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Plasma LCD Comparision Chart

LG Commercial 42, 50 and 60 inch

Coming Soon 55'' LCD
LG Electronics' M5500C-BA (winner at Infocomm 2006)

New 71'' Special order: MW-71PY10
1920 x 1080P Native HD Plasma Monitor at a price of $28,800

New 47'' 47LB1DA 1920 x 1080P Native HD LCD TV at a price of $3552

Updated October 10th, 2006

Hit the model for direct link to their web page
PDF is available at end of the chart
*with a number refers to extended explanantion of benefits
or better understanding (my views or reference)

Screen Type
42'' Plasma 42'' Plasma 42'' LCD 50'' Plasma 60''Plasma Compare
Model (Direct web pape link) LG 42PM3MV
Discontinued Oct. 2006
LG 42PM1M
Discontinued Oct. 2006
LG M4201C LG 50PM1M MU-60PZ95V  
Price (Market Canadian) $ 1,882.00 $ 2,588.00 $ 2,932.00 $ 3,866.00 $ 9,334.00  
Screen Size *1
Visual display size
42''
36.54H x 20.71V

42''
37.72H x 21.5V

42''

 

50''

 

60''

 

 
Resolution (Native) *2 852 x 480 1024 x 768 1366 x 768 1366 x 768 1366x768  
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9 16:9 16:9 16:9  
Contrast Ratio *3 10,000:1 5000:1 1,100:1 5000:1 3,000:1  
High Brightness *4 1500 cd/m² 1500 cd/m² 500 cd/m² 1500 cd/m² 1000 cd/m²  
Response Time *5     8ms      
Viewing Angle *6 160° 160° 178° 160° 160°  
Colors 16.77 million 16.77 million 16.77 million 16.77 million 16.77 million  
FEATURE SET
Color Temperature Control *7 Normal, Warm, Cool, user Normal, Warm, Cool, user 9300K, 6500K, user Normal, Warm, Cool, user user Adjustable  
Image Sticking Minimization *8 Pixel Orbits, White wash, Inversion Pixel Orbits, White wash, Inversion   Pixel Orbits, White wash, Inversion Pixel Orbits, White wash, Inversion  
Image optimization*9 XD Engine XD Engine XD Engine XD Engine XD Engine  
Aspect ratio Correction*10 Yes Yes Not required Yes Yes  
Noise reduction *11 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
3-2 Pulldown (Cinema) *12 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Auto Off *13 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Auto Power On *14 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Key Lock *15 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Remote Control *16
Wireless remote Standard
IR Jack IR Jack IR Jack IR Jack IR Jack  
TV Tuner*17 No Commercial No Commercial No commercial No commercial No commercial  
Additional Features     Temperature sensor, Lamp fault sensor, Split Zoon (Self Video Wall)   Acoustic noise reduction  
INPUTS
Output Resolution *18 NTSC, VGA, SVGA, XVGA, SXGA NTSC, VGA, SVGA, XVGA, SXGA   NTSC, VGA, SVGA, XVGA, SXGA NTSC, VGA, SVGA, XVGA, SXGA  
Resolution Capabilities Internal scan conversion WVGA Supports up to XGA Supports up to XGA Supports up to WXGA O-Plus (Rembrandt)  
Line doubler *19 Enhanced Enhanced 720p/1080i Enhanced Faroudja DCDi  
High Definition *20 EDTV HDTV
1024x768p
HDTV HDTV HDTV  
Composite Video In Video &
S-Video
Video &
S-Video
Video &
S-Video
Video &
S-Video
Video &
S-Video
 
Composite Video Out (Loop)*21 Video & Audio only Video & Audio only Video & Audio only Video & Audio only No  
Y/C S-Video *22 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Component In *23 2 2 2 2 1  
DVI In *24 No No Yes with HDCP No Yes with HDCP  
HDMI In *25 for HD Video input Yes Yes No Yes No  
RGB IN (15 pin) 1 1 2 1 1  
RGB Out (Loop) *26 (15 pin) 1 1 1 1 1  
RS-232C Control (9 pin) *27 Control & Service Control & Service Control & Service In/Out Control & Service Control & Service  
Variable Audio Out *28 Yes Yes No Yes No  
ADDITIONAL SPECIFICATIONS
Optional Speakers AP42SM30B $176.00 AP42SM10B $176.00 SP4200K $176.00 AP-50SM10B AP-60S12  
Ext, Speaker Push Terminals Rear Rear   Rear Rear  
Total Audio (watts) output 2 x 15W 2 x 15W 2 x 10W 2 x 15W 2 x 10W  
VESA Mount *29 800 x 400 800 x 400 800 x 400 No No  
Optional Desktop Stand AP-42DM30B AP-42DM10B

ST4200K

AP-50D11B AP-60DA12  
Optional Wall Mount PCM-L4060U $314.00 PWMT200   PWMT200 PWMT200  
Optional Ceiling Mount *30 Peerless Peerless Peerless Peerless Peerless  
Weight Monitor Only
Monitor & Speakers & Stand
50.9lbs
66.00lbs
66.14lbs
81.13lbs
79.2lbs
103.6lbs
90.4 lbs
115.08lbs
154.3lbs
224.4lbs
 
Dimensions 41.97in W 25.6in H 3.84in D 41.97in W 25.6in H 3.84in D 41.61in W 25.71in H 4.41in D 49.33in W 29.33in H 3.92in D 57.3in W 34.8in H 3.9in D  
Cabinet Finish Black Black Black Black Brush Silver  
Warranty Parts & Labor 2 years 2 years 3 years 2 years 2 years  
Life expectancy (or MTBF) hours *31 60,000 MTBF 60,000 MTBF 50,000 60,000 60,000  
PDF 42PM3MV 42PM1M M4200C LG 50PM1M MU-60PZ95Z