Looking for a LCD HD Television around 32inchs.
Found this TV- Is this a good deal, any ideas?
LG 32" HD Digital LCD TV for 299.99
Country of origin
1080 is the number of lines on a high definition screen. The 'p' indicates they're displayed all at once, rather than half each cycle - were this the case an 'i' for interlaced would come after the figure.
Also known as composite inputs these carry audio and visual information, but not to as high a standard as HDMI leads.
Ratio of width to height of screen.
Auto set up
Automatically tunes in and sets channels.
The higher this figure the better quality the picture.
Built-in DVD player
Watch DVDs without needing a separate machine
Receives Freesat. Note that you'll still need an satellite dish.
Built-in digital tuner
Doesn't need a set top box or cable or satellite feed to show digital programmes.
Colour and finish
Splits the analogue signal into brightness colour and contrast. Provides the highest level of analogue picture quality, but not as good as HDMI.
The ratio of the luminance of the brightest colour (white) to that of the darkest colour (black).
This is a digital connection, but less popular than HDMI cables.
Digital comb filter
Separates black and white and colour information for a sharper picture.
Digital noise reduction
Helps clean up digital pictures.
Electronic programme guide
An on-screen programme guide.
Fast text uses colour coded buttons on the remote control to access text services.
Capable of showing high definition TV signals.
Plug in your headphones to watch without disturbing others.
Link to PC
Enables the telly to be used as a PC monitor - it accepts PC RGB inputs
NTSC is the TV system used in North America.
Number of HDMI inputs
A digital connection between the TV and a DVD player, set top box or games console. Provides the highest quality of signal and is essential to get the best from your high definition source.
On screen menus
Access all the settings on screen.
Use this to link to a surround sound processor. Or you could use a SCART lead.
Restrict access to little ones.
The number of times a second the picture refreshes.
Splits the analogue signal into brightness and colour. Better than SCART, but not as good as component or HDMI.
A popular way of connecting TVs with other audio visual equipment, but doesn't provide particularly high quality. Consider upgrading to HDMI cables for a superior picture.
The maximum number of vertical lines by the number of horizontal lines. The higher the numbers the more pixels. The more pixels the sharper and clearer the image.
Diagonal measurement of the screen in inches.
Set the TV to switch off automatically.
The higher the figure, the louder the volume goes without distortion.
See our TV buying guide for an explanation of the differences between LCD and plasma TVs.
Provide connection possibilities to other devices with USB ports, eg iPod
VESA wall mount size
Is the set compatible with VESA wall mounts, and if it is, what size?
The widest apart two people can sit and still enjoy watching the telly.
Visible screen size
Diagonal measurement of the viewable area of the screen in inches.
iPod docking station
Listen to your iPod through the TV.