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    LCD TV

    42PFL8404H/12

    LCD TV

    42PFL8404H/12

    Enjoy a movie night in

    Treat yourself to a movie night in. Enjoy the pleasure of the movies in your living room with Pixel Precise HD and the immersive power of Ambilight. See all benefits

    Unfortunately this product is no longer available

    LCD TV

    Enjoy a movie night in

    Treat yourself to a movie night in. Enjoy the pleasure of the movies in your living room with Pixel Precise HD and the immersive power of Ambilight. See all benefits

    Enjoy a movie night in

    Treat yourself to a movie night in. Enjoy the pleasure of the movies in your living room with Pixel Precise HD and the immersive power of Ambilight. See all benefits

    Unfortunately this product is no longer available

    LCD TV

    Enjoy a movie night in

    Treat yourself to a movie night in. Enjoy the pleasure of the movies in your living room with Pixel Precise HD and the immersive power of Ambilight. See all benefits

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    Enjoy a movie night in

    with Ambilight

    • 107cm (42")
    • Full HD 1080p
    • digital TV

    Ambilight Spectra enhances the viewing experience

    Add a new dimension to your viewing experience with Ambilight Spectra. This patented Philips technology enlarges the screen further by projecting a glow of light from the back of the screen onto the surrounding wall. Ambilight adjusts automatically the colour and brightness of the light surrounding the TV to match with the picture, creating an immersive viewing experience. With Ambilight Spectra movies truly come to life!

    Pixel Precise HD for extremely sharp and clear pictures

    Pixel Precise HD builds on the award winning Pixel Plus foundation. It brings the picture quality to the next level with 4 trillion colours with HD Natural Motion making all your movies fluently moving and razor sharp. Thanks to Pixel Precise 100Hz LCD, you are buying the fastest LCD TV's in the category with 3ms response time delivering extreme motion sharpness for all your movies and sports.

    Full HD LCD display, with a 1920x1080p resolution

    The Full HD screen has the widescreen resolution of 1920 x 1080p. This is the highest resolution of HD sources for the best possible picture quality. It is fully future proof as it supports 1080p signals from all sources, including the most recent like Blu-ray and advanced HD game consoles. The signal processing is extensively upgraded to support this much higher signal quality and resolution. It produces brilliant flicker-free progressive scan pictures with superb brightness and colors.

    Philips Net TV for popular online services on your TV

    Experience a rich selection of online services with Philips Net TV. Enjoy movies, pictures, infotainment and other internet directly on your TV whenever you like. Simply connect directly to your home network through the ethernet connection, and navigate and select what you want to watch with the remote control. The Philips menu gives you access to popular Net TV services fitted for your TV screen. Additionally, with the DLNA certified PC network you can watch videos or access pictures stored on your computer using your remote control.

    100Hz LCD, 3ms performance for superb motion sharpness

    100Hz LCD creates extreme motion sharpness for clear and vibrant images even with fast on-screen motion. The Double Frame Rate Insertion works with a high 100Hz refresh rate. It increases the sharpness of motion reproduction to more than twice that of conventional LCD, resulting in a performance with a response time of 3 milliseconds (measured in Perceived Blur-Edge-Width; BEW). This unique Philips technology brings motion sharpness of LCD displays to an unprecedented level.

    2x10W with Incredible Surround

    An invisible sound system that blends perfectly with the design of the cabinet. The Incredible Surround allows you to experience total surround with greater depth and width of sound. It gives a clear and spacious sound stage complementary to the rich viewing experience.

    Enjoy a rich selection of web videos from YouTube and others

    Net TV brings you a rich selection of videos from YouTube and other video websites. The videos are tailored to fit your TV screen, allowing you to sit back and enjoy online videos at an optimum quality.

    DLNA PC network link for watching videos from your computer

    DLNA PC network link lets you watch videos, view pictures and listen to music from your PC

    MPEG4 HDTV reception via DVB-T and DVB-C tuner with CI+*

    HDTV allows you to watch TV in the best possible picture and sound quality, without additional set-top box. Thanks to the built in tuner that supports DVB-Terrestrial and DVB-Cable signals for both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats, you receive high definition TV programs in exceptional quality. Moreover, with Common Interface Plus (CI+) you benefit from premium high definition content directly on your TV.

    Technical Specifications

    • Picture/Display

      Aspect ratio
      Widescreen
      Brightness
      500  cd/m²
      Dynamic screen contrast
      80000:1
      Response time (typical)
      3  ms
      Viewing angle
      176º (H) / 176º (V)
      Diagonal screen size (inch)
      42  inch
      Diagonal screen size (metric)
      107  cm
      Display screen type
      LCD Full HD W-UXGA Act. matrix
      Panel resolution
      1920x1080p
      Picture enhancement
      • Pixel precise HD
      • 3/2 - 2/2 motion pull down
      • 3D Combfilter
      • Active Control + Light sensor
      • Digital Noise Reduction
      • Dynamic contrast enhancement
      • Luminance Transient Improver
      • Progressive scan
      • 2D/3D noise reduction
      • 100Hz LCD
      • HD Natural Motion
      Screen enhancement
      Anti-Reflection coated screen
      Color processing
      4 trillion colors (14bit RGB)
      Color cabinet
      High gloss black deco front with black cabinet
    • Ambilight

