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FWD-42PV1/B show
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Plasma panels have fairly large pixels and are therefore mostly available in large sizes. These screens are flat and thin and their main advantage over LCD screens is that colours look the same, regardless of the angle from which you are viewing the screen. Plasma panels are very well suited for use as television or for displaying information and ads in public spaces.
plasma TVs
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Included since: 25 Nov 2005
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Info modified on: 11 Jul 2016 16:27:24
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Long product name Sony FWD-42PV1:
The short editorial description of Sony FWD-42PV1
FWD-42PV1 - 42" Extended Def Plasma Display

Marketing text Sony FWD-42PV1

The official marketing text of Sony FWD-42PV1 as supplied by the manufacturer
An outstanding new entrant to Sony’s superb line of Plasma Displays, the new business-oriented
FWD-42PV1 offers excellent value and performance. It integrates all the great qualities of Sony’s
line of Plasma Displays – broadband-connectivity, centralise
-Outstandingly Bright & Clear Picture delivers a high 10,000:1 contrast ratio
-Enhanced Performance and Durability of up to 60,000 hours
-Video Wall Multi-display Setting with free control over the position
-IP Address / Communication Speed Set-up Function
Together with a Network Management Adaptor BKM-FW32, it’s now faster and more convenient to set up an IP Address and Communication Speed directly via the OSD menu on the FWD-42PV1 Plasma Display. This means you no longer need to experience the hassle of setting up through an external display, such as a PC monitor, for networking purposes.
-Enhanced Performance and Durability
Combining long-lasting performance with intelligent screen-saving functions, the FWD-42PV1 uses several unique technologies to extend the lifespan of the display and reduce residual images. Using advanced phosphor materials and a protective inner layer, the panel enjoys an enhanced durability of up to 60,000 hours. Auto Dimmer that gradually reduces brightness for still images that are displayed for more than five minutes; All White Mode; Gray Background for 4:3 picture; Picture Orbit which automatically moves the screen image around to prevent ‘burning’ it onto one spot; and Picture Inversion which reverses the colour tones of the image.
-Video Wall Multi-display Setting
Enhancing its ease of use, the Plasma Display FWD-42PV1 offers convenient configuration for multidisplay video walls. Select from 2 x 2, 3 x 3 or 4 x 4 display options, with free control over the position of the images.
-Picture And Picture (PAP) & Picture In Picture (PIP)
Enjoy exceptional versatility and flexibility with the FWD-42PV1. Its PAP and PIP features allow you to display images or videos from two separate signals simultaneously. Now you can feature a corporate video with your presentation, or combine two messages for more impact. For more control, you can also adjust the size and position of the images being displayed easily.
Short summary description Sony FWD-42PV1:
This short summary of the Sony FWD-42PV1 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony FWD-42PV1, 16:9, Not supported, 0.0425 x 0.0425" (1.08 x 1.08 mm), 1.073 billion colours, NTSC, PAL, SECAM, 0 - 35 °C
Long summary description Sony FWD-42PV1:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony FWD-42PV1 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sony FWD-42PV1. Display diagonal: 42", HD type: Not supported, Display resolution: 852 x 480 pixels. Analog signal format system: NTSC, PAL, SECAM. Audio system: Surround (Off / Hall / Simulated). Power consumption (typical): 260 W. Width: 40.7" (103.3 cm), Depth: 4.76" (12.1 cm), Height: 24.8" (63.1 cm)
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Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
HD type*
Type of supported High Definition (e.g. Full HD, 4K Ultra HD).
Not supported
Display resolution*
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
852 x 480 pixels
Aspect ratio*
The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of a shape to its height. For example, 4:3 is common for standard displays and 16:9 is the ratio for Widescreen TV.
Display brightness*
Brightness is the amount of radiating light emitted from the screen. The brightness rating is measured in candellas per square meter, commonly known as 'nits'.
50 cd/m²
Noise reduction
Pixel pitch*
This is the parameter of a picture tube, which specifies the shortest distance between two dots of the same colour. The principle is: the smaller the dot pitch, the better sharpness of image.
0.0425 x 0.0425" (1.08 x 1.08 mm)
Display number of colors
1.073 billion colours
TV Tuner
Analog signal format system*
The supported protocols for exchanging analog signals.
Audio system
System used to play music or speech.
Surround (Off / Hall / Simulated)
Ports & interfaces
Composite video in*
The socket (port) for the composite video input (white cable).
PC in (D-Sub)*
The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.
S-Video in*
The number of ports (input sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
DVI port
Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface to connect a video source to a display device, such as a computer monitor.
Audio (L,R) in
The two sockets (ports) for receiving left audio signal (white cable) and right audio signal (red cable).
RS-232 port
The number of sockets (ports) for RS-232. An RS-232 serial port was once a standard feature of a personal computer, used for connections to modems, printers, mice, data storage, uninterruptible power supplies, and other peripheral devices. Now it has been largely replaced by USB and other ports.
Composite video out
The socket in the device for the composite video, which is an analog video transmission (no audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution. The cables for composite video are normally yellow.
Ports & interfaces
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
-DVI-HDCP; Audio In
-D-sub 15-pin (RGB / YUV), DIV; Audio In
Remote (RS-232C) D-sub 9-pin, Audio Out,
Control S In/Out;
-S-Video In / Out; Audio In, Composite In Yes, Composite Out
Energy Management
Power consumption (typical) *
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
260 W
Weight & Dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
40.7" (1033 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
4.76" (121 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
24.8" (631 mm)
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
63.9 lbs (29 kg)
Operational Conditions
Operating temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 35°C
Operating relative humidity range
20 - 90%
Storage temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-10 - 40°C
Technical Details
Power requirements
100 - 240V, 50/60Hz (3.5A max)
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.