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Item#: N82E16889112060

Sceptre 42" 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV X425BV-FHD

  • 1920 x 1080 1080i/p, 720p, 480i/p
  • ATSC / NTSC / Clear QAM Tuner
  • 4 In HDMI VGA x 1 1 In Component Video
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Learn more about the Sceptre X425BV-FHD

General

Brand
Sceptre
Model
X425BV-FHD
Cabinet Color
Black

Panel

Screen Size
42"
Recommended Resolution
1080p
Maximum Resolution
1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Viewing Angle
178°(H) / 178°(V)
Display Color
1.06 Billion
Brightness
400 cd/m2
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
50000:1
Response Time
5ms

Video

Refresh Rate
60Hz
Tuner
ATSC / NTSC / Clear QAM Tuner
Support Video Signal
1080i/p, 720p, 480i/p

Audio

Built-in Speakers
Yes
Output Power
10W + 10W
Simulated Surround
SRS TruSurround HD

Connectivity

HDMI
4 In
PC Input
VGA x 1
USB
1
Headphone
1 Output
Composite A/V
1 In
Component Video
1 In
Digital Audio
1 Coaxial Out
Analog Audio
Audio In x 1
Analog Audio Out x 1 (L + R)
Other Connectors
Cable / Antenna Input x 1

Power

Energy Star Compliant
Energy Star V5.3
Power Supply
110~240V, 60/50 Hz, 3A (Max)
Power Consumption
<81W (Typical) / <0.43W (Standby)

Convenience

User Controls
Picture, Sound, Channel, Parental, Setup, Others
Remote Control
Yes
Regulatory Approvals
cTUV us, FCC Class B
RoHs

Feature

Feature
On Screen Display Control (OSD): Picture, Sound, Channel, Parental, Setup, Others

Auto Dynamic Contrast Enhancement

3D Comb Filter

Noise Reduction

MPEG Noise Reduction

Sound Equalizer Settings (7 Band)

Auto Volume Level Control

Swivel Angles (+/- 30 degree)

Neck & Base Detachable

Wall Mountable

Dimensions

Dimensions With Stand
40.1" x 27.4" x 11.3"
Dimensions Without Stand
40.1" x 24.9" x 3.5"

Weight

Weight With Stand
37.6 lbs

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • michael m.
  • 8/9/2013 6:48:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsSceptre 42"

Pros: affordable, good picture

Cons: short lifespan

Other Thoughts: I like this TV, but expected it to last more than 18 months. Screen went black...and it's not worth the cost to have it repaired

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  • Jason D.
  • 6/22/2013 5:44:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood TV but poor sound

Pros: Priced very well. Picture is great, 4 HDMI inputs are nice, and stable base.

Cons: Sound quality is very poor. Cannot get it past 15 before the speakers sound terrible. I highly recommend connecting TV to external sound system.

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  • jason w.
  • 3/5/2013 2:45:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: good picture

Cons: died just before a year

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  • Carroll S.
  • 10/24/2012 6:20:10 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs

Pros: picture quality ok for the cost of tv

Cons: very poor tech. or customer service support

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  • Anthony J.
  • 8/12/2012 9:56:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Pleased

Pros: Many media hookups, great picture, was incredibly cheap when on sale, around $400.

Cons: Sounds a little iffy, Not inconsistent, just not the best speakers. When the package arrived it was just the box like you'd see on display at a big box store but with obvious signs of travel damage. Though the TV itself came in great condition, I was very worried opening up the box.

Other Thoughts: If you pay $400 for it like I did, you can't beat it. Seriously.

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  • William D.
  • 6/10/2012 1:29:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsScepter 42'' LCD HDTV

Pros: Very Cheap for the quality of the product. Extremely easy setup.

Cons: No forward / back adjustment

Other Thoughts: Great TV. Very happy with the product. I't was definitely a worthy investment.

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  • Manuel M.
  • 6/8/2012 9:46:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat TV, Newegg is Awesome, Ups Sucks

Pros: The image is absolutely stunning; this is true 1080p HD and such a big screen for such a ridiculous price; Newegg just got robbed ;]

Cons: Not really a con, but the tv came in a box that was beat to ****; I previously purchased a Sceptre Tv from newegg that was smaller and when UPS delivered it, I had to RMA because they broke the TV when it was dropped. This box came completely torn up and with a giant hole on the side of the box; I was afraid to open and see if it was broken, but luckily it came out fine.

Other Thoughts: UPS, go play in traffic; seriously. Can't get a better deal for the price, but no, seriously, UPS go play in traffic; stop handling TVS like they're cardboard. K thanks.

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  • RICHARD H.
  • 6/5/2012 11:00:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat as a digital photo frame, not so great as a TV...

Pros: Amazing still photo quality
Rich, deep colors
Excellent contrast
Native USB port supports use as a digital photo frame
No video blur/smear despite only 60 Hz refresh rate
GREAT value for the price

Cons: Quality is substandard with video (as opposed to stills)

Other Thoughts: We wanted to have two LCD monitors acting as photo frames on a big wall. A 42 incher for ~$360 seemed like a deal, so we purchased a first one as an experiment.

On arrival, we were thrilled to find its native USB connector and menu system made it very easy to set up a slideshow. No other hardware required, just plug in your thumbdrive and use the menu to start the show. It even has nice transitions and adjustable dwell time.

We also tried it as a television monitor, driven by our Philips DVR at 1080i via HDMI. We tested side by side with a CRT-based monitor. Sadly, with moving images the monitor suffers a bit. Adjust to eliminate blooming/oversaturation and the shadows go completely black. Adjust so shadows have the same definition as on the CRT, and the bright areas blindingly oversaturate.

I'd give it 5+ eggs as a digital photo frame, but only 3 as a TV monitor. Hence the 4 egg rating. We bought a 2nd unit and we're thrilled with them for slide shows, but for video look else

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  • ATHANASIOS C.
  • 6/4/2012 8:33:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat for the money

Pros: Price, 3 HDMI, VGA input, USB reader. The EQ and the srs surround is useful if you use the headphones out and connect external speakers, since the ones that already has are bad! Although its just 60Hz, there's no problem on watching TV even more than 3-4 hours a day.

Cons: Bad speakers. Need external ones, or audio output. Only 60Hz.

Other Thoughts: TV so far is pretty good. Image is fine, brightness, response and refresh rate (although 60Hz). I only used HD with my computer HDMI output and image was very good. I would definitely recommended because you cant really buy anything better at that price range. Definitely worth the money, minus just 1 star for the speakers and 60 Hz.

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  • Luke C.
  • 5/27/2012 10:11:16 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent as a monitor

Pros: Definitely one of the best deals on a 42'' LCD. I've been using Sceptre since 2008 and I've yet to see one of their LCD monitors go bad. I've been using a 24'' for the past few years, but I decided it was time for an upgrade, and couldn't be happier.

Cons: None really. Colors are vivid and deep. Using the VGA port made for an automatic 1920x1080 setup that looks fantastic. The actual TV part of it works well too, finding all of my digital and analog channels within a 10 minute period. Everything looks as good as it can in SD.

Other Thoughts: If you can get this for the price I did ($370), you won't regret this purchase one bit.

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