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VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL

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VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL

The VIZIO E422VL LCD HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps puts the preeminent of the web right on your TV screens. With built-in Wi-Fi (802.11n) for easy set-up, this VIZIO HDTV boasts 1080p full HD and 120Hz refresh rate so that it could deliver you, the superior picture and audio quality at an amazing value. At the same time it ensures to land on the ENERGY STAR 5.3 guidelines in a way to reduce its energy consumption. This VIZIO LCD HDTV has a 16:9 LCD panel with a 1920 x 1080 full HD resolution which helps in bringing out the best from movies and shows. With 42 inch wide screen, this VIZIO HDTV makes your movie watching experience more memorable. The 42 1080p LCD HDTV is available in black and its sleek design fits perfectly on to the wall mount or TV table.
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Questions & Answers for Vizio VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL

Question

Does this TV have a swivel base?

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
10 answers
Answers
answer 1
no
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
RobandKia
answer 2
Nope.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 3
No it does not
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 4
I don't know if it's an option, but the produce in the box does NOT have a swivel base.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Carlyle302
 - Edgewater, MD
answer 5
Mine did not, it's fixed.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Coach2248
 - Liberty Lake, WA
answer 6
no, fixed
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
hogriderxp
 - kannapolis,nc
answer 7
Unfortunantly, no it does not. The base doesnt tilt or swivel. I would recommend a wall mount for this TV. It looks better and allows you to swivel and tilt it!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 8
no, it had a regular base
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ECCOBOOT
 - Littleton Co
answer 9
No
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
goldtreefrog87
 - KS
answer 10
No.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
TrueSpin
Question

Does this TV have a USB port?

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
BurntToast
 - Seattle, WA
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes there are two
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
RobandKia
answer 2
It has 2 on the side.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 3
Yes
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 4
Yes. It has two USB ports. I haven't tried mine yet, so I'm not sure what to do with them though...
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Carlyle302
 - Edgewater, MD
answer 5
Yes, on the side inputs... just below the side HDMI input.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Coach2248
 - Liberty Lake, WA
answer 6
yes on the left side
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
hogriderxp
 - kannapolis,nc
answer 7
Yes, there are 2 usb ports on the left side of the tv looking at it, on the back.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 8
Yes, this TV has two USB ports.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
bobbie09
 - Cleveland, OH
answer 9
yes it does have a usb port
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ECCOBOOT
 - Littleton Co
Question

Will we still be able to use our current DVD player?

asked 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Justsumolguy
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. It won't look as good as a bluray player, but the TV has the connections necessary to use a standard dvd player.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 2
Yes the TV has the necessary connections for almost every device
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 3
Should be able to, there's enough inputs on the back of this thing to handle just about ANY old type of device!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Coach2248
 - Liberty Lake, WA
answer 4
yes
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
hogriderxp
 - kannapolis,nc
answer 5
Absolutely. The DVD player has A/V (Audio Video) RCA connectors, and so does this TV.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 6
Yes but it may have low Picture Qulity because it's not HD or Blu-Ray.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
JayMix
 - Jacksonville
answer 7
Virtually all Hi-Def TV's, including this one, has a composite input (the RCA jacks), and will work fine. You may also want to consider getting a Blu-ray player. You'll get a better picture and it will play all your old DVD's as well as any Blu-ray you purchase.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Victor63021
answer 8
yes
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
PCShopper1
Question

Is this tv wii compatable?

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
Be careful on this - I go the E422VLE when I thought I was getting the E422VL. The VLE does not have the separate yellow/red/white jacks shown in the picture for the VL. You are supposed to plug it into the component jacks - so yellow cable goes into the green jack.

The wii video appears to have a lag in the that is very slight, but it means you can't effectively play games. The delay in video means that the jumps and shots happen an instant too late.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Ron2012
 - 97303
answer 2
Yeah, I guess. It works with anything device with the yellow, red, and white plugs that a Wii sports. It also has component and HDMI ports.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 3
Yes
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 4
yes
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
hogriderxp
 - kannapolis,nc
answer 5
Of course. It has A/V (Audio Video) inputs as well as HDMI inputs.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 6
Yes but may have very low Picture Qulity.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
JayMix
 - Jacksonville
answer 7
Yes, I hooked my Wii up to it with both the cable that came with it and then later an aftermarket HD cable.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
goldtreefrog87
 - KS
answer 8
Yup
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Boyanime010
 - New York, New York
Question

Does the E422VL come with an HDMI cable?

