LED Edge-Backlighting: The Toshiba L4200U LED-LCD TV utilizes LED
edge-backlighting for a clear, crisper image with better contrast and color.
DynaLight: This function automatically adjusts the
backlight intensity based on the image content. It constantly monitors the
brightness level of each video frame, even in low light settings. As a result,
you see increased detail and greater depth of images.
HDTV Tuner: The TV has
built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't
need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV
or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
720p Resolution: The Toshiba L4200U LED-LCD TV has a display
resolution of 1366 x 768. All inputs are displayed at 720p. The Toshiba
L4200UTV provides high definition HDMI & component video inputs.
- Dual HDMI (ver.1.3): The television features 2
rear-panel HDMI (ver.1.3) inputs. The HDMI inputs will accept 1080p
(24/60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i, video signals. If you want to connect a DVI-compatible device, you will
need an HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable. Since DVI does not carry audio signals, a
stereo audio 3.5mm input is provided for the HDMI 1 input (shared with PC input). In addition to the HDMI-to-DVI
adapter cable, you will also need a stereo audio 3.5mm cable.
- Component Video Input:
The rear-panel ColorStream HD Component video input will accept 1080i, 720p,
480p, and 480i signals. The component video input can also be used as a
composite (480i only) input.
Picture Size: When viewing a
source, you can choose one of the following picture sizes:
- Normal: Image is displayed close to its originally
formatted proportion, with black bars along the sides or top and bottom if
the signal has an aspect ratio different than the TV.
- TheaterWide 1: The picture is
non-uniformly enlarged; the center of the picture remains close to its true.
proportion, but the left and right edges are stretched wider to fill the
screen, used primarily with a 4:3 source.
- TheaterWide 2: Entire
picture is uniformly enlarged, used primarily with a widescreen source.
- TheaterWide 3: Picture is
non-uniformly enlarged; the picture is stretched wider to fill the width of
the screen and stretched slightly taller.
- Full: Mainly
designed for receiving a squeezed 4:3 signal (a 16:9 [480i, 480p] programs squeezed into
a 4:3 transmission), the picture is stretched wider to
fill the screen, but not taller, none of the picture is
- 4:3: Provides a 4:3
aspect ratio of a 720p, 1080i or 1080p signal; sidebars fill the empty
vertical spaces while not distorting the picture from its original size.
- Native: When receiving a
720p, 1080i or 1080p signal program,
Native Mode restores the size of the picture by the 3-5% that is generally
lost during the normal over-scanning that occurs on traditional sets. It
also avoids unnecessary scaling of HD signals that can reduce overall image
resolution and picture quality.
- Dot-by-Dot: Dot by Dot" is a non-scaling display for PC
signals only. Depending on the input signal format, the picture appears with
sidebars and/or bars at the top and bottom.
Auto Aspect Ratio: The Auto Aspect Ratio feature will
automatically select the picture size when one of the following inputs sources
is received - a 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i signal from the ANT/Cable input; a 480i
signal from the Component Video input, and a 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, or
VGA (60 Hz) signal from any of the HDMI inputs. A 4:3
signal is set to Normal, a 16:9 signal is set to Full, a 4:3 letterbox signal
is set to TheaterWide 2. If the signal's aspect is not defined, the Picture
Size defaults to the last manually chosen setting.
Picture Modes: You can select
one of the following picture modes for each input:
- Dynamic: Creates the right amount of "pop," and
provides more colors, finer details, less visual noise and brighter,
- Standard: Standard picture
- Movie: Lower contrast for
a darkened rooms.
- Game: Designed for playing a video game requiring split-second
timing between the on-screen display and input from the controller (more
effective for 480i & 1080i input video signals).
- PC: Designed for
viewing tables/documents from a PC.
- Preference: Allows you to adjust and store contrast,
brightness, color, tint, and sharpness.
Advanced Picture Adjustments: The television offers the following advanced picture adjustments.
- Dynamic Contrast:
Dynamic Contrast detects changes in picture quality that affect the
appearance of your contrast settings and then automatically adjusts the
- Static Gamma: The static gamma feature allows
you to adjust the levels of black in a picture.
- Color Temperature:
You can change the quality of the picture by selecting from three preset
color temperatures (Cool, Medium, or Warm).
