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LG Electronics 42LN5700

42" Class 1080P LED TV with Smart TV (41.9" diagonally)
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Is your LG model 42LN5700 a newer model or an older model that is going to be replaced with a different model number?

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asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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The one I purchased just started showing up in stores when I purchased it in March 2013. I also believe the earlier model was not a Smart TV. The difference in picture quality between the old model and the new smart tv is like night and day. Hope this helps.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Is Amazon Instant Video app available on this model

I have an Amazon Prime account and would like to stream videos to tv.
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Amazon Prime is not in the Smart options as of June 1013. I worked around this issue by attaching a RoKu unit to the TV. RoKu adds a few additional options to an already good Smart TV.
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answered 1 year ago
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Amazon Prime account is not available on this Smart TV yet.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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Can TruMotion be turned off on 42LN5700?

We are thinking of purchasing this TV but would like to know if TruMotion can be turned off?
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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I forgot to mention the third option! in the first answer: All options are "OFF" "SMOOTH" "CLEAR", and "USER": In my opinion, "USER" looks the Best.
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Yes: Iv'e Had this TV for a few days now,and went into settings: you can select "off" "smooth" ,or "clear" Exelent setting options for this Unit: Theres even Advanced Control settings to choose from: I'll be doing a review in a few days! This is a Wonderfull TV: so far!!!.
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Zreo21
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Is an HDMI cable included in the box?

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asked 9 months ago
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No. Just the power cord. You can purchase excellent quality HDMI cables of varying lengths on Amazon.com for great prices.
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answered 9 months ago
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No
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answered 9 months ago
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does LG 42LN5700 have TV on timer to turn on TV automatically in morning?

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asked 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Yes, On and Off, even volume settings for On.
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answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Yes it does and you can set it for any day you choose or M-F or everyday, customize it to your schedule. It's in the settings menu.
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External Remote Setup

I have a remote control for my cable box. I want to run my tv and cable box from that remote. I do not want a magic remote. How do I program my universal remote for my new LG 42LN5700 tv?
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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Google your remote, make and model #, you'll find the appropriate button combinations and codes to push to set it for the TV. You may ahve to try a couple to get all the functions you want. I have a remote from Time Warner that is controlling the cable box, TV, and soundbar.
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answered 1 year ago
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. Unfortunately we cannot provide any assistance with the operations of a Universal Remote Control, nor can we guarantee the operation of a Universal Remote Control with all product features and functions.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Is Pandora available on this Smart TV?

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yes
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Yes, among other Internet content like Netflix, etc.
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where can I buy a magic remote for a 42LN5700

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asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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We appreciate your interest in this television. The AN-MR400 model Magic Motion Remote Control should be available for purchase through your local electronics store.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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can i program my tv remote to control my dvd player?

How can I program my 42LN5700 television remote to control my BP330 dvd player? I have the regular remotes that came in the boxes.
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We appreciate your interest in these LG products. The TV remote control should be compatible with your BluRay player, if the two devices are being connected using the HDMI ports. Otherwise, the SimpLink feature will not be able to offer such control. The remote controls are not programmable, so the SimpLink feature must be used.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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Does this Unit support (ARC) Audio Return Channel?

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asked 1 year, 2 months ago
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Yes, the HDMI1 port should be fully compatible with an Audio Return Channel.
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Why won't CBS online primetime shows play through Internet connection

Using internet browser, logged into CBS online, advertisements play but shows display " Requested content unavailable or expired" for all shows , all episodes.
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Thank you for inquiring about the TV. There are two possible reasons that you are getting that message – “Requested content unavailable or expired” for all shows, all episodes. The first reason is that the CBS website thinks that the TV is a mobile device and it will not allow the TV to access the site and the other reason is because the content on the CBS site is Flash heavy and the browser on the LG TV is not designed to handle that much Flash content on it. I do apologize for any inconvenience.
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Should I download internet security,sinse this unit has Web Browsing?

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We appreciate your interest in this television. This device has not been designed for compatibility with internet security software. Such software would only be able to be used through a server.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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attaching to wall mount

What are the dimensions for the screws on the back of the tv for attaching it to an articulating wall mount?
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We appreciate your interest in this television and its accessories. According to page 16 of the owner’s manual, a wall mounting bracket will require the use of four M6 machine screws.
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does ln425700 support 3d?

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We appreciate your interest in this new television. The 42LN5700 model is not designed to support 3D programming or formatting.
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Can I connect a subwoofer to my LN5700

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We appreciate your interest in this television. A Home Theater System with a Subwoofer can be connected to this television via the OPTICAL Digital Audio Output jack. The TV does not have a connection by which a Subwoofer might connect by itself.
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Can't turn on captions

I want to use captions on my TV but when I go to the options menu on my TV remote it shows captions but its gray and skips over it. How do I fix this problem?? Is there a way to make the caption line not gray?? Please help!!
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We appreciate your interest in the operations of this television. When viewing television signals from the external antenna, the television will be able to provide the Closed Captions. When viewing the VIDEO1 setting, for the VCR, the VCR remote control will need to activate the captions in the VCR menu. When viewing the Cable Box, the cable remote will be needed to activate the captions in the Cable Box system. When attempting to use the captions feature, you will have to consider which device’s tuner is in use. The TV can only control those captions generated by its tuner, and the TV tuner is only operable through the ANTENNA mode. If you have additional questions about this situation, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
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Smart TV Resolution

We have an older 42LN5400 and the resolution is only 1280 x 760 when using Smart TV. We need a TV with 1920 x 1080 resolution when using the Web in Smart TV. Does the 5700 series have this capability now?
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We appreciate your interest in this television. According to our information, this television is designed to display only in a 1920x1080p resolution. All online video content will be processed to fit the television’s native resolution. If the information bar states 1280x760, then this is the format of the content being received. That signal is being modified to fit the full 1920x1080 screen. The updates available for this television does not affect those signals received from online content.
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How do I bring up the onscreen keyboard on the 42LN5700?

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We appreciate your interest in this television and its features. The onscreen keyboard will typically be made available on screens that require such a keyboard. Sometimes it will be by the press of the RED button on the standard remote control. Beyond this, it would help to know specifically which remote control is being used. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional information.
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Does this one have built in QAM tuner?

I'm wondering if this model has a built in QAM tuner so we don't have to get an extra cable set up box for this extra TV in the house.
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Yes; this television is designed with a Clear QAM tuner. As such, any unscrambled digital channels should be available without the assistance of a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver.
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Does this tv have a VGA connection for pc?

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no it does not, but i use an hdmi from my laptop to my tv or you can use a USB.
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