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Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the resolution and usability are on the whole positive. The sound and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the remote control. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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65% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Never buy hdtv from Initial

 

If you are reading this please do not buy anything from this company I repeat do no buy from Initial. This HDTV i bought 1st the remote stopped working so I got a replacement after 1 month of wait and customer service do not speak english at all.. The...

Its looks like a TV

Does not work and components fails one by one

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Great low priced small LCD TV!

 

Great small LCD TV. Small enough to fit in small spaces. Low priced alternative for 1st time buyers. Would also be great. as a second set.

Compact, lots of features found only on larger sets

Must pull out unit to insert DVDs on the left side

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remote failure

 

portable

volume very weak

Consumer review by:

Great Bedroom Television

 

This is exactly what i was looking for our bedroom television. While LCD's typically aren't yet as crisp as CRT's when watching regular television, from a distance it is fine. With the ability to throw videos on a dvd-r and watch is impressive and...

Solid, compact LCD tv ; HD Capable ; Widescreen ; USB & Card Reader ; DVD's look GREAT ; Comes with lots of cables for input/outputs ; Would be awesome computer monitor ; Always fast shipping from NewEgg ; Reads jpeg, mp3, mpeg & avi files (ohhh the...

Initial?!? not much history on them (Took a chance) ; USB 1.1... (equals slow transfers from camera/memory stick, nice feature though) ; awkward remote ; sleep timer is hidden in menus ; must turn power on to eject discs

Product Specifications

Enjoy watching TV or work from home with this 2-in-1 Initial 17" LCD TV/ PC monitor combo. The TV's high-resolution, slim and stylish LCD display offers a vivid picture of your favorite programs. Includes VGA input for PC use, TV tuner, stereo headphone output, 1280 x 768 WXGA resolution, 176-degree viewing angle, A/V, S-video and component video inputs and a fully functional remote control. Wall mountable. Comes with AV Cables; Component Video Cables; RF/ Antenna Extension Cable; AC Adapter; Remote Control/ User Manual

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.7in
Height:13.9in
Width:19.7in

DVD

Type:DVD player

Header

Manufacturer:Initial Technology
Model:DTV-172/DTV-172A
Product Line:Initial

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

Brightness:450cd/m2
Combined with:Built-in DVD player
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (cm):43cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Resolution:1280 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:120 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

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