Insignia™ - 42

Discontinued Insignia™ - 42" Class - Plasma - 720p - 600Hz - HDTV

Model: NS-42P650A11

Enjoy your favorite movies, games and TV shows with this plasma HDTV that features a 500 cd/m² brightness and 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio for brilliant, clear images. The 16:9 aspect ratio delivers a cinema-style entertainment experience.

  • 720p
  • HDMI

Product Features

  • 42" screen measured diagonally from corner to corner: For optimal viewing in large rooms.
  • Ultraslim design (2-3/4" deep): Comes with a table stand or can be mounted on a wall (with optional mounting kit, not included).
  • 3D Y/C digital comb filter: Delivers state-of-the-art detail and color enhancement.
  • Game Mode: Video games generally require adjustments to the television picture setting, by pressing a button on your remote control, your television settings will automatically adjust for video games.
  • Incredible dynamic contrast ratio (1,000,000:1) and native contrast ratio (30,000:1): With high brightness (500 cd/m²) for an arresting viewing experience.
  • 1024 x 768 pixel resolution: Supports 720p signals for stunning image clarity.
  • SRS TruSurround HD sound system: Delivers a virtual surround sound experience.
  • Inputs: Include 1 composite video (rear), 2 component video (rear), 2 HDMI (rear), 1 PC audio (rear).
  • Outputs: Include 1 analog audio and 1 optical digital audio.
  • 2 HDMI inputs: HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full HDTV experience with a full 720p picture and digital surround sound.
  • Handy additional features: Include channel labeling, sleep timer and game mode.

What's Included

  • Insignia™ 42" Class - Plasma - 720p - 600Hz - HDTV
  • Tabletop stand, screws
  • Remote with batteries
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Quick-start guide
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Complete Specifications

Width 40-5/8"
Weight 43 lbs. with stand (39.7 lbs. without)
Sound Leveler Yes
Product Depth (with stand) 11-7/8"
Media Card Slot No
HDMI Inputs 2
Channel Labeling Yes
iPod Dock No
PC Inputs 0
Speakers 2
Box Dimensions 8 2/3 x 50 3/5 x 29 1/3inches
Internet Connectable No
Watts/Channel 10
Mount Bracket/VESA Pattern 400mm x 400mm
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Vertical Resolution 720p
Screen Size Class 42"
Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) 42"
Screen Refresh Rate 600Hz
ENERGY STAR Qualified No
Composite Inputs 1
Simulated Surround Yes
TV Type Plasma Flat-Panel
Maximum Resolution 1024 x 768
Brightness 500 cd/m²
Ethernet Port No
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1,000,000:1
DVI Inputs 0
Language Options English, French, Spanish
USB Port No
V-Chip Yes
Power Consumption (watts) Stand-by 0.65
Remote Control Type Standard
Speaker Output Power 20W
Best Buy Exclusive Yes
Power Consumption (watts) Power On 200
USB Input No
Product Height (without stand) 24-7/8"
Product Height (with stand) 27-1/2"
Headphone Jacks No
Component Video Inputs 2
Sleep Timer Yes
Audio Outputs 2
Product Depth (without stand) 2-3/4"
Warranty Parts 2 years
Warranty Labor 2 years
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Remote Codes

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    CableVision UR2-CBL-CV04

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  • Charter DIGITAL

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  • Cox COX

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  • Rogers DCT3250

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  • Shaw DCT3416

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  • Sony RM-VL600

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  • TiVo HD

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  • TiVo SERIES 3

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    code: 0091