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LG RU SZ51 Series TV (44", 52")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of LG RU SZ51 Series TV (44", 52"). The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The remote control and usability are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the reliability and price.

image quality, usability, remote control, design, size

price, reliability

On average, users rate this product 49/100.

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Good value for money

Jul, 2005

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LG RU-44SZ51D 44 in. HDTV-Ready DLP TV Rear Projection


LG 44" HD-TV Model RU-44SZ51D, we've had it for years, aside from it's weight and a delay when you turn it on before the picture appears I loved having the capability of splitting the screen, husband watched his football and I was able to sit beside...

Oct, 2014

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Avoid this piece of s**t tv


Great picture

Very, very short life and expensive - never again LG

Apr, 2007

Consumer review (

Constant problems in 2 years!


I purchased this unit in Dec 04 from Best Buy. Who, by the way, I will never deal with again. To this date, I have replaced 2 lamps, a ballast, a light engine and test and am waiting for the repair people as I write this to come and repair the color. ...

It has a big picture. Easy menu and remote.

Constant electrical break downs. Poor customer service from seller. Mediocre picture.

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

would not recommend


good picture quality.

you should be informed of the short lamp life and the expense of fixing lamp.

Sep, 2006

Consumer review (

Nice TV - Short lamp life


Awesome picture

Expensive to own

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (

Don't even bother with this TV


I bought this TV just over a year ago. My first initial pick was a Samsung DLP but due to their limited stock at the time, I settled for the LG. Right from the start I could notice absolutely no difference between high def and regular broadcasts....

Slim design

Poor high def performance, Severe Pincushion effect, Purplish artifacts when watching dark scenes,

May, 2006

Product Specifications

LG model RU-52SZ51D is a 52" DLP projection TV - PC and HDTV monitor. LG's Exclusive XD Engine has six distinct processes that contribute to picture improvement. LG's XD Engine takes the low resolution of analog signals to near HD levels by improving brightness, contrast, detail and enhancing color as well as reducing signal noise. This total solution results in cinema like high-resolution images. Conventional ball bearing color wheels increase reliability. The device includes inputs for the most advanced components and allows simultaneous PC interactivity while watching your favorite TV programming.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:LG Electronics
Product Line:LG


Color:Black / Silver


Diagonal Size:52in
Diagonal Size (cm):132cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:720p
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1
PC Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Projection Display Technology:DLP
Resolution:1280 x 720
Type:Rear projection TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP) / Picture-out-of-picture (POP) / Split screen
TV Tuner Presence: Yes