A BRIGHTER PICTURE
IN A CROWDED and fiercely competitive market, LG sells a third of all large (more than 26 inch) LCDs in South Africa and has cornered over 50% of the market for plasma displays. The South Korean manufacturer is also the first to market an LCD display – dubbed the Time Machine – with a built-in digital video recorder.
The 42-inch 42LC2RR (also available in 37 inch) is a great-looking display with a shiny, piano-black finish. Manufacturers are increasingly taking care with the look and design of the TV itself, so that it doesn’t detract from the rest of your living room décor. Here LG has definitely succeeded. The DVR can record up to 40 hours of standard TV broadcasts and has a live TV pause function. Without the electronic programme guide embedded, as with the DStv PVR, the LG isn’t as user