      Ambilight Features
      • Ambilight Spectra
      • Lounge light mode
      Dimming Function
      Manual and via Light Sensor
      Ambilight light system
      LED wide color
    • Supported Display Resolution

      Computer formats
      • 640 x 480, 60Hz
      • 800 x 600, 60Hz
      • 1024 x 768, 60Hz
      • 1280 x 1024, 60Hz
      • 1360 x 768, 60Hz
      • 1600 x 1200, 60Hz
      • 1920 x 1080, 60Hz
      Video formats
      • 480i, 60Hz
      • 480p, 60Hz
      • 576i, 50Hz
      • 576p, 50Hz
      • 720p, 50, 60Hz
      • 1080i, 50, 60Hz
      • 1080p, 24, 25, 30, 50, 60Hz
    • Sound

      Output power (RMS)
      2 x 10W
      Sound Enhancement
      • Incredible Surround
      • Treble and Bass Control
      Sound System
      Nicam Stereo
    • Convenience

      Child Protection
      Child Lock+Parental Control
      Clock
      Sleep Timer
      Ease of Installation
      • Auto Program Naming
      • Automatic Channel Install(ACI)
      • Automatic Tuning System (ATS)
      • Autostore
      • Fine Tuning
      • PLL Digital Tuning
      • Plug & Play
      Ease of Use
      • Auto Volume Leveller (AVL)
      • Delta Volume per preset
      • Program List
      • Settings assistant Wizard
      • One-stop Home button
      • Favorite program selection
      Electronic Program Guide
      • Now + Next EPG
      • 8day Electronic Program Guide*
      Remote control type
      RC PF04E09B
      Screen Format Adjustments
      • Auto Format
      • Movie expand 16:9
      • Super Zoom
      • Widescreen
      • unscaled (1080p dot by dot)
      Teletext
      1000 page Smart Text
      Firmware upgradeable
      • Firmware auto upgrade wizard
      • Firmware upgradeable via USB
      Multimedia
      • DLNA media Browser
      • Internet browser
      • Net TV services
      • USB media browser
      Smart mode
      • Game
      • Cinema
      • Personal
      • Standard
      • Vivid
    • Multimedia Applications

      Multimedia connections
      • Ethernet-UTP5
      • USB
      Playback Formats
      • MP3
      • LPCM
      • WMA v2 up to v9.2
      • JPEG Still pictures
      • MPEG1
      • MPEG2
      • MPEG4
      • AVI
      • H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
      • MPEG-Progam-stream PAL
      • WMV9/VC1
    • Tuner/Reception/Transmission

      Aerial Input
      75 ohm coaxial (IEC75)
      TV system
      DVB COFDM 2K/8K
      Video Playback
      • NTSC
      • SECAM
      • PAL
      Digital TV
      • DVB-T MPEG4*
      • DVB-C MPEG4*
      Tuner bands
      • Hyperband
      • S-Channel
      • UHF
      • VHF
    • Connectivity

      Ext 1 Scart
      • Audio L/R
      • CVBS in
      • RGB
      Ext 2 Scart
      • Audio L/R
      • CVBS in
      • RGB
      Ext 3
      • YPbPr
      • Audio L/R in
      Front / Side connections
      • HDMI v1.3
      • S-video in
      • CVBS in
      • Audio L/R in
      • Headphone Out
      • USB
      PC network link
      DLNA 1.0 certified
      Other connections
      • Analog audio Left/Right out
      • PC Audio in
      • PC-In VGA
      • S/PDIF out (coaxial)
      • Common Interface Plus (CI+)
      • Common Interface
      HDMI 1
      HDMI v1.3
      HDMI 2
      HDMI v1.3
      HDMI 3
      HDMI v1.3
      EasyLink (HDMI-CEC)
      • One touch play
      • Remote control pass-through
      • System audio control
      • System standby
    • Power

      Ambient temperature
      5 °C to 35 °C
      Mains power
      220 - 240V, 50Hz
      Power consumption (typical)
      146  W
      Standby power consumption
      0.15W
    • Dimensions

      Set Width
      996  mm
      Set Height
      603  mm
      Set Depth
      88  mm
      Set width (with stand)
      996  mm
      Set height (with stand)
      655  mm
      Set depth (with stand)
      260  mm
      Weight incl. Packaging
      25.0  kg
      Product weight
      17.7  kg
      Product weight (+stand)
      20.5  kg
      Box width
      1203  mm
      Box height
      682  mm
      Box depth
      266  mm
      VESA wall mount compatible
      400 x 400 mm
    • Accessories

      Included accessories
      • Tabletop swivel stand
      • Power cord
      • Quick start guide
      • Warranty certificate
      • Remote Control
      • Batteries for remote control

    What's in the box?

    Other items in the box

    • Tabletop swivel stand
    • Power cord
    • Quick start guide
    • Warranty certificate
    • Remote Control
    • Batteries for remote control

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    Reviews

    • DVB-T, supported in selected countries only
    • DVB-C in selected countries and for selected operators only. Most up to date information is available on the type plate of the TV.
    • Net TV, service offering is dependent on country and subject to terms of use.