CableClear: The CableClear digital noise reduction feature allows you
to reduce visible interference in the TV's picture. This may be useful when
receiving a broadcast with a weak signal or playing a noisy video cassette or
MPEG Noise Reduction: The MPEG noise reduction feature allows you to
reduce visible interference caused by MPEG compression. Choices for MPEG noise
reduction are Low, Middle, High, and Off.
Audyssey Premium Audio: The LED-LCD TV features advanced
audio technologies that include Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey Bass Extension
(ABX), and Audyssey Dynamic Volume.
- Audyssey EQ: Provides clear, accurate and natural
sound right out of the box. This technology ensures you enjoy your audio
experience as much as your video.
- Audyssey ABX: Uses sophisticated driver analysis and
low frequency monitoring to extend the range and bass of small speakers.
This enables the system to produce lower frequencies than otherwise would be
- Audyssey Dynamic Volume:
Automatically adjusts volume to provide a consistent sound level between
television programs, commercials, and between the loud and soft passages of
Tone Adjustments: You can adjust the audio quality by
adjusting the TV's bass, treble, and balance.
Dolby Digital Dynamic Range Control: This dynamic range control
feature causes the ATSC dynamic range to be further compressed, allowing you to
switch from ATSC to analog broadcasts at the same dynamic range.
Two-level Mute: The TV mutes the volume
half-way when the Mute button is pressed once on the remote; when pressed a
second time the TV will mute the volume completely and when pressed a third time
the volume will resume as normal.
Audio Outputs: The Toshiba LED-LCD TV is equipped with an
analog (RCA) and digital (optical) audio output.
- Analog Audio Output (fixed): The stereo RCA analog
audio output lets you output the televisions stereo audio to your home
stereo system. The TV's analog audio output terminal will output 2ch audio
from any of the television's source inputs.
- Digital Audio Output: The optical digital
output on the rear-panel will output Dolby Digital (when available)
or 2 channel PCM. The digital optical output terminal only
sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital when you receive Dolby
Digital Surround Sound from a digital broadcast channel through the
TV tuner. The optical digital audio output
will only output in 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, RCA,
Media Player: Media Player
allows you to view photo files (JPEG) and listen to music files (MP3) stored on
a USB mass storage class (MSC) device using the TV's rear-panel USB type-A port.
JPEG and MP3 files must be formatted in FAT16/FAT32. The TV will recognize up to
500 files per folder.
- JPEG Still Image Playback: The Toshiba L4200U LED-LCD TV supports JPEG still images (ver2.1) with a
maximum photo resolution of 4096 x 4096 pixels (best photo resolution: 1920 x 1080) and a maximum photo size of 6MB. There
are three types of view modes - Multi-View, Single View, and Slide Show.
- Multi-View: This
view allows you to search for photos in a grid format. These picture are
displayed using thumbnail data in each image file.
- Single View: In
this view mode, only files located in the selected directory shall be
displayed. This view allows you to change the photo content manually.
You can rotate an image 90°s clockwise or counterclockwise.
- Slide Show: This
view allows you to watch a slideshow of the photos. In this mode, only
the files located in the selected directory will be played.
- MP3 Music Playback: The LED-LCD TV will supports MP3 music files with a bit-rate of 8 to 320 kbps in
one of the following sampling frequencies (16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, or 48
kHz). The TV allows you to listen to music from a list of available files on
your connected USB device.
Note: Media Player
also allows you to listen to music files while viewing a slide show of
your photo files, that are stored on the same connected USB thumbdrive.
PC Input: This connection
allows you to view the image from a personal computer on the TV screen. When
connecting the PC to the TV, you will need a 15-pin D-sub RGB computer cable and a PC
audio cable. The PC input shares the stereo audio 3.5mm input with the
television's HDMI 1 input. Supported signal formats include VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA
and SXGA. You can also connect the TV to your PC via the
HDMI 1 input. Additional supported signal formats include 480i, 480p, 720p, 108i, 1080p.
The TV can accept all these signal formats, but only display up to 720p.
Firmware/Software Updates: Firmware/software upgrades can be
performed by downloading the latest firmware/software updates from
Toshiba's Support Site to a USB thumbdrive.
Channel Browser: The TV's
Channel Browser provides an easy navigation interface for all your channels and
inputs. This feature allows you to navigate the contents of all your inputs,
keeps a list of your favorite channels, and keep a history of the last 32
channels or inputs viewed.
Favorite Browser: The
Favorite Browser allows you to quickly set up a favorite channels/inputs list
that is integrated into the Channel Browser.
Channel Return: The Channel Return feature
allows you to switch between two channels without entering an actual channel
number each time
SurfLock: The SurfLock feature
temporarily memorizes one channel under the Channel Return button, so you can
return to that channel quickly from any other channel.
Channel/Input Label: Channel
Label allows you to put the Call Letters (ABC, HBO, etc.) on the screen along
with the station numbers, so you always know what you are watching. You
can also label each video input source according to the type of device you have
connected from a preset list of labels; Audio Receiver, Cable, Compact Disc,
DTV, DVD, Game Console, HDMI, Laser Disc, Satellite/DSS, VCR, Video Recorder, or
Closed Captions: The TV offers analog and digital closed
- Analog CC: The analog closed caption mode has two
- Captions: An on-screen
display of the dialog, narration, and sound effects of TV programs and video
that are closed captioned.
- Text: An on-screen display
of information not related to the current program, such as weather or stock
data when provide by individual stations.
- Digital CC: You can customize
the closed caption display characteristics by changing the background color,
opacity, text size, type, edge and color.
Lock System: The TV's Lock Menu
includes ratings blocking, channel blocking, input locking, and a side panel
control lock which are all protected by the same user customized 4 digit
- V-Chip: Some TV programs and movies include
signals that classify the content of the program (violence, dialogue,
language, etc). The V-Chip feature in this television detect the signals and
blocks the programs according to the ratings you select. Your rating setting
is protected by a custom-user 4-digit password.
- Channel Block: With the Channels Block feature, you can
block specific channels.
- Input Lock: You can use the Input Lock feature to lock
the video inputs and channels 3 and 4. You will not be able to view the input
sources or channels until you unlock the inputs.
- Control Panel Lock: You can lock the control panel to
prevent your settings from being changed accidentally.
Timers: The Toshiba L4200U
LED-LCD TV offers 2 convenient timer functions.
- GameTimer: You can use the
GameTimer function to set a time limit for playing a video game from to 30, 60,
90, or 120
minutes. When the GameTimer expires, the TV enters Input Lock mode and locks out
the input source for the video game device.
- Sleep Timer: You can set the sleep timer to turn off
the TV after a set length of time (maximum of 12 hours in 10 minute
ENERGY STAR Certified: The Toshiba L4200U exceeds ENERGY STAR requirements by incorporating advanced
power saving features Auto Power Off, No Signal Power Down, and Last Mode Memory.
- Auto Power Off: The TV will automatically turn itself
off (standby) after 4 hours, if you do not operate the TV either from the
remote control or the TV control panel.
- No Signal Power Down: The TV will automatically turn itself off
after approximately 15 minutes if it is turned to a vacant channel or a
station that completes its broadcast for the day.
- Last Mode Memory: If the power is cut off while you are viewing the
TV, the Last Mode Memory feature automatically turns on the TV when the power is
Note: If it's possible, and you will be away from the TV for an
extended period of time, you should unplug the power cord.
Wireless Remote: The supplied remote is
pre-programmed to operate this TV and a number of functions on many other Toshiba components;
such as a Blu-ray or DVD player.
HDMI CEC: You can control the basic functions of
connected audio/video devices using the TV's remote control if you
connect a HDMI CEC compatible audio receiver or playback device.
Pedestal Stand: The Toshiba LED-LCD TV comes
supplied with a tabletop pedestal stand which must be attached using the
supplied hardware. The TV weighs 7.7
lbs with stand.
Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back
for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes
is 100mm horizontal x 100mm vertical. The threaded inserts require 4mm machine
screws (not supplied). The TV weighs 6.6 lbs without stand.
Note: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with
optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and
4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.
Attached AC Power Cord: The television is fitted with an
attached 58" AC power cord. The power cord is terminated with a two-prong AC
plug which sits 1.5" from the wall.