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Magnavox 42MF230A Plasma TV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Magnavox 42MF230A Plasma TV. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price also gets good comments, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability and tuner.

image quality, price, design

sound, tuner, reliability

On average, users rate this product 48/100.

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Poor TV


Good picture


Jan, 2008

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Value,Picture Clarity

Channel changing,Temperature

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (

Trash after a year and a half!


good picture, cheap price

pray that it doesn't break!

Sep, 2007

Consumer review (

Philips 42MF230A/37 42 in. HDTV Plasma TV


Excellent Picture and good price.

No HDMI input, scrolling inputs is painful, screen out after 15 months

May, 2007

Consumer review (

Great Plasma for the price


Everything, but...

Scrolling through unused inputs

Sep, 2006

Consumer review (

Good when it works


Out of the three months I have own it, it has been not working for 1.


Sound and Magnavox Support

Sep, 2006

Consumer review (

Great monitor


The Magnavox 42MF230A produces a very nice high definition picture but the NTSC feed had allot of artifacts in it and the options to format a 4x3 picture to fit the 16x9 screen we very limited.

The Hi Def picture is great. Clean design.

NTSC leaves alot of artifacts.

Apr, 2006

Consumer review (

Good picture but


(Edited April 02nd by cwoulfe) Remember you got it cheap.


Tuner and speakers

Apr, 2006

Product Specifications

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Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Dimensions & Weight



Product Line:Philips Magnavox


Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
HDTV Ready: Yes
PC Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video

TV Tuner

TV Tuner Presence: Yes