Westinghouse Adds 42"1080p Edge-Lit LED TV

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Orange, Calif. - Westinghouse Digital recently introduced a 42-inch model in its high-value 1080p 55 series.

Model LD-4255, which will ship in mid-September at a $749 suggested retail, is another of the company's series of 1080p LCD TV with LED edge-lighting technology.

Cosmetics feature a high-gloss black frame with understated red accents.

Using the LED lighting technology,

Westinghouse Digital

has kept panel thickness to just 1.25 inches at the TV's visible edges.

The set also features 120Hz motion-processing technology.

Inputs include two HDMI ports, one composite and one VGA/component video input set.

"We're very excited about the arrival of the LD-4255.  The brand new 42-inch 1080p combines the latest LED technologies with an attractive design and remarkable energy efficiency," said Rey Roque, Westinghouse Digital marketing VP. "The set's high contrast ratios and quick refresh rate make the LD-4255 a great choice for the consumer looking to get a true home-theater experience."

The LED system also enabled Westinghouse Digital to improve the unit's energy efficiency. Power consumption is said to exceed Energy Star 5.0 ratings, which are slated to go into effect in 2012. 

The LD-4255 only consumes about 80 watts of power, which is 30 percent lower than today's most stringent Energy Star requirement.

Product packaging is also made of recycled materials and uses environmentally friendly soy-based ink.


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