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Astar MP-32DB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Astar MP-32DB. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the usability and design. The sound and image quality are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the energy efficiency and tuner.

price, image quality, sound, design, usability

remote control, tuner, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Astar MP-32DB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 25 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

DOA

 

The design of the television is surprisingly sheik

The TV was dead on arrival to my office. I was skeptical about buying it in the first place, and now I know why

Consumer review by:

DO NOT BUY

 

Thank the lord for Newegg!!!! they are seriously the greatest company ever, they got everything straightened out and got me my money back.

The picture was great while it lasted. I was playing my 360 on it and poof out it went. Astar was helpful, yet they neglected to tell me they were going bankrupt

TV died within 5 days of receiving it. As soon as I got my RMA and sent my TV back to Astar, who told me they were going to upgrade me to a newer model no problem, I was never able to get ahold of them again

Consumer review by:

Look Elsewhere

 

Do yourself a favor and look at other established products, you won't pay that much more.

Decent enough LCD tv with average picture and sound quality. Low price

This company has had its assets frozen and rebate checks they have issued are bouncing. Mine did. This company is basically out of business so don't count on ANY customer service... even if your set arrives DOA

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Consumer review by:

Out of business

 

For people like me who bought this expecting a rebate, contact Newegg. They refunded the $60 I should have gotten from Astar. They were professional and friendly, and I'm impressed by the service I got.

Nice quality picture, nice looking cabinet and design, includes wall mount

No-name company that has gone out of business (meaning no rebate checks for anyone). Wretched remote control. Bootup speed isn't bad but the light doesn't go green right away and you have no idea if you've actually turned it on

Consumer review by:

Great Set - Poor Company

 

I purchased this set back in March with a $100 rebate offer. I have never received the rebate check, and after repeated attempts to contact the company it turns out they are in Chapter 11. So it looks like I'm out the rebate check

Ok, this is a really nice set for the price I purchased it at. Has all the features of more expensive sets, and it has a very nice picture

There are some quirks with it. The remote is horrible. The menu navigation and options could have been laid out better, and functioned more like other sets. The speakers should have been left off, they are terrible

Consumer review by:

Astar rebate check bounced

 

Astar has very low priced products but if you have problems you are on your own.

I purshased Astar 27" LCD. Works well after about 5 months. No problems so far

Rebate check bounced due to account closed. Astar must be in Chapter 11

Consumer review by:

Lucky Thus Far

 

Please let me get a year out of this thing, pretty please!

Cheap

None so far, remote sucks, takes like 10 seconds to boot

Consumer review by:

Worked great - for 1 day!

 

Nice picture (when it worked) very good sound (when it worked) built-in wall mount

TV power supply burned up the day after I received it. Astar Cust service will not return calls, must keep calling until you reach a live person. Gave me local on-site service companies number, they have had it 1 week and are waiting for Astar tech...

Consumer review by:

DONT BUY

 

newegg is my savior they working things out w/ me so i hopfully can have a t.v or my money back because astar is just not doing it for me or newegg.

looks good

EVERYTHING it was a defect from the box...i had to deal with the company and i have never had to go through the stuff that they put me through. first they would not return my calls because u have to leave ur name and number and whats wrong yeah never...

Consumer review by:

Stopped working - ASTAR out of business

 

DO NOT BUY!!!!!

Very cheap and nice looking

VGA port stopped working after only 3 days in use. Called ASTAR, they claim that Phillips is taking legal action against them. ASTAR has filed chapter 11 bankruptcy and told me they cannot help me

Product Specifications

Through the combination of Astar Electronics' partnerships with key component manufacturers and design firms, combined with its own in-house R&D team, Astar leads the industry in time-to-market for emerging technologies and innovative designs. Astar Electronics is focused on its products and its customers. Through its partnerships, manufacturing strength, and vision Astar will continue on the road to a new digital lifestyle, where people connect with culture and art through innovation and technology.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

DVD

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Astar Electronics
Model:MP-32DB
Product Line:Astar

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

Brightness:600cd/m2
Diagonal Size:32in
Diagonal Size (cm):82cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:720p
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:1200:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

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