The TH-42PHD8UK comes standard with PC Input, Audio Input (for PC), Serial Control (RS-232C) Input, BNC Component Video/RGB Input and Audio Input, BNC Composite Video Input, BNC Composite Video Output, S-Video Input, and Audio Input (for Video). There is an available slot for an optional terminal board. Or, you can remove the standard boards and mount up to three optional boards.


Up to 3,000:1 contrast ratio - Real Black Drive System and Deep Black Filter provide deeper, richer blacks and enhances image clarity and realism
Up to 2,048 shades of gradation (4,096 shades via HDMI or DVI connection) - New Advanced Real Gamma System and up to 14-bit signal processing provide superior performance at brightness levels where the human eye sees best
Full time 3.62 billion (maximum 8.52 billion) displayable colors
Up to 15% brighter images - Multi-Facet Asymmetrical Configuration Hyper-Pixel (MACH) Panel features bounded cell structure, new phosphor material, and optimized gas composition ratio to improve light-emitting efficiency and intensity
Up to 60,000-hour panel life - MACH Panel boasts a long service life of 60,000 hours
1,024 x 768 resolution
1080/60i, 1080/50i, 1080/24p, 1080/24sf, 1080/25p, 1080/30p, 720/60p, 720/50p, 480/60p, 480/60i signal compatibility
VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, UXGA (compressed) PC signal compatibility
16:9 widescreen aspect ratio
Over 160 degree viewing angle
Flexible A/V and IT system configurations - composite, component, RCA, BNC, PC, RGB, SDI, HD-SDI, HDMI, DVI-D w/HDCP, Twisted-Pair Cable, and IEEE 802.11b terminal boards available
Adaptive Gain Control - raises contrast while suppressing noise by detecting and boosting only the image edges, resulting in high contrast and high signal/noise ratio
Motion Picture Noise Disturbance Reduction - detects motion patterns that tend to generate noise and makes adjustments to maximize image quality without diminishing the quality of stationary background objects
3D Color Management System - reproduces vibrant colors and natural skin tones
Active Interlace/Progressive Conversion System - reduces interlace to progressive conversion noise that often occurs when reproducing tiny movements, resulting in better vertical resolution
New Advanced Dual Picture Mode - simultaneously display images from two different sources in Picture And Picture, Picture Out Picture, Picture In Picture, and Video Over PC modes
4x Digital Zoom - divide the screen into zones and enlarge images up to 400%
Built-In Video Wall Processor - set up 2x2, 3x3, or even 4x4 multi-screen plasma walls
New Remote System Monitoring Command - displays status via RS-232C
Enhanced Screen Saver Functions - White Bar Scroll, Screen Reversal, Side Panel Adjustment, Wobbling, Peak Limit Mode
Newly developed phosphor boosts resistance to static-image burning to the same level as CRT displays
Energy-Saving Functions - Display Power Management Signaling, Auto Power Off, Power Save Mode, Standby Power Save Mode
New IR Remote Control features direct input select buttons, a Power Off button, and ID control of multi-screen systems
New bottom-mounted button controls
Host of stands and mounting options available
Networked MPEG-2 player available
Plug-in computers available