Bounded Cell Structure HD Panel - TH-42PHD6UY features a newly developed Bounded Cell Structure panel in which wall-like ribs are used to wrap each individual cell. This dramatically improves both light-emitting efficiency and intensity. As a result, brightness level of TH-42PHD6UY is boosted by more than 40% compared with the previous TH-42PHD5UY model
Deep Black Front Glass Filter - Improves contrast ratio under lighting condition by 80%
Real Gamma System - All 6-series models reproduce 1,536 shades of gradation
10 Bit Digital Processing - All 6-series models reproduce 1,070 million colors
Front Button Menu Control - We added menu and enter button in front of the unit so that you can control all OSD functions without IR remote. Front button control can be disabled through IR-remote or serial control when needed.
Dual Picture Mode - You can display two different images at the same time. Any type of two signals can be combined and each image can be swapped in its position. The IR-remote has dedicated buttons for your easy control.
9-point Digital Zoom - Simply select one portion of an image and you can enlarge it to two or three times normal size, and display it on the full screen.
Energy-saving Functions - DPMS (Display Power Management Signaling), Auto Power Off, Power Save Mode, C.A.T.S. (Contrast Automatic Tracking System), etc. This model complies with Energy Star Program.
Multiple Screen Saver Functions - White Scroll Bar, Color Reversal, Side Blank Brightness Adjust (for 4:3 image), Wobbling (pixel shift) and White Peak Limit function
Multi-function Slots And Optional Plug-in Boards - In addition to the fixed input interface, the 6-series plasma models have multiple interchangeable slots. (3 slots for the 42-inch models) By adding or exchanging the optional plug-in terminal boards, you can customize your own I/O configuration.
High Definition native resolution  1024 x 768 pixels
Exceptional Contrast Ratio - greater than 3000:1
Outstanding brightness level - 500 cd/m2 (panel)
New 3-D Dimensional Progressive Scan and 3:2 pull down processing for smooth, life-like video
Accepts NTSC, PAL, SECAM and PAL-60, accepts component, composite, S-Video
Computer and video compatibility including - 480i/p, 575i/p, 720p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 1080/24p/24sf
Expanded H & V scan rates - fH: 15.6 to 110kHz; fV: 48 to 120Hz
Advanced progressive scan processing - optimized interlace to progressive performance
Two built-in 8-watt audio power amplifiers - optional dedicated stereo speakers