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Akai PDP 4294

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Akai PDP 4294. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The image quality also gets good reviews, but some have doubts about the tuner and remote control.

price, image quality, design

reliability, usability, remote control, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Akai PDP 4294 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Akai PDP 4294 from 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 Reviewers really like the design. The image quality is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

price, image quality, design


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

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

May, 2018

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You can watch TV shows on it.

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

Jun, 2007

Consumer review (

Akai PDP4294 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma TV


price, picture quality, brightness, detachable speakers reduce width

slow tuner, remote control is difficult to use

Jun, 2005

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Fantastic value


best bang for your buck out there

slow processor finding signal and PIP

Apr, 2005

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Akai 42 IN. Plasma = shipping cost not free

Oct, 2004

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


Type: None


Product Line:Akai PDP


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

TV Tuner

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