Summary: Everyone seems to have had bad luck with this TV but I bought mine in May 2011 and am still getting god picture and have had no problems. Maybe I just got lucky but I think this is a great buy which I almost never say this long after buying anything.
Summary: Ordered this TV just a little over a year ago... Like many other reviewers, my tv will no longer turn on. I called LG, and they would not honor the warranty (which, admittedly, had expired) until I told them I knew it was a known issue. They scheduled a local repair company to come out within 48 hours.
Summary: nice size easy to move, BUT I was not able to clear passcode lock out and the smell from the set was so bad, after 3 days I had to throw it outside. It stunk up the whole house ! Its in the trash now but i still have the smell ?
Summary: Love this set! For a 42" you really can't go wrong for the price. With HD and a 120hz refresh rate... plenty of handy inputs front and back... and the no nonsense setup we love it! For the past year our 4 kids (10-19) primarily use it for gaming on their 360 and even with all 4 playing at once the graphics are excellent. Cons: The 2 - 20watt speakers leave a bit to be desired. Its a bit, "tinny" but a $35 sound bar from amazon remedied that in a flash.
Summary: I bought this TV on december 20, 2011......until sundenly after turning it off one day in October 2012 and on the next day It would not turn on. The red light was there showing power and when I turn on the tv the light turn blue like its on but nothing showing like it is off, so I wait like 1 month until I call LG because I didn't found my ticket cause I didn't buy the Warranty so I still have one month and a half so I called and they send A tech and fixed tv with a new...
Summary: After 9 months, this TV refused to turn on. Per LG and their contracted repair service, the soonest a repair technician can come is in 7 days. LG knows about this problem. Their customer support told me they've had an "alert" on this model. And the repair technician told me they're very familiar with it. But neither LG nor the retailer warns potential buyers. My TV experienced this problem while in warranty, but others may not be so lucky.
Summary: Bought this LG 42LV4400 on amazon. worked great for 10 months until sundenly after turning it off and on the next day. it would not turn on. The red light was there showing power however as soon as i push the power button using the remote or the side power button, the power led would blink twice and go dead without turning on. luckly it was still under the one year warranty. i called LG and schedule an in home service.