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
bruno1171
 - Roanoke, VA
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
You need to buy the cables seperately
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
RobandKia
answer 2
I did not get one in the box, no.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
coachred
 - Visalia, CA
answer 3
No
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
KungPowChckn
 - Bay shore,ny
answer 4
No, but you can order one on the Walmart website for just a few bucks.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
KTucson
answer 5
No. You can buy one online for dirt cheap. try Newegg.com
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 6
No it does not
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 7
No, not at all! It is just the TV & a power cord!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

Does this TV have the Qwerty Keyboard remote?

asked 3 years ago
By
hickoryboy
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Sadly, no. It made me a sad panda.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 2
No this model's remote does not have a keyboard
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 3
Not on the remote itself. But it has the on screen keyboard obviously.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 4
No.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
TrueSpin
answer 5
only the Models E472VL / E552VL have this type of remote.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
bobbie09
 - Cleveland, OH
answer 6
no it doesn't have a compatable keyboard
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Itsokbyme
Question

Does this tv have picture in Picture?

asked 3 years ago
By
Jammerc
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
no it doesnt
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
RobandKia
answer 2
No it does not
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 3
No, does not have PIP.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 4
No it is not a Smart TV for examble Samsung SmartTV.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
JayMix
 - Jacksonville
answer 5
no
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ECCOBOOT
 - Littleton Co
answer 6
No
answered 3 years ago
By
cybyrd
Question

how do i connect my computer to this tv?

asked 2 years, 11 months ago
By
kyleda
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I'm guessing you could try to use the usb ports, but I dont think thats gonna work.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
RobandKia
answer 2
If you have HDMI capabilities on your computer, you can use that. It also works with VGA.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 3
The basic way is using an RGB monitor cord but you can also use HDMI if your computer supports that.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 4
You have a couple options depending on your computer.

1) It has a standard SVGA connection (Super Video Graphics Adapter). 15 pin trapezoid port.
2) A/V (Audio Video) inputs. For cards that are equipped with S-Video (Round port) You can get an adapter to change it to RCA A/V plugs.
3) I beleive there is a USB adapter that will allow you do use the on TV USB ports.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 5
VGA + audio or with a combined HDMI cable, depending on your PC.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
TrueSpin
answer 6
Yes you can. There are two possible ways.
You can use a cable to connect the monitor of your computer directly to your tv, there is and output named RGB. Look for the right cable usually has to different ends, one to fit the TV the other one fits the monitor.
Then also you can use any if the three out HDMI outs to connect directly to you PC tower. Your TV also has an Ethernet out that connects you to the internet, so you wont need the connection to the computer.
http://70.168.148.201/documents/downloads/hdtv/E422VL/1143UM_E422-552-472VL_B.pdf
copu and paste this link, it will take you to the vizio wenpage with the owner's manual, there you find all detailed explanations. Good luck
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
bobbie09
 - Cleveland, OH
Question

Can I use for OTA (over the air) tansmissions?

Does this Have QAM and ATSC (or is it NTSC?) tuners? I hate cable providers! The caution at the top about needing HD sources specifically mentions cable/satellite, so I need to make sure this thing has tuners!

Also... is this a new model? There are no reviews!
asked 3 years ago
By
Thljhnj
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
this tv has ntsc tuners only
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
RobandKia
answer 2
It can do over the air, just get a good antennae. When I set it up, it asked me to choose between Cable setup or Antennae setup.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 3
Yes this TV does pick up OTA signal
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 4
The book doesnt specify, however it does have the coaxial cable connection and it does state antenna/cable. Im assuming its NTSC, but yes, it does have a tuner.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 5
Yes it does. I also have an older model and I have picture perfect 21 channels, no providers. with this one you have directly the internet plus apps, you can watch anything and not missing the "providers"
I have to tell you , where I live there are a lot of concrete buildings plus maaaany trees so I installed an indoor antenna, and it is perfect. The newer one, like this one is even more powerful.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
bobbie09
 - Cleveland, OH
answer 6
i do not have cable, and only watch broadcast tv and netflix, and it works great.
answered 3 years ago
By
trocker222
Question

Can this TV hook up to a HD Antenna?

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
flash111
on VIZIO 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz HDTV, E422VL
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. It has a tuner you can connect it into.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
CaptainRocker
 - Arizona
answer 2
Yes
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
VIZIOSupport
 - South Dakota, USA
answer 3
Yes. It has a coaxial input for that. I'm using mine with a roof-mounted antenna.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Carlyle302
 - Edgewater, MD
answer 4
any tv can as long as it has a hdmi connection
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
hogriderxp
 - kannapolis,nc
answer 5
Yes, There is a standard Coax connection on the back for antenna/cable/dtv. (DTV=Digital Television)
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MoparPower
 - Las Vegas, NV
answer 6
Yes, you can hook it up to a HD Antenna.
Make sure you have good reception.
The TV is HD.
If you program it, from the menu and you will be pleasantly surprised you get channel without an antenna, and if you have good reception, wow you'll get them.
An antenna will enhance the power and of course you'll get more channels.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
bobbie09
 - Cleveland, OH
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