Panasonic TH-42AF1U
42" LCD Professional Signage Display with Android-based OpenPort PLATFORM


Panasonic's TH-42AF1U, the 42" model in their AF1 display lineup, is simple...
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Panasonic's TH-42AF1U, the 42" model in their AF1 display lineup, is simple, reliable, expandable, and features an Android™-based OpenPort PLATFORM™ powered by a high-performance SoC (System on a Chip) with a 1 GHz quad-core CPU, 1 GB of memory, and 8 GB* of internal storage. Together with verified apps created by global alliance partners for custom signage and other roles in business, these adaptive displays can deliver your message with full impact now and for the future.

*Total capacity of storage including OS.

 A Dependable, Fully Certified Platform
Fully certified by Google, the OpenPort PLATFORM™ based on Android™, assures stable, secure, and reliable operation.

Mutual Check with App Alliance Partners
Applications running on OpenPort PLATFORM™ are fully vetted by Panasonic and alliance partners for stable, secure functionality.

Simple Setup and Easy Operation No Need for External Devices and Cables
With its onboard media player function, you won't need external devices like set-top boxes or PCs, and associated cabling for digital signage usage. Wireless functionality provides simple, worry-free installation, while saving you both time and money.

Simple App Installation
Easily access and install Applications using Panasonic App Server*, which streamlines the settings before use. App installation can also be provided via USB drive or microSD card.

*Total capacity of storage including OS.

Flexible and Expandable Digital Signage

Panasonic API Expands Application Functions
Panasonic's clear, intuitive API (Application Programming Interface) allows the expansion of application functions, enabling remote control of the display with no need for RS232C or other complicated applications.

Supports External Memory Devices
USB drives and microSD cards can also be used to expand the 8 GB internal memory storage capacity.

Supports Connection of Peripheral Devices
Peripheral devices like keyboard, mouse, or USB camera can be connected to AF1 Series displays, offering further expansion of their functionality.

Cloning Function Saves Time When Setting Up Multiple Devices
Using a USB memory device, you can easily copy data settings from a master display to other displays, reducing labor, and ensuring consistent multiple device setup.

Note: Function supported on displays of the same size and series only.

High Brightness and Off-Axis Visibility Design

Bright and Stylish IPS Display
The AF1 Series features efficient edge-LED IPS panel technology, providing brightness of 500 cd/m², and assuring uncommonly good off-axis visibility that maintains color accuracy even in bright ambient light situations. Additionally, the displays feature a slim 6.3mm (0.25") bezel that increases perceived image size.

Dependability You Can Count On

Fanless Design
The hardy fanless design prevents issues that may be caused by the intake of dusty air, thus allowing the displays to be safely installed and operated in high-traffic environments.

Failover and Failback Safeguards for Mission Critical Situations
The AF1 Series includes HDMI, DVI-D, and USB terminals. If an interruption to the main video and audio signals occurs, the system immediately switches to alternative signals. When the primary input signal is restored, the original content is automatically reinstated. These safeguards are absolutely essential when the displays are employed in control rooms, surveillance centers, and any other mission-critical applications.

Multi Monitoring & Control Software
This free software available from Panasonic provides monitoring and control of up to 2,048 devices via a LAN network—all from a single PC if needed. For monitoring purposes, the status of each device can be listed in groups, along with detailed information on individual displays that can also be separately shown. Control functions include power ON/OFF, command inputs, input switching, and scheduling.

Multi Monitoring & Control Software

Optional Early Warning Software (ET-SWA100 Series - sold separately)
Optional ET-SWA100 Series* Early Warning Software offers monitoring for displays and projectors that are connected to an intranet, and informs you when an abnormality is detected or there are symptoms of trouble. A monitoring server can be controlled remotely via tablet or PC, when this software installed.

*Part number suffix may differ depending on the license type.

Panasonic TH-42AF1U Includes:

  • TH-42AF1U unit
  • 79" (2.0m) AC Cord
  • Remote Control
  • (2) AAA Batteries
  • (3) Clampers
  • CD-ROM User Manual
  • Operating Instructions Booklet

Panasonic TH-42AF1U Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 42"
  • Brightness: 500cd/m²
  • Bezel Width: 6.3mm
  • Mounting Orientation: Landscape / Portrait
  • Onboard Speakers: Yes
  • Physical:
    • Dimensions:
      • 37.3" W x 21.3" H x 2.8" D (947 x 541 x 72mm)
      • (excluding handle) 37.3" W x 21.3" H x 2.3" D  (947 x 541 x 57mm)
    • Weight: Approx: 34.4 lbs.

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