Technical characteristics

Surround Format Dolby Digital
Video Upscaling 1080 p
HD Format not specified
television standards no details
dimensions (WxHxD) 360 x 40 x 200 mm
operating power consumption 9 W
weight 1.14 kg
progressive scan not available
parental control available
Zoom function not available
special feature with full-HD Upscaler


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LG DP542H DVD player benefits
  • faster startup
  • with JPEG India show feature
  • simple installation


was examined carefully in a practical test and adapted many of its functions are just today's requirements of customers. The first impression of this really well designed DVD player is convincing and at a very reasonable price. Thus the price-performance ratio is met as a first criterion perfectly in the test and also the reliability in the operation revealed no clue about uncovering defects.

The most important detail of full HD Upscaler

In the practical test was immediately after unpacking unpack, that it is a very sleek and very compact device. For the user this means an optimal accommodation, because it is space-saving. The most important detail with this LG DVD player is the function of the FULL-HD Upscaler that really was in the test. You will have an opportunity to get very well presented videos and movies from the Internet or alternatively from the Smartphone. The DVD player works again picture signals in some way and the quality of the broadcast is just brilliant. LG achieved this optical processing by a revision of the recorded image files and the DVD player just better sets the file size and allows optimal values. Then if you want to see his videos and films on a currently large screen that makes much out and it a pleasure to look at these films becomes straight. The test has reviewed once more this feature and it is what makes such a DVD player already spectacular. LG meets so also his reputation for innovative technology and provides this performance in his DVD player with the type designation DP542H.

Today's default is HDMI

who is today a new device of this category buys, which is of course the current technical standards. This DVD player offers the digital answer to the desire for better technology even at this low price. Today it no longer connects the TV and the DVD player with a SCART connector, but today you need access HDMI and the LG DVD player provides exactly this current technique. Thus all picture and sound signals are redirected directly through a cable and a port in very veera quality. The test also showed that really good digital technology is installed and all targets to be achieved. This technique provides the valuable advantage that the quality compared to conventional DVI will be far exceeded connections. Of course, the technology is also suitable to connect equipment to the DVI compatible, but overall, this is a technique that accesses on the future of the standard. It is innovative and very up-to-date. The test shows a device therefore offered at the height of the technical possibilities.

All important features of the LG DP542H DVD player

what now offers this new DVD player and how good is it now really, that wanted to know the practical test? This DVD player with HDMI technology provides the function of memory. It's a now somewhat strange, referred to but again and again the last selected scene to capitalise on the function. This is also current standard and the test shows appreciation for what is available on this point also. Also when making connections, this DVD player is very solid and well equipped, there is a composite video output HDMI out, a digital audio output (coaxial) and an analog audio output. There is also a component of USB and so the test shows here too, LG has thought of really current technology in this issue.

Brilliant images and a full sound

You can use this DVD player to use the own slide show and it is ideally suited to complement the entertainment at home. Example way the JPEG India show function with the additional MP3 playback allowing test to ensure an own presentation of the own consumption. Thus, the small and rather light DVD player is able to offer much. To link this DVD player with the own HiFi sound system, then you can own home cinema at its best. So you can relax and many features such as slow motion or fast forward at 1.5 x speed are also integrated into this DVD player from LG. Not many other manufacturers offer it and it is a standard which is really worth. The remote control supplied has convinced the test, because the operation is really simple and shows an intuitive function. It runs safely and easily through the menu and so you get to know just dealing with all its facets.


The conclusion from this test of LG DVD player is just fine and there are no drawbacks that are worth mentioning. Liked especially the function of the revision of the files that the device will be offered. Thus, the customer receives always optimal images and also an improved tone. Many features and an improved relationship between price and performance allow this LG DP542H DVD player to buy a very good recommendation.

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