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Panasonic CT 36HX40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Panasonic CT 36HX40. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the durability and design are on the whole positive. The usability and sound also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic CT 36HX40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Panasonic CT 36HX40 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviewers really like the durability and design. The usability and sound also get good reviews. Many are negative about the size.

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This summary is based on the product: Panasonic CT36HX40 36" TAU Pure Flat Screen HDTV-Ready TV

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

The T (pronounced "tau") is the crystallization of Panasonic's industry-leading technology, providing a level of viewing realism unlike anything you've ever seen before. It is also the 19th letter of the Greek Alphabet, and the name scientists have given to the last of the 12 known elementary particles believed to form all existing matter. Panasonic has chosen this letter for the new television series because its shape suggests the superior flatness and sharp picture quality of these new models. It represents the next generation of television, with a flat screen, high quality, realistic, outstanding picture performance and advanced digital technology that set high standards for others to follow. T[tau] stands alone as a television that points to a brilliant new future in viewing pleasure. Experience it. Panasonic T[tau]. Panasonic Tau PureFlat series televisions are widely acclaimed for their startlingly crisp, realistic picture. But this set is stunning even when it is turned off. Its newly designed metallic cabinet complements the state-of-the-art digital technology inside. Optional matching stands will be available to complete the look. The CT-36HX40 is equipped with 4 A/V input jacks, 3 S-Video inputs, 2 component video inputs, fixed and variable audio output jacks, A/V program out jacks, center channel audio input jacks, and 2 UHF/VHF inputs, lighted Director Home Theater remotes with joystick control. This new 4: 3 HDTV (1080i/480p) compatible set features 3-line digital comb filters, digital velocity modulated scan, built-in progressive scan converters, digital convergence, wideband video amplifiers, powerful audio systems, 2-tuner split-screen/standard PIP, component video inputs, and a host of other advanced features. To optimize the home theater experience, the new set offers enhanced video features - such as 57 MHz DAC, ID-1 detection for anamorphic DVD, and progressive cinema scan - to deliver the full benefits of digital content. Set is also equipped with ID-1 identify the presence of an ID-1 signal to automatically adjust the size and aspect ratio for optimum viewing of DVD movies. The digital cinema scan feature compensates for digital artifacts typically visible when film, converted to NTSC (480i interlaced video signal), is displayed as progressive video (480p).

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None


Product Line:Panasonic CT


Color:Metallic silver

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


CRT Type:PureFlat
Diagonal Size:36in
Diagonal Size (cm):92cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:1080i
Flat CRT TV: Yes
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:4:3
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video

TV Tuner

dbx Noise Reduction: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes