The Sony PFM42X1 is a 42-inch plasma television that offers up to 720p HD resolution. The Sony 42-inch TV features anti-glare/anti-reflective screen protection, color temperature control, and closed captioning. The internal tuner receives broadcasts in NTSC, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, PAL60, PAL-M, and PAL-N formats. Picture modes available with the HD plasma TV include Custom, Vivid, and Standard. Connection options for the Sony PFM42X1 include a RGB HD-15 interface, an S-Video port, and a composite video port. The Sony 42-inch TV has a built in 7-watt stereo system and a panel life span of 60,000 hours. Maximum resolution for the television is 1024x768 pixels with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Special features on the television from Sony include Multi-Mode Picture Orbit, Picture Inversion, and White Screen. Other features on the unit are Timers, Power Save, Auto Wide Mode, Background, and Smart Fan Technology. The HD plasma TV measures 40.75 inches wide by 24.87 inches high by 4 inches deep. The Sony 42-inch TV weighs 66 lbs.