Insignia™ - 42

Discontinued Insignia™ - 42" Class - LCD - 1080p - 120Hz - HDTV

Model: NS-42L260A13

Watch your favorite TV shows, movies and more with this 42" Insignia™ LCD HDTV that features 1080p resolution for crisp visuals with intense detail. Three HDMI outputs allow flexible connection to high-definition components.

Product Features

  • 42" screen measured diagonally from corner to corner: For optimal viewing in large rooms.
  • Ultraslim design (3-5/8" deep): Comes with a stand or can be mounted on a wall (with optional mounting kit, not included). VESA 400mm x 200mm compliant.
  • Incredible dynamic contrast ratio (25,000:1): Provides an arresting viewing experience.
  • High brightness (400 cd/m²): Ensures a highly visible display.
  • 1080p display: Provides the highest quality progressive-scan picture possible from a high-definition source.
  • Two 10W speakers: Deliver crisp, clear audio.
  • Inputs: Include 3 HDMI (side), 1 DVI (side), 1 component video (rear), 1 composite (rear) and 1 PC (rear).
  • Outputs: Include 1 headphone (side) and 1 optical digital audio (rear).
  • 3 HDMI inputs: HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full HDTV experience with a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.
  • DVI interface: Provides a direct digital-to-digital video hookup with compatible devices.
  • PC video input: Lets you connect your computer to experience high-resolution images.
  • USB port: For quick connection of a digital camera or other USB device.
  • Useful additional features: Include INlink, game mode, a sleep timer and channel labeling.
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Complete Specifications

Width 39-7/8"
Weight 39 lbs. with stand (32.9 lbs. without)
Product Depth (with stand) 10-1/8"
Media Card Slot No
HDMI Inputs 3
Channel Labeling Yes
PC Inputs 1
Speakers 2
Energy Consumption (kWh/year) 209
Watts/Channel 10
Mount Bracket/VESA Pattern 400mm x 200mm
Vertical Resolution 1080p
Screen Size Class 42"
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) 42"
Screen Refresh Rate 120Hz
ENERGY STAR Qualified No
Composite Inputs 1
TV Type LCD Flat-Panel
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness 400 cd/m²
Ethernet Port No
DVI Inputs 1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 25,000:1
USB Port Yes, firmware upgrade/supports Jpeg
Language Options English, French, Spanish
V-Chip Yes
Power Consumption (watts) Stand-by <1
Speaker Output Power 20W
Power Consumption (watts) Power On 170
USB Input Yes
Product Height (without stand) 25-5/8"
Estimated Yearly Operating Cost $23
Product Height (with stand) 27-1/2"
Headphone Jacks Yes
Component Video Inputs 1
Sleep Timer Yes
Product Depth (without stand) 3-5/8"
Warranty Parts 1 year limited
Warranty Labor 1 year limited
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User Manual:
Quick Setup Guide:
Important Information:
Information Brochure:
Energy Guide:



Drivers, Firmware and Software

What is Firmware:
Firmware Installation Guide:
Firmware Update:

This firmware corrects an issue that had prevented some TV's from retaining custom input labels.

Remote Codes

  • CableVision UR2-CBL-CV04

    CableVision UR2-CBL-CV04

    code: 096

  • Charter DIGITAL

    Charter DIGITAL

    code: 1326, 0463

  • Comcast M1057

    Comcast M1057

    code: 12002, 1326, 0463, 10463

  • Cox COX

    Cox COX

    code: 1326, 0463

  • Direct TV RC23

    Direct TV RC23

    code: 10463

  • Dish Network VIP508

    Dish Network VIP508

    code: 720

  • Dish Network VIP622

    Dish Network VIP622

    code: 720

  • Motorola DRC800

    Motorola DRC800

    code: 0463

  • One for All URC-6690

    One for All URC-6690

    code: 0464

  • Phillips PDVR8

    Phillips PDVR8

    code: 115

  • Phillips PH5DVD5

    Phillips PH5DVD5

    code: 115

  • Phillips PMDVR8

    Phillips PMDVR8

    code: 115

  • RCA RCU807

    RCA RCU807

    code: 135

  • Rogers DCT3250

    Rogers DCT3250

    code: 0463, 1326

  • Shaw DCT3416

    Shaw DCT3416

    code: 0463, 1326

  • Sony RM-VL600

    Sony RM-VL600

    code: 8043

  • TiVo HD

    TiVo HD

    code: 0091