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Philips 42PF9831D Technical Specs

by Colin Tang 14 Feb 2007


Aspect Ratio 16:9
Brightness 550 cd/m2
Dynamic Screen Contrast 7000:1
Response Time 3 ms
Viewing Angle 176°
Diagonal Screen Size 42 inches
Native Panel Resolution 1366 x 768
Screen Enhancement anti reflection coated screen

Picture Enhancement



4 side Ambilight, Pixel Plus 3 HD, 2/2 motion pull down, 3D comb-filter, Active Control & Light Sensor, Clear LCD, Digital Natural Motion, Dynamic Contrast, Jagged line suppression, Progressive scan, Pulse Killer Chip


Ext 1: Scart Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, RGB
Ext 2: Scart Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, RGB, Y/C
Ext 3: YPbPr  
Ext 4: HDMI  
Ext 5: HDMI  
Ext 6: VGA PC-in Audio L/R in
Front / Side connections Audio L/R in, CVBS in, Headphone out, S video in, 2 x USB, Multi-slot memory card reader
Other connections Analogue audio left / right out, Ethernet, PC in VGA & audio L/R in, S/PDIF in (coaxial), S/PDIF out (coaxial), Common Interface

Supported Resolutions

PC Formats 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768 (60 Hz)
Video Formats 640x480 (i,p), 720x576 (i,p), 1280x720p, 1920x1080i


Set Dimensions (W x H x D) 1279 x 872 x 114 mm
Set Dimensions With Stand (H x D) 932 x 290 mm
Weight Incl. Packaging 62 kg
Product Weight 38 kg
Box Dimensions (W x H x D) 1354 x 1211 x 339 mm
Colour Cabinet High Gloss Black & Brilliant Pearl
VESA Wall Mount Compatible 800,400 mm


Ambient Temperature 5 °C to 40 °C
Mains Power AC 110 - 240 V +/- 10%
Power Consumption 248 W
Standby Power Consumption 0.8W

Tuner/ Reception/ Transmission

Aerial Input 75 ohm coaxial (IEC75)
TV System


Video Playback


DVB DVB Terrestrial
Tuner Bands Hyper band, S channel, UHF, VHF


Child Protection Child lock & parental control
Clock Smart clock

Ease Of Installation


Auto programme naming, Automatic Channel Install (ACI), Automatic Tuning System (ATS), Auto store, PLL digital tuning, Plug & Play

Ease Of Use


Auto volume leveller (AVL), Delta volume per preset, Graphical user interface, On screen display, Program list, Side Control3 ms
Electronic Programme Guide  Now + Next EPG
Picture In Picture Full dual screen (2 tuners), Text dual screen
Remote Control Amp, DVD, Sat, STB, VCR, Multi functional
Remote Control Type RC4410

Screen Format Adjustments


4:3, 6 widescreen modes, Auto format, Movie expand 14:9, Movie expand 16:9, Subtitle and heading shift, Super Zoom, Widescreen

Teletext 1200 page hypertext
Teletext Enhancements Habit watch, Program information line
VESA Mount Vesa compliant

Multimedia Applications

Digital Content Management Digital Media Reader

Memory Card Types


Compact Flash type I, Compact flash type II, Memory stick, Micro drive, Multi-Media Card (MMC), Secure Digital Card (SD), Smart Media Card

Multimedia Connections


Ethernet-UTP5, UPnP, WiFi (opt. Ethernet-bridge), 7-in-1 Memory Card Reader, USB (streaming video capable)

Playback formats


MP3, Slideshow files (.alb), JPEG still pictures, DivX 3.11, DivX 5, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, XviD


Output Power (RMS) 2 x 12W + 1 x 24 W
Sound Enhancement Digital signal processing, Dynamic bass enhancement, Graphic equaliser
Sound System Virtual Dolby Digital, BBE


Built-in Speakers 5
Loudspeaker Types Integrated subwoofer, Dome tweeter

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