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Akai LCT 85TA Series TV (27", 32", 37")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of Akai LCT 85TA Series TV (27", 32", 37"). The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the glare and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the size and remote control. Reviews about the reliability and durability are different.

image quality, price, usability, design, glare

remote control, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Akai LCT 85TA Series TV (27", 32", 37") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Akai LCT 85TA Series TV (27", 32", 37") from The average user rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviewers really like the design and usability. The price and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the remote control, and reviews are divided on the sound.

image quality, price, usability, design

remote control

36% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Akai LCT3785TA 37" LCD HDTV With ATSC TunerAkai LCT3285TA 32" LCD HDTV With ATSC TunerAkai LCT2785TA 27" LCD HDTV with ATSC Tuner

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (

Akai LCT3785TA Review – 37-inch LCD HDTV


With a long history of innovation and leadership in the fields of audio and video consumer electronics, Akai has once again tried to develop a product that meets the contemporary demands of the consumers. So, if you are looking for an HDTV model, then...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: jax (



low price

died after 16 months, no support

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: kain (



I am really happy with the price and the picture, the sound cand be a bit annoying. Like I said above its a low end problem (bass). The best way I can describe it is it sounds like popcorn popping (muffeled) when people are talking. I am highly...

Great alternative to Samsung LCD TVs. Great Picture - Good Price

Poor owners manual. Fails to go in detail about options and controls. Poorly made remote control. Not backlit. The worst thing about this tv is that there is NO universal remote codes. Meaning, you can only use their remote, no other! Also, I think...

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: MichaelH (

Very Nice


Got mine at Rxxxo Sxxxk for about 80 bucks more, but I don't trust ups with tv's :)

Very nice for the price, backlight noticable in corners in a dark room, but agian not bad for price

Backlight in corners

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: DanDaMan (

Great LCD TV


Akai has been around for a long time. They actually started out making high end audio equipment like Reel to Reel Tape Recorders. It's no surprise that a TV made by them would be of equal quality. If you are looking for your first LCD TV, look no...

Excellent Picture, razor sharp, has 2 Tuners built in - 1 for Hi Def, 1 for Cable, Dolby 7.1 Simulated surround sound. 1080i resolution - the picture looks life like

None at this time

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: gobi the idiot (

Don't judge a book by its cover


THE tv worked fine for 11 months. It decided to quit when I most needed it. It was working and I left the room for a telephone call and when I returned the screen was black. The On/Off function was still working. I could still turn the TV on and Off as...

Attractive Design, Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Poor Service life

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: PREMIER I (

Poor Quaility


I watch the TV everyday, news, weather, some programing. When working, it looks and sounds excelent - the video quality is great.

Attractive Design, Clear Picture, Easy Controls, Easy To Set Up

Poor Audio, Video Inputs

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: lover (

very bad


after 7 month stop working and and the waranty not good is 3 months and i steel waiting for the repair

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: screwed, blued & tattooed (

Piece of Trash!


Worked great for 3 months then screen turned green.

Fast Setup

poor life expectancy

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Philly (

This Product Should Be Recalled


this is unacceptable and this product should be recalled. Every comment I read about all AKAI products are the same. After a certain amount of months it stops working properly.

It worked for 6 months

Bad life expectancy, No solution once not wrkg, Should last lngr than 6 m

Mar, 2008

Product Specifications

Akai is a company with a long history of innovation and leadership in the fields of audio and video consumer electronics. For the past decades, Akai has been a major factor in the electronics industry. From its early days of dominant marketshare in the reel-to-reel recording industry, to modern day state of the art home entertainment systems, Akai continues to be a leader in the consumer electronics industry. PRODUCT FEATURES: Built-in ATSC Tuner for over-the-air HDTV broadcast reception; High Definition Monitor with 480p, 720p, and 1080i input capability; High brightness (550 cd/m2); 1.366 x 768 native resolution for optimal HDTV performance; Beautiful color depth with a contrast ratio of 1000: 1; Wide Screen aspect ratio (16: 9) for complete home theater experiences; Wide viewing angle (176 degrees H, 176 degrees V); 12w (6w x 2) Power amplifier; Sleep timer for auto shut off; Full-function Remote Control and Table Top Stand included; Elegant design fits any decor; HDTV compatible through HDMI and component (YPbPr) inputs; Conventional video through S-video and composite video inputs; VGA port for connection to PC.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers


Product Line:Akai

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Diagonal Size:37in
Diagonal Size (cm):94cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:720p
HDMI Ports Qty:1
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:800:1
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:176 degrees

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes