smooth motion images with high resolution. Motion Focus Technology also reduces flicker and effectively suppresses blurring and afterimages.

Brilliant Luminance and Superb Blacks
Dynamic Contrast

By combining the highly light-transmissive IPS Panel and high-brightness LED backlight, Panasonic have attained both high contrast and low power consumption. Also, by detecting the contrasting parts of the scene, the backlight is adjusted to maintain a brightness that is optimal for each area. Deep blacks are reproduced with no fading. The contrast between the brilliance of diamond-like stars and the deep black of the night sky produces a sharp, crisp image.

Enjoy Web Entertainment Instantly

Simply press the VIERA Tools button on the remote control to directly access a variety of Internet services. Enjoy online music and movies with ease.

Easy Viewing of Photos and Videos
VIERA Image Viewer™

Equipped with an SD card slot, VIERA makes it easy to view full-HD photos and JPEG images that you shot yourself. Simply insert the SD memory card into the slot, and you’re ready to view your photos on the big screen. You can make your slide shows even more impressive by adding background music and attractive frames. With VIERA’s big screen and superb image quality, family and friends will love sharing your memories.


Home Network Convenience
DLNA / Wi-Fi Ready

Connect a DLNA-compatible VIERA and DLNA-compatible AV equipment to your home network, and you can watch movies, listen to music, and view photos from any room in the house. VIERA’s Wi-Fi capability gives you even more layout flexibility.

Get Your Game Face On
Game Mode

Games are much more fun when there’s no lag in operation. VIERA automatically chooses settings that provide the optimal image, so you get super-fast response and no delays. Even dark scenes with delicately rendered details are beautiful and easy to see.

Easy Access to Helpful Functions

The VIERA Tools user interface makes it easy to access and understand key functions. Simply press a function button, and an explanation appears on the screen. Keep the button pressed to activate the function immediately.

*The VIERA Tools screen design is subject to change without notice.
**The screen display varies depending on the model.

Technical Specs

Screen Size Diagonal (inches) 42.0 Viewing Angle 178° Aspect Ratio 16:9 Native Resolution (Number of Pixels) 2,073,600 (1,920 x 1,080) Moving Picture Resolution 900 lines HDTV Display Capability (1080p, 1080i, 720p) Yes EDTV Display Capability (480p) Yes Aspect Control 480i/p: Full, Just, 4:3, Zoom
1080i/p: Full, H-Fill, Just, 4:3, Zoom Panel IPS-Alpha LED LCD 1080p (WSXGA) Filter Clear Panel Progressive Scan Yes 24p Playback (2 : 3) Yes Super Resolution Yes Intelligent Scene Controller Yes Motion Focus Technology Yes 24p Smooth Film Yes Speakers Full-range x 2 (L, R) Number of Speakers 2 Audio Output 20 W Surround Sound V-Audio Surround VIERA Image Viewer™ Y (AVCHD/MPEG2/JPEG/MP3 playback) HDMI Input 4 (1 side) Composite Video Input RCA x 1 Audio Input (for Video) RCA x 1 PC Input D-sub 15-pin x 1 Component Video Inputs (Y, PB, PR) RCA x 1 Audio Input (for Component Video) RCA x 1 Digital Audio Output 1 (5.1 ch) Analog Audio Input ( for HDMI/DVI) Yes USB 2 LAN Port 1 VIERA Link™ Yes VIERA® Tools Yes Game Mode Yes Built-In Closed Caption Decoder Yes Trilingual Menu English/Spanish/French Sleep Off-Timers and Programable Timer Yes (5 programs) Easy IPTV Yes Wireless LAN Adaptor WiFi Ready DLNA Yes Power Supply AC 110 – 127 V, 60 Hz On Mode Average Power Consumption 54 W Receiving System ATSC/QAM/NTSC VESA Compatible Yes Optional Wall-mounting Bracket TY-WK3L2RW Dimensions (H x W x D) with Stand 25.5″ x 39.5″ x 11.4″ Dimensions (H x W x D) without Stand 24.1″ x 39.5″ x 1.7″ Weight (lbs.) w/Stand 41.9 lbs. Weight (lbs.) without Stand 33.1 lbs. Carton Dimensions 28.9″ x 46.8″ x 8.2″ Gross Weight [lbs (kg)] 48.5 lbs. Panel Drive 120 Hz Support Feature Audio Return Channel (Input 1)
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