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Axion AXN-8905 9-Inch Widescreen Handheld LCD TV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the tuner and energy efficiency. The sound and usability also get good views. Some have doubts about the design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Axion AXN-8905 9-Inch Widescreen Handheld LCD TV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Axion AXN-8905 9-Inch Widescreen Handheld LCD TV

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Axion AXN-8905 9-Inch Widescreen Handheld LCD TV from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

The already popular Axion Portable TV now comes in a bigger size, crispier image display--introducing the Axion 9” Portable TV with hi-resolution display. The bigger screen improves your viewing pleasure, and the most important thing is we still maintain its portability. This TV is great for both indoors and outdoors. The built-in rechargeable battery provides adequate power for you to watch a movie or series (approx. 120mins) when fully charged. Features 9-inch Widescreen LCD mobile TV with Hi-Resolution and Hi-Brightness Built in ATSC tuner for both Analog & Digital channels Brightness adjustable A/V Input for external audio/video sources Built-in speaker with headphone jack Built-in rechargeable Lithium-Polymer battery Card style remote control Detachable external antenna with big magnet base Specifications Signal system: ATSC Panel size: 9 inch Resolution: 800 x 480 Power source: DC 9V Operating temperature: 5~35°C Weight: 1.7 lbs Dimensions (W x D x H): 9.9 X 7.7 X 1.3 inch Accessories AC adaptor Instruction manual Remote control External rod antenna with detachable magnet base Car adaptor A/V cable Powering and Installation Powering the System Indoors Plug one end of the AC to DC adapter into the DC Input jack on the right side of the mobile TV , then plug the other end into the 100~240V AC power receptacle. Note: Use the provided AC to DC adapter or an adapter with proper specifications. Powering the System with Built-in Battery A built-in rechargeable battery (Li-Polymer) is included for use. When the built-in battery cannot power the TV or is used for the first time, recharge it. Turn off the TV Connect the AC to DC adapter to the DC jack and a standard wall outlet The red charge indicator will light Once fully recharged, the light will turn off Disconnect the AC to DC adapter after the battery is fully charged Note: The TV can operate 2 hrs with built-in battery. When the sound level lowers or the picture becomes unstable, charge the battery about 7 hours. Controls, Indicators, and Connectors Unit View IR Sensor: Infrared sensor receives information from remote. POWER on/off button MENU button: Open and close TV menu or pressing and holding it to interrupt the auto scan. Up/Down/Left/Right buttons: Used to navigate on-screen menus. CH+/-: Select the previous or next channel. VOL+/-: Increase/decrease the volume. ENTER button: Confirm your selection. INPUT button: Switch between TV and AV IN. WIDE button: Switches the screen between the 16:9 and 4:3 screen displays. RF IN: Connect with antenna. AV IN: Connect with AV device. Headphone jack: Insert headphone (not included) for private listening. It can disable the speakers. Brightness Up/Down Control: Adjust the brightness. POW/CHG LED: Lights green when the TV on and lights red when the built-in battery is charging. DC 9V jack: Connect to the provided AC to DC adapter. Note: Moving the TV may cause signal loss, especially for digital programs. The TV will shut off automatically if it receives no signal for 15 minutes. Setting the DTV To Set the DTV Enter the channel number followed by “-1.” For example, enter “11-1” for the digital channel 11. If available, the digital channel appears. Some digital stations provide multiple broadcasts on a single channel. To access these directly, enter higher numbers after the channel number. Take “11-2” “11-3” for example. If available, these digital channels appear. Using the External Antenna When the picture is not clear with the built-in rod antenna, try placing your TV near a window or connecting an external antenna to the TV for improve reception. If you are in a weak TV signal area, or are inside a concrete building, you might need an external antenna to improve reception. Connect the external antenna to the RF IN jack on the right side of the TV. Follow the install steps below:      Diagram IScrew the rod antenna loose from the RF IN jack.      Diagram II Screw the rod antenna onto the top jack of the magnet pedestal.      Diagram III Screw the metal plug of the external antenna onto the RF IN jack on the TV.      Diagram IV Place the magnet pedestal vertically; pull the rod antenna to scan channels. Note: Based on the current ATSC standards, mobile reception of digital stations are practically impossible especially when the TV is moving or on a moving surface or vehicle. Picture on the screen tends to garble up or lose signal indefinitely. To avoid this issue, try not to move the TV around when watching TV programs. Using Your TV as a Monitor 1. Press INPUT button and select AV IN mode.2. Connect the AV cable plugs to the out jack of AV Device as below:   Yellow plug: Connect to the VIDEO OUT jack on the AV Device. Red plug: Connect to the AUDIO IN R jack on the AV Device. White plug: Connect to the AUDIO IN L jack on the AV Device. 3. Connect the AV cable’s 1/8-inch plug to the AV IN jack on the TV unit. Troubleshooting The player won’t turn on? Charge the battery. Check the AC to DC adapter is connected. Connect to another power outlet. No TV Program Picture? Do a full scan of channels by pressing “Auto” on the remote or in the Menu settings Make sure the input selection is set to TV instead of AV Position your TV to a better location with the external antenna connected and do a channel rescan. No sound? Increase the volume. Press MUTE on the remote control to turn off mute. Unplug the headphones. Poor picture? Adjust the telescoping antenna. Move to a window (if inside a building structure). Use an external antenna (The one provided or regular antenna.) Remote control doesn't work? Remove any obstacles between the remote and the TV. Replace the battery in the remote control.
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