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

Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372
alaScore 80

53 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews.

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 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Initial DTV-172 / 231/ 262/322/372 from 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

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This summary is based on the products: Initial DTV-232 23" HD-Ready LCD TV/DVD Combo (Silver)Initial DTV-232 23" HD-Ready LCD TV/DVD Combo (Silver)

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (

remote failure



volume very weak

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: Falc (

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

Dec, 2005

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



Type:DVD player


Manufacturer:Initial Technology
Product Line:Initial

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


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
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:120 degrees

TV Tuner

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