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PDP4294 42" Plasma TV (16:9, 852x480, 1200:1, EDTV)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design. The value for money is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the tuner and remote control.

image quality, value for money, design

remote control, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the PDP4294 42" Plasma TV (16:9, 852x480, 1200:1, EDTV) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon review summary for PDP4294 42" Plasma TV (16:9, 852x480, 1200:1, EDTV)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of PDP4294 42" Plasma TV (16:9, 852x480, 1200:1, EDTV) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

image quality, value for money, design

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Akai PDP4294 42-Inch Plasma Flat Panel EDTVAkai PDP4294 42" Plasma Flat Panel EDTV

Consumer review by:

DO NOT BUY!!!

 

You can watch TV shows on it.

It is the most aggravating piece of equipment in my home.

Consumer review by:

Akai PDP4294 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma TV

 

price, picture quality, brightness, detachable speakers reduce width

slow tuner, remote control is difficult to use

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Consumer review by:

Fantastic value

 

best bang for your buck out there

slow processor finding signal and PIP

Consumer review by:

Akai 42 IN. Plasma = shipping cost not free

 

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: 42" 16: 9 WideScreen Plasma Monitor 160 Degree Extra Wide Viewing Angle 1200: 1 Contrast 700 CD/m2 Brightness Picture In Picture Built In Dual Tuner Progressive Scan Picture Quality Digital Comb Filter High Contrast/High Brightness Panel Component Video, RCA, And "S" Video Inputs Computer Input (VGA/WXGA) Wall Mountable, 70.5 Pounds Total Weight 14 Watt Stereo Amplifier

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

DVD

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Akai
Model:4294
Product Line:Akai PDP

Television

Brightness:700cd/m2
Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:1200:1
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:160